Archive for June, 2011

With Debt Limit in United States At Standstill, Chris’ Take On Economy

June 30, 2011

To reduce debt you have to either raise taxes or cut spending. I say we do both. 1. Revenue increase In 1980, our debt was 809 billion and with inflation put in, maybe we could put that number at 1.5 trillion or so. Not terrible, but not great either. With large tax decreases from the […]

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Houston Futures Scanning Hits- 6.27.2011

June 29, 2011

Using Silver Gel Pens to Draw Circuits With Electricity Google+: The search engine takes aim at Facebook Greece Austerity Measures Approved Amidst Violence Using Abundant Earthen Boron To Propel Future Space Travel Facial Recognition Used To Find Out Who’s Looking Good At Local Bar Potential Basis For Future Products: Human Hair Tweet

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Summer Beach Reading….For Futurists

June 27, 2011

Ah, summer, barbeques, loud festivals, and getting a tan at the beach. By judging the rest of our fair-weathered futurists out there, I’d say we will be enjoying the weather but may be staying fair. There should be a command to all of us to venture away from our blogs, powerpoints, computer chairs, and strip […]

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Ted Talk- Future of Traffic

June 27, 2011

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Houston Futures Scanning Hits- 6.25.2011

June 26, 2011

Airbus Engineers Dream of The Beauty of Future Airplane Travel Nevada’s Department of Transportation Creating Legislation For Driverless Cars French Banks Feel They Have A Plan To Deal With Greek Debt Using a Computer To Stop Rockets, Missiles, Bombs Science Fiction Writer Lists Reasons AI Singularity Will Not Happen Tweet

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The Real Price of Gasoline

June 26, 2011

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Houston Futures Scanning Hits- 6.23.2011

June 26, 2011

Volkswagen Offers Vehicle With Autopilot United States Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana Brought To Congress Using the Color Blue To Help Fight Diabetes With First Proton Flip, Scientists Find Understanding Of All Matter International Energy Agency Releases Oil To Help In World Economy   Tweet

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Houston Futures Scanning Hits- 6.21.2011

June 22, 2011

Son of the Concorde Can Go From Paris to Tokyo In 2.5 Hours Pay For Meals/Unlock Your Doors/Replace ID-In One Gets Closer W/ Zoosh Eating RFID Tags To Track What You Eat…Yum!!! What Me Worry? Be Afraid of Natural Disasters or Dont’t President Obama Calls to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan? “We Are Entering A Phase […]

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