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Living for the future – what’s your attitude?

Futurists are people who study the future using a variety of forecasting techniques. They know that people’s attitude toward the future shapes what is to come and influences which tools to use to prepare. Five attitudes about the future Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Spark New Thinking: Top 20 forecasts 2011- 2025 from World Future Society

Want to spark new ideas for future planning?  Check these out – possible futures resulting from great thinking, trend analysis and imagination. You can use these forecasts to infuse your thinking with considerations beyond the normal for a good stretch. … Continue reading

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Tired of pushing buttons? Why not tap your palms?

Carnegie Melon PhD Candidate Chris Harrison and team developed a technology so you don’t have to write with ink on your palm to remember phone numbers, or to find your digital device to place a call. Skinput works by tapping … Continue reading

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What do futurists do and how to think like one

Last week I attended the World Future Society’s (WFS) 2010 conference in Boston, my fifth. I’ve been a member since the one in Toronto in 2006. It’s there that I first met Ray Kurzweil among other futurists. I remember not … Continue reading

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Sustaining the Human Spirit at the World Futures Conference

Off to the World Futures Conference in Boston for the next few days to learn and contribute to what’s happening in the future, this year’s theme: Sustainable Futures, Strategies and Technologies. Sparked by the notion that the future really depends … Continue reading

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Learn Futures thinking – free course from World Future Society

As interest in creativity and innovation is on the rise, so is futures thinking.  The World Future Society offers a free email course on the fundamentals ‘foresight’ that will introduce you the discipline futurists use.  It’s about 10 sessions in … Continue reading

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