Graphic: Persistent Surveillance Stoplight Chart

Analysis, Balance, Capabilities-Force Structure, Collection, Corruption, Geospatial, ICT-IT, Processing, Reform, Strategy-Holistic Coherence, Threats, True Cost
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PPT: Single Source Evaluation Matrix 1.2

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Analysis @ Phi Beta Iota

Big Data @ Phi Beta Iota

Yoda: Exascale by 2020? No Way, Jose! Four Socko Graphics and Bottom Line Upfront — Human Brain Still a Million Times More Power Efficient

Graphic: Cost of a Petabyte (Storage Only)

Capabilities-Force Structure, Processing
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CLAIM: Even including the surrounding costs—such as electricity, bandwidth, space rental, and IT administrators’ salaries—Backblaze spends one-tenth of the price in comparison to using Amazon S3, Dell Servers, NetApp Filers, or an EMC SAN.

UPDATE: Price per petabyde now down  to around $50,000 not counting controllers and other peripherals. Here is a good slam on Amazon’s cloud (within which CIA’s mini-cloud is a virtual rain-drop): Cloud Storage Marketing Hype: Amazon Glacier’s Big Claims.

Graphic: Energy Poverty (and Sensibility)

Capabilities-Force Structure, Citizen-Centered, Earth Orientation, Resilience, True Cost
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This snapshot of the world at night, stitched together with photos from NASA, contrasts with the little access to electricity in Africa compared to the global north. Energy poverty translates to poor health care, stifled economic growth, toxic fumes, limited or no education, and lack of safety.

Phi Beta Iota: As with water, the absence of use can also represent sensibility — most of the energy use shown here is waste.

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Graphic (3): Peacekeeping Technologies Concept for UN High Level Panel on Peacekeeping Technologies

Capabilities-Force Structure, Multinational Plus, Peace Intelligence, Strategy-Holistic Coherence, United Nations

ROBERT STEELE: Dr. Walter Dorn is a member of the new panel which virtually assures their success. Below are three graphics I submitted for consideration.

PPT (3 Slides): Peacekeeping Technologies Survey Concept

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Graphic: UN and eight tribes of information–intelligence

Analysis, Capabilities-Force Structure, Collection, Earth Orientation, Strategy-Holistic Coherence, United Nations
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Improved Graphic Forthcoming as Figure 17.2 in Robert Steele, “Peace from Above: Envisioning the Future of UN Air Power,” in Walter Dorn (ed), UN Aviation Past, Present, Future (2014).

See Also:

2012 Robert Steele: Practical Reflections on UN Intelligence + References & Reviews + UN RECAP Updated

Graphic: SOF Global Legend Added + White SOF RECAP

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Graphic: Why War Not Peace?

Africa, Analysis, Balance, Budgets & Funding, Capabilities-Force Structure, Citizen-Centered, Collection, Corruption, Earth Orientation, Education, Geospatial, Graphics, History, ICT-IT, Innovation, Languages-Translation, Leadership-Integrity, Multinational Plus, Policies-Harmonization, Political, Processing, Reform, Resilience, Strategy-Holistic Coherence, Threats, Tribes, True Cost, United Nations
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