Archive for February, 2012

[filling a gap in the]…..role of human behavior in foresight

February 24, 2012

I came across an interesting paragraph relating to our future of values topic in a place, well, I wouldn’t have suspected to find it. There was a section called “Human behaviour and its influence in Foresight studies” in a piece by Denis Loveridge and Ozcan Saritas, Reducing the democratic deficit in institutional foresight programmes: A case […]

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Moore’s Law and “Unlimited” Growth

February 21, 2012

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-20/transistor-made-using-a-single-atom-in-australia-may-help-beat-moore-s-law.html A tiny device in a laboratory may be on the way to “beating” Moore’s Law, but perhaps not in the way that the author intends… Growth, especially exponential growth has limits. Many are waiting on the sidelines to see Moore’s Law finally level out, the topic of cocktail party and coffee bar conversations amongst […]

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DARPA’s Mule Robot Carries 400 LBS

February 21, 2012

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How Crowdsourcing Can Save Lives

February 17, 2012

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Best of the Blogs: February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012

WFS’ James Lee reviews Consumer Shift, Houston Futures Andy Hines’ new book on the impact of a shift in the values systems of consumers. Have we been speaking about the future all wrong?  IFTF hits on a piece about the power of language and economics, revealing a stark difference between those who speak about the future […]

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The Brain STEM and The Fundamental Truth of Interconnected Data

February 16, 2012

Clearly, information envelopes the world.  From the shipping channels of Jakarta to the micro finance convenience store in Lagos to the online record store shopping in Leeds, the data deluge of today’s age and its integration in every aspect of our lives only propels us further into its wake. At the nexus of this data […]

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