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In this way, Naam's beliefs are aligned with those of futurist Ray Kurzweil, the Singularity University co-founder. Naam thinks it's the very human predilection to pay more attention to dramatic catastrophes than to slow, gradual improvements which leads many to believe the world is worse off than it is.
image from www.jambase.com It's inadequate to call John Perry Barlow a product of the 1960's since he did so much to help shape it and the decades that followed. If being a lyricist for the Grateful Dead weren't enough, his "Declaration of the Independence of cyberspace", published 22 years ago this ...

The Shed, a wildly futurist forthcoming arts center in New York, isn't waiting until its official opening in the spring of next year to start presenting shows: From May 1-13, it will present "A Prelude to the Shed," a free, 12-day multi-arts event on an undeveloped lot on 10th Avenue and 30th Street, near its ...
"I'm not going to stop until we've significantly affected the negative aspects of climate change, and solar power is the number-one source of electricity in the United States." Through his work as chief development officer with IPS Solar in Roseville, Pasi is staying true to his word. His tireless commitment to ...
Faith Popcorn is a futurist with a documented 95% accuracy rate. A futurist is someone who studies the future and makes predictions about it based on current events. Referred to as "The Trend Oracle" by The New York Times, Popcorn is also the best-selling author of The Popcorn Report and the upcoming ...
futurists, who study and make predictions about technological and scientific innovations to come, are confident Amazon will play a significant role in ... "I actually think they're going to get into 3D-printed pharmaceuticals, hyper-individualized medication," said futurist, speaker, and author Thomas Frey.

The futurist is back - in one form or another - as workers lift into place the new facade that will adorn the site of the new Lime Street development on the site of the old futurist cinema in Liverpool. Photo by James Maloney (Image: Liverpool Echo). The first pieces of that timeline started going up yesterday ...
"You have to start thinking like a futurist," she said. "You have to look at trends. … What is the consumer going to want in 10 years? That's a big conversation. What will they want? As a Tier 2 [supplier], what can I start to develop that they're going to want when they don't even know what they want yet?
The final itinerary for IBTM Arabia 2018 has been unveiled by organizer Reed Travel Exhibitions. The keynote speaker for the event, which takes place Feb. 5-7 at Jumeirah at Etiad Towers in Abu Dhabi, is global futurist and author Rohit Talwar, who serves as CEO of the foresight firm Fast Future. He will ...
Indeed, many futurists shun the word "prediction." Instead they see their work as opening up multiple future possibilities, with a careful eye on event probability and possibility. Moreover, forecasters, like the rest of the human race, can be blindsided by what essayist and risk analyst Nicholas Taleb dubs ...
Mark is an inventor, writer and entrepreneur, with more than three decades experience in digital technology. He believes facebook is constantly trying to shape the emotional state of its users, to make them happy to stay there longer. Mark says the world is increasingly being presented to us as we want to ...
I want to discuss gas meters in German village, but first, let's have some fun. To be effective preservationists, we also have to be futurists. So, let's do a little exercise. It is 2060. You just woke up in your cottage, circa 1840. You look out the front windows onto a sunny, winter day. The ground is covered in last ...
Chicago -- futurist Brian Solis and political analyst Matthew Dowd will share the general session stage, delivering two keynote talks at The NAMA Show. The National Association Merchandising Association's annual trade show and convention will take place Mar. 21-23 at the Las Vegas Convention ...
Winter Institute 2018's final day of programming featured a keynote by quantitative futurist and author Amy Webb, who presented her research on artificial ... "futurists," said Webb, "practice orthogonal thinking, [whereby] the future of one thing requires us to look at the future of many things at once.".
Indeed, many futurists shun the word "prediction." Instead they see their work as opening up multiple future possibilities, with a careful eye on event probability and possibility. Moreover, forecasters, like the rest of the human race, can be blindsided by what essayist and risk analyst Nicholas Taleb dubs ...
the 'tiered eco city' by envelope architects presents a conceptual typology as an exemplar of self-financing, self-sustaining infrastructure set in yilong, China. it challenges the spatial 'rules' that seem to govern current planning policy. instead the emphasis is placed on stacking 'layers' to maximize ...
Geoffrey Kasselman has seen the future and, in his opinion, the commercial real estate world needs to get ready for it in a hurry. futurist real estate Geoffrey Kasselman Geoffrey Kasselman urged real estate professionals to be aware of emerging technologies and business trends that could reshape the ...

IBTM, part of global exhibitions organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), has unveiled the final itinerary for IBTM Arabia 2018, which takes place from February 5-7 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. Leading the agenda as keynote speaker is Rohit Talwar, global futurist, author and CEO of ...
In honor of Black History Month, the award-winning New York Neo-futurists are pleased to announce THE BLACKEST WRENCH, a special edition of their weekly late-night show, THE INFINITE WRENCH, celebrating the Black-American voice in experimental theatre. The performers include all the current ...
In the online art workshops of the white nationalist alt right, young neo-Nazis and neo-fascists trade simple aesthetic tips: Consider your color scheme in advance, build your image in sections of thirds, abandon gradients and add a soft stroke to the text. The manic artwork builds slowly, with marble busts of ...
money spoke to futurists to get an idea of what we can expect Amazon to sell in the near future. By 2028, Amazon could sell products like VR vacations and smarter 'smart' TVs. They also predicted the company will disrupt marketplaces like the prescription drug business and create new, secure cities of ...
Amazon has found its way into just about every part of people's shopping lives. Once a fledgling online bookstore, the tech giant has changed retail as we know it. It has disrupted the selling of gadgets, household goods, and now even high-end groceries, having snapped up Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.
Writer Terri Briseno posted an article that focused on a futurist's predictions regarding the world of technology and some may surprise you. ... Now, as a new year is upon us, futurists can make easy predictions on what future technology will become a reality and the impact they will have on our world.
"We're in the bridge from the past to the future," says Faith Popcorn, futurist and consultant. "It's going to be even faster than we think." With self-driving cars, the first robot citizenship, and self-learning technology -- 2017 looked a lot like science-fiction to many, but futurists say we're only in the nascent ...
I like the serendipity of having a column with the title "The futurist" run on the first day of the year. This allows me to provide you with forecasts for 2018. This column is divided into three parts. First, the long-term, macro trends that will continue to affect us in 2018. This is my stock-in-trade: being highly ...
Jim Lee is a futurist. But don't let the crystal ball in his Wilmington office trick your mind into thinking fate is being predicted on the eighth floor of 1201 N. Orange St. Lee doesn't ... "We're less likely to be surprised because we're always looking for black swans," Lee says of professional futurists. "We're ...
Jim Lee is a futurist. But don't let the crystal ball in his Wilmington office trick your mind into thinking fate is being predicted on the eighth floor of 1201 N. Orange St. Lee doesn't ... "We're less likely to be surprised because we're always looking for black swans," Lee says of professional futurists. "We're ...
Amy Webb: I'll talk in detail about how to think like a futurist, using my research on the near-futures of artificial intelligence, automation, and content. My observation is that there's a lot of misplaced optimism and fear when it comes to emerging technology. Independent booksellers have had a terrific few ...
Schenker is also the Chairman of The futurist Institute, which he founded in October 2016 to help analysts and Economists become futurists. He is a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council, the only CEO-based public policy research organization in Texas, for which membership is limited to 125 ...
It's that time of year again! Every December, like clockwork, a sloshed colleague sidles up next to you at the office holiday party, armed with a hostile question. It's practically a yuletide tradition, predictable as Starbucks cups turning red. Right before spilling spiked eggnog all over your new cardigan, the ...
Sheryl Connelly, futurist for Ford Motor Company, joined us via satellite to forecast 2018 consumer trends. The information, advice and answers displayed in The Rhode Show section of WPRI.com are those of individual sponsors and not WPRI-TV/Nexstar Media Group, Inc. WPRI.com presents this content ...
Brands are lasering in on consumer data to tailor customer experiences that keep them as loyal as German Shepherds. But as with marketing initiatives, throwing new software at the problem and expecting magic to happen yields poor returns. companies need a culture with CX leadership and ...
A Story Told in Seven Fights finds Creator and Neo-futurist Ensemble Member Trevor Dawkins leading a group of stage combatants smashing their way through the true stories of fist fights and theater riots that erupted within the Dadaist and Surrealist movements at the turn of the 20th century. This will be ...
He's the best-selling author of "The Shift Age" and Ringling College of Art and design's official "futurist in residence." In his view, some people are living in the world of tomorrow right now. Unfortunately, the whole world hasn't caught up. Too many people are stuck in the past and approaching 21st-century ...
According to futurist David Houle the world as we know it will be transformed beyond recognition over the decades ahead. He'll present a series of talks at the Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy, where he's the college's "futurist in Residence." Houle is author of "Entering the Shift Age" which ...
A renowned futurist, Toffler wrote about eventual advances in nanotechnology, personal computing, cable television, and mobile communication. More recently, ALEC Ross ― former Senior advisor to the Secretary of State ― wrote about what will be defining the next ten years in his book The Industries of ...
A Kennett Square native and Wilmington resident, Lee says he is Delaware's only professional futurist. ... A classmate mentioned how he was a professional futurist and Lee was hooked. ... "We're less likely to be surprised because we're always looking for black swans," Lee says of professional futurists.
Dananayi Muwanigwa changed the face of art drawings by unleashing his 2D artwork at his first ever solo RIMI Digital Exhibition which is running for one week at Batanai gardens. The exhibition started on Thursday 14 December. Placing his future vision of the African life on his digital canvas, he explains ...
"While I am pleased to report that site preparation has begun on the futurist site in Scarborough and demolition is due to begin by early March, the council will now be concluding actions to recoup the costs it incurred in defending the legal challenge from the 'Save the futurist' supporters group. In effect ...
Amy Webb: I'll talk in detail about how to think like a futurist, using my research on the near-futures of artificial intelligence, automation, and content. My observation is that there's a lot of misplaced optimism and fear when it comes to emerging technology. Independent booksellers have had a terrific few ...
Schenker is also the Chairman of The futurist Institute, which he founded in October 2016 to help analysts and Economists become futurists. He is a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council, the only CEO-based public policy research organization in Texas, for which membership is limited to 125 ...
It's that time of year again! Every December, like clockwork, a sloshed colleague sidles up next to you at the office holiday party, armed with a hostile question. It's practically a yuletide tradition, predictable as Starbucks cups turning red. Right before spilling spiked eggnog all over your new cardigan, the ...
The inside is going to be stripped out first, then in the new year work will start on stabilising the cliff behind the venue and knocking down the building. The project to demolish the futurist theatre and adjoining buildings in Scarborough South Bay and carry out associated slope stabilisation works will get ...
If you know any African Americans between the ages of 15 and 22 who fit those descriptions, now is the time to nominate them for The Root's Young futurists for 2018. We will select 25 young leaders who are already making their mark in the fields of social justice and activism, arts and culture, enterprise ...
futurist Michael Tchong, the founder of Ubercool Innovation, a consulting agency and incubator, shared his rules with attendees at the Furniture Today Leadership Conference here. Tchong, an adjunct professor of innovation at the University of San Francisco and UC Berkeley, provided four rules for ...
I imagine that the exhilaration of leaving a small shop with the entire run of your newborn book in a box was something that the Russian futurists knew well, in the ... Nancy Perloff's Explodity: Sound, Image, and Word in Russian futurist Book Art describes the most zine-like, crude, handmade, non-uniform ...
CARROLL - Imagine someday a patient buying a new manufactured liver or other organs instead of waiting on a list for a transplant. David Staley said that prospect is not as far-fetched as it may seem. "That's not science fiction," said the Ohio State University humanities institute director. "They're already ...
Sheryl Connelly, futurist for Ford Motor Company, joined us via satellite to forecast 2018 consumer trends. The information, advice and answers displayed in The Rhode Show section of WPRI.com are those of individual sponsors and not WPRI-TV/Nexstar Media Group, Inc. WPRI.com presents this content ...
Ford Motor Company's resident futurist Sheryl Connelly has been forecasting consumer trends with a blend of qual and quant insights for the last few years. She uses a big global survey of consumers to inform her opinions and then shapes a trends report which the company started sharing publicly in 2012 ...
Oregon's top political and business leaders were asked Monday to consider a topic they may not have given much thought before: "How do we build an Oregon that is robot-proof?" That was how Portland futurist Steve Brown, speaking at the annual Oregon Leadership Summit, began his presentation ...


 

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