Futuring

In entertainment: Everyone gets the whole world

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Dan Abelow's picture

Entertainment has evolved since 16th century theater. As we become a digital world what will entertainment become? We’re merging tech and entertainment, real and digital, and screens and living. Next the whole world will be yours, with your every desire turned into entertainment.

Lester R. Brown Recipient of Distinguished Service Award

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On Sunday, July 13, 2014, the World Future Society will honor Earth Policy Institute founder and President Lester R. Brown with its 2014 award for distinguished service in promoting the vital work of futurists.

In a Crisis: Retrain Today’s World for Tomorrow

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Dan Abelow's picture

By becoming a fully digital planet we will gain new levels of working together, producing results and delivering them. Everyone will receive continuous know-how to overcome problems instantly. Our digital challenge is to prosper by ascending to universal greatness.

World Future Society Names Amy Zalman, Ph.D. as CEO

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The World Future Society (WFS) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Amy Zalman, Ph.D. as Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Zalman will assume her new role effective July 1, 2014. She will be only the third CEO to head WFS since it was founded in 1966.

In the Economy: A High-Velocity, Flourishing World

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Dan Abelow's picture

Continuous digital communication will add the ability to work together instantly both within and across companies. The world has become today’s supply chain and the economy’s efficiency will be transformed by turning it continuously digital.

The Future of Companies: Operate without Limits

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Dan Abelow's picture

Continuous communications across demand and supply chains will be used by consumers, vendors, suppliers and logistics to produce a radically more efficient and effective economy.

What Kind of Futurist Conference-Goer Are You?

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Cynthia Wagner's picture

We've all seen those personality quizzes on BuzzFeed and places like that (What kind of gemstone are you? Which Disney princess?). They're fun, but obviously don't tell much about you or how to improve yourself.

"Situational Futuring" and 44 Mind-Stretching Scenarios to Learn How to Use It

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Rocks are self-contained, baseballs are self-contained, so why can’t we devise some way to make water self-contained? Yes, we have ice, but I’m referring to a more usable form of water. As an example, if water itself could be used to form a somewhat hardened skin around a small quantity of water, we could create 100% consumable water with zero waste.

Shared Planetary Life Spaces: A New Day. Together

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Dan Abelow's picture

In the future your screens will follow you, keep you up to speed, informed and continuously connected. Our digital world will be more accessible and powerful than the physical world. This 6-part series shows how Expandiverse Technology takes you there.

Deconstructing the Future: Seeing Beyond “Magic Wand” Predictions

Whether it’s “rocket mail” or self-driving cars, predictions about the future need to be built on a deep understanding of context and consequences in order to inspire confidence. A business futurist offers insights on how to put wishful thinking, whims, and fads aside in favor of a process of structured inquiry.

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