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Blogs about Futures

13 blogs about Futures.

  1. be the future
    make it better don't give up. By josh. 🇺🇸 More info

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    a quick break
    photo caption: a tree stump weathered by seawater and the elements. a small patch of grass surrounds the wood. the sky is gray and misting. honestly a lovely day! Hi y’all, I’m taking a quick …
    By josh, 154 words
  2. Hinesight....for Foresight | Blog
    Apply foresight to help organisations make more creative, innovative, and forward-looking decisions. By Andy Hines. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Futurists as the voice of reason
    Is there a new role emerging for futurists? For many years, I’ve used the slide depicted in the figure to suggest potential positionings for an organizational futurist: The public voice has been the rarest, but …
    By Andy Hines, 75 words
  3. Houston Foresight – Blog
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    Houston Foresight @ SWSW & SWSWEDU
    Visiting #SWSW or #SWSWEDU? Be sure to check out our University of Houston Foresight Program students and alumni! We love what our people are up to in the world and can’t wait to connect with …
    By April Koury, 55 words
  4. Jim Caroll - Blog
    Futurist, Author, Innovation Expert & Keynote Speaker! By Jim Carroll. 🇨🇦 More info

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    Daily Inspiration: Frogs in Texas – “Have you ever thought that perhaps you have been looking in the wrong direction, at the wrong time, at the wrong threat?”
    “Have you ever thought that perhaps you have been looking in the wrong direction, at the wrong time, at the wrong threat?” – Futurist Jim Carroll It’s book week! Each day, a post involving one …
    By JimCarroll, 1,624 words
  5. Journal of Futures Studies * Perspectives Archives
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    Enhancing General Education with Strategic Foresight
    by Chris Mayer By introducing students to multiple disciplines, a general education curriculum provides students opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind necessary for meaningful lives as citizens and members of the …
    By Abril Chimal, 2,097 words
  6. Long Now - Ideas
    A living archive of long-term thinking. 🇺🇸 More info

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    On Exactitude in Climate Science
    In July 02023, climate scientist Bjorn Stevens paused in the middle of a virtual talk about data and modeling to quote a short story by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges. Borges’ work does not often …
    By Kyle Barnes, 2,889 words
  7. the next wave
    Andrew Curry's blog on futures, trends, emerging issues and scenarios. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Building the democratic local economy
    The magazine Stir to Action, and the project that sits behind it, has been one of the most effective popularisers in the UK of the idea of community economics and community wealth building. This is …
    By thenextwavefutures, 886 words
  8. Overcoming Bias
    This is a blog on why we believe and do what we do, why we pretend otherwise, how we might do better, and what our descendants might do, if they don't all die. By Robin Hanson. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Polymaths Are Late Bloomers
    There is a big literature on the ages at which intellectuals peak in life. The rate of publishing papers peaks about tenure time. Physical sciences peak earlier than social sciences. And per paper, each one …
    By Robin Hanson, 411 words
  9. Paleofuture
    A website dedicated to the history of the future. By Matt Novak. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Thomas Edison Had Quite a Few Misses In These Tech Predictions From 1910
    An illustration of Thomas Edison as he appeared on the December 1919 cover of Electrical Experimenter magazine (Novak Archive) Thomas Edison was a celebrated inventor who was constantly asked by members of the press about …
    By Matt Novak, 211 words
  10. The Roots of Progress – Posts
    All blog posts on The Roots of Progress. By Jason Crawford, et al. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Why you, personally, should want a larger human population
    What is the ideal size of the human population? One common answer is “much smaller.” Paul Ehrlich, co-author of The Population Bomb (1968), has as recently as 2018 promoted the idea that “the world’s optimum …
    By Jason Crawford, 1,618 words
  11. School of International Futures - Blog
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    Shaping equitable futures: integrating indigenous perspectives
    A guest post by Dr Cheryl Doig, visionary Futurist and Founder of Think Beyond in New Zealand. In September 2023, Cheryl hosted a series of webinars and training sessions in collaboration with the School of …
    By SOIF, 801 words
  12. Teach the Future | Blog
    Get inspired by ideas on teaching the future from our global team of volunteers, facilitators, trainers, academics and teachers. 🇺🇸 More info

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    The Future is Bright: Reflecting on an Inspiring World Futures Day - Young Voices
    The World Futures Day may be over, but the conversations will continue to spread. Let's keep dreaming together of the world we wish to see, and then let’s continue to show up for ourselves and …
    By Lisa Giuliani, 496 words
  13. The Technium
    Making the Inevitable Obvious. By Kevin Kelly. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Type 2 Growth
    While technology has gotten us into this climate change mess only technology can get us out of it. Only the technium (our technological system) is “big” enough to work at the global scale needed to …
    By Kevin Kelly, 1,451 words