Archive for August, 2012

Houston Futures of…

August 29, 2012

Education:  Technology is changing everything about higher education; teleconferencing, changing formats, and cost cutting techniques are going to bring higher education everywhere quickly, shaping the future of the world’s minds. Advertising:  Will advertisements be just about everywhere?  As video games become more a part the mainstream culture, the art of advertising looks to sell inside […]

Posted in Scanning | No Comments »

Alum Jim Lee on “Seven Themes for the Current Decade”

August 29, 2012

Houston Futures alum Jim Lee has an interesting post on his World Future Society blog called “Seven Themes for the Current Decade.” He identifies and describes the implications of seven themes of change: 1)  Go East!   2) Urbanize 3) Good to the Last Drop 4) Digitize Me 5) Smarter, Faster, Stronger 6) Stuck in […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Houston Futures News, Scanning | No Comments »

In The Year 2050

August 26, 2012

Cities are continuing to explode as Latin America’s cities will blossom into a new almost completely urban (90%) environment.  These cities will be teeming with capital and experience as new economies are emerging to drive the next world economy explosion.  Even the Philippines is making en-roads in the capital world.  These cities will be vast […]

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Scanning | No Comments »

Houston Futures of…

August 24, 2012

Robotics:  Will robots replace sooner than we think?  As robots become more flexible and more easily controlled, the economic implications will be staggering. Computing:  DARPA is looking to take the future of computing back to analog, hopefully solving the problem of the decreasing power issues of the forever growth model. Doctors:  Your health care network […]

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Scanning | No Comments »

The Speeder Bike Here We Come!

August 24, 2012

Tweet

Tags: ,
Posted in Talks | No Comments »