The Growth Weekly - 100 greatest innovations of 2016, how NASA is getting their ass kicked by SpaceX & super batteries made from nuclear waste

Readers & growth enthusiasts!A new week, a new Growth Weekly. Welcome to issue #11. As usual, the
The Growth Weekly - 100 greatest innovations of 2016, how NASA is getting their ass kicked by SpaceX & super batteries made from nuclear waste
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #11
Readers & growth enthusiasts!
A new week, a new Growth Weekly. Welcome to issue #11. As usual, the best growth reads we found this week. Enjoy your read.

Growth
Kickstarter's Tech Predictions for 2017
After analyzing more than eleven thousand projects launched, Kickstarter presents their tech predictions for 2017.
How NASA is Getting Their Ass Kicked by SpaceX
The answer to why SpaceX is kicking NASA’s ass, in the public perception and in practice, comes down to 3 fundamentals of innovation and strategy.
Interesting stuff
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, and other investors worth $170 billion are launching a clean-energy fund to fight climate change
Bill Gates is leading a more than $1 billion fund focused on fighting climate change by investing in clean energy innovation.
The Microsoft co-founder and his all-star line-up of fellow investors plan to announce tomorrow the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund, which will begin making investments next year.
Innovation
Each year, Popular Science picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology. These are the breakthroughs that will shape the future—and some may even make great Christmas presents.
The Biggest Innovation Of The Next 100 Years Is Right In Front Of You: Blockchain
The greatest innovations often elude us cloaked in obtuse jargon that masks their impact. Here’s one you don’t want to miss: blockchain.
Six places where renewable energy is cheaper than fossil fuels
With the cost of renewable energy getting lower by the year, if not the month, energy sources like solar and wind power can eventually edge out fossil fuels entirely. Let’s take a look at some of the locales where renewable energy is proving that a clean world doesn’t have to be more expensive.
Cool stuff
Diamond Batteries Made of Nuclear Waste Can Generate Power For Thousands of Years
Scientist have developed an ingenious means of converting nuclear power plant waste into sustainable diamond batteries. These long-lasting batteries could be a clean and safe way to power spacecraft, satellites, and even medical devices.
Ikea Renamed Products After Frequently Googled Problems That Those Products Solve
“My daughter is out all night” guides users to a disco ball, "My partner annoys me" to a double-desk separated by a cubby wall, and “The attraction is gone” points to magnets.
Robots, jobs and the human fear of change
When it comes to technology’s impact on the economy, there continues to be concern that robots and other advances will lead to unemployment. But will they?
How the Most Emotionally Intelligent CEOs Handle Their Power
Leaders, ask yourself these questions.
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