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The Big Picture: Investing in the next technological revolution

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Brian Walker

Peter Trofimenko
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

The world is entering the final ten years of the old technological paradigm, and within the next decade we will experience the most profound technological revolution of the last 100 years, according to Brian Walker and Peter Trofimenko, co-founders of Symphonic Alternative Investments, a new Virginia-based hedge fund manager.

Major disruptions to the present way of life will come from a combination of technological advances and cost reduction in the following areas (in alphabetic order):

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning
  • Automation and robotics in manufacturing, services and medicine
  • Autonomous/Unmanned land, sea and aerial vehicles
  • Batteries/Energy Storage
  • Big Data/Open Data
  • Electric vehicles
  • E-Money/e-Finance
  • Sensors/Internet of Things
  • Solar Photovoltaic (PV), wind and geothermal power generation
  • These changes are inexorable, they continue, and are the results of years "of compounding scientific research, advancement of computing power and p......................

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