Speakers — October 10, 2019

A Silicon Valley Insider Asks the Awkward Questions

How would you respond if PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel asked you his favorite interview question:“Tell me something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on.” Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel, speaking at COSM in October, has a history of challenging Valley orthodoxies.

Crypto — August 14, 2019

A Radical Cosmic Reboot Has Commenced

Hello, COSM! This is the name of my coming cosmic tech conference in Seattle, October 23-25. There I will try to explain China to Peter Thiel and crypto to my 101-year-old mother, and maybe in a long shot to some folks who spend time around President Trump. As I am learning this week in Silicon Valley, COSM has now become a bigger deal than even Peter Thiel and my mother. It is the name of the new Internet architecture being developed for Intel corporation by telecom innovator and consultant, Daniel Berninger. And as Berninger puts it, We’re going to have to throw out the cue ball world. This is the frictionless Internet ball we reside on with no time or…

News — October 8, 2018

United States CTO, Michael Kratsios, to Speak at COSM

Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States and Deputy Assistant to the President on Science and Technology Policy has been confirmed to speak at the COSM Technology Summit. Convened by Discovery Institute and chaired by author, economist, and futurist George Gilder, COSM is an intimate, exclusive summit on the converging technologies remaking the world.