Archive for July, 2013

Celebrating the future at WFS & APF

July 22, 2013

My former boss Joe Coates once wrote a piece “There is much to celebrate.” I think that captures perfectly the essence of my experience hanging out with fellow futurists at the WFS and APF meeting from Wednesday to Sunday. The Houston Foresight community was well represented throughout. Many of our community participated in the APF Professional […]

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Breaux Essay Selected for Special Report in The Futurist

July 17, 2013

Houston Foresight student Jim Breaux’s essay “Highway Signs” was selected for inclusion in a Special Report on “Disappearing Futures” in the September-October issue of the FUTURIST. Editor Cindy Wagner challenged contributors to suggest “What is likely to be here today and gone tomorrow? We won’t give away Jim’s story, so be sure to read the September-October […]

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University Foresight Network

July 16, 2013

Peter Bishop traveled to Bucharest, Romania in June to share work that he and Jim Dator from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and other faculty from foresight programs around the world have been working on for the last year.  Called the University Foresight Network (UFN), this loose confederation of academic programs spent the last […]

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Alum Morgan Kauffman Shows “Good Judgment”

July 11, 2013

Alum Morgan Kauffman (2010) was part of the Good Judgment Project team that won the IARPA Forecasting Tournament [formally the Aggregative Contingent Estimation (ACE) Program]. The goal of the program is to see if competition can produced better forecasting [David Brooks wrote a good piece on this.] At the helm of the Good Judgment Team is […]

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UH at the WFS

July 2, 2013

Thinking about attending this year’s World Future Society conference? Be sure to stop by and see the UH Foresight Community represent! With the lists below, we’ve made it simply to make sure that you know who’s speaking when. WFS Speakers List – By Date WFS Speakers List – By Name   Tweet

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