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Best of the Blogs: June 27, 2012

Published on June 27, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

WFS blogger Thomas Frey shows us that banking fees are driving innovation for banking to places we never thought we may get innovation from:  Africa. Everybody’s favorite energy futurist Chris Nelder hopes to inspire us to move past the “meh” speeches from this years UN climate summit and bring energy and climate solutions local rather […]

Best of the Blogs: June 9, 2012

Published on June 9, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Smart Planet’s Chris Nelder shows us how storytelling impacts not only how we think about the future of the energy but how we will act upon it. IFTF’s Gabriel Harp breaks down what Internet security really is about and how we can build a infrastructure around it to protect us from us. The great big […]

Best of the Blogs: May 21, 2012

Published on May 21, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

              WFS’ Ben Goertzel gives us a healthy list of web pages that speak on transhumanism, the singularity, life extension, nanotechnology, AI, robotics, and much more.  Thanks Ben!!!             The FFR guys tackle the current discussion bubbling around the debate between Peter Diamandis and […]

Best of the Blogs: May 5, 2012

Published on May 5, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

              Smart Planet’s Chris Nelder once again reminds how much energy independence (or lack of energy indepence) the United States really does have.  Buckle up for a bumpy, gasoline expensive ride!             The Fast Forward Radio guys clue us into why Singularity University is […]

Best of the Blogs: April 19, 2012

Published on April 19, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

              WFS’ Samuel Gerald Collins speaks on how tightly-wound city infrastructures and tightly wound social networking infrastructures are converging to create new and possibly better spaces             IFTF, Catalysts for Change, and 18,000 ways that poverty can be overcome.           […]

Best of the Blogs: April 9, 2012

Published on April 9, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

            IFTF’s Bradley Kreit’s insights from Geek Wire that brings the Internet of Things along with a fresh cup of joe gets us closer to the instant everything once everything is connected.             Smart Planet’s Chris Nelder gives us the clean look at US energy […]

Best of the Blogs: March 15, 2012

Published on March 15, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

            WFS shows us the power of computation via Stephen Wolfram’s Wolfram Alpha, an automated research analysis tool you can find here.             After telling us just a couple days ago that Americans need to go ahead and give up cars to the rising East […]

Best of the Blogs: March 11, 2012

Published on March 11, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

        IFTF’s Nicholas Weidinger shows us that video games can definitely shape new generations that desire an interactive element to their learning processes.         Future Lab also explores the how video games are shaping thought processes.  I better get better thumbs!!!         Smart Planet’s Chris Nelder […]

Best of the Blogs- February 7, 2012

Published on February 7, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

WFS’ Thomas Frey predicts the disappearance of 2 billion jobs by 2030 at TEDxReset, Istanbul, Turkey and gives us the reason why in his blog post. Emergent by Design shares the values of of a Hacker Ethic giving us all some ways to participate in this new creative age. Smart Planet’s Chris Nelder breaks down […]

Best of the Blogs- January 6, 2012

Published on January 6, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Fast Forward Radio thinks the new year will be great with exoskeletons, cloud computing, and cancer vaccines.  2012’s looking good! Education Futures gives us their thoughts on 2012.  “Upgrade yourself and buckle in.” Chris Nelder, Energy Futurist for Smart Planet, sees many different directions for the world into 2012.  Will there be a negative drift, […]