Archive for November, 2013

Good Judgment Project in need of Forecasters

November 30, 2013

Attention all forecasters! The Good Judgment Project may be looking for you! “The Good Judgment Project has decided to enroll new forecasters mid-season, which is a first for us. Please refer interested parties to our home page at www.goodjudgmentproject.com, where they’ll see a REGISTER button at the top of the screen. There are also links to additional information, […]

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Blast from the (not so distant) Past

November 21, 2013

Jim Breaux, current UH Foresight student and APF Student Recognition award winner, passed along a link to his first published futures work in the Manoa Fried Journal, “Black Net“. It’s an incasting exercise and scenario built around a dystopic future where class wars lead to anarchy and the desentigration of our technology supply chain, and only […]

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Millennials by Millennials Campfire Wednesday

November 15, 2013

Brought to you by the APF, this Wednesday November 20th 4-6 pm EST is Millennials by Millennials, a digital campfire focusing on, what else, Millennials, the generation born roughly between the early 1980s to the early 2000s.  Houston Foresight’s own Emily Empel (grad program 2012)  will be co-hosting with Jason Swanson (current student), who will also be a […]

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Rob Bencini in The Futurist

November 15, 2013

Picked up the latest copy of The Futurist? Maybe you’ve see Rob Bencini’s (certificate grad ’10) latest article, “The End of Public Promise? Government and the Pension Deficit Disorder.” In it, Rob explains exactly how generous public employee retirement benefits are devouring government budgets, and what will happen if nothing is done. One of the starkest examples is […]

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Dr. Bishop’s Brazilian Workshop – Now downloadable!

November 6, 2013

You may remember a blog post awhile back about iG interviewing Dr. Bishop for the Brazilian workshop Strategies in Times of Uncertainty. Well now we’ve got links to the workshop held in Curitiba, Brazil. Peter Bishop – Strategic Foresight – Opening Peter Bishop – Strategic Foresight – Closing And let me tell you, they went […]

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The Future of Money TV series is funded!

November 5, 2013

Congratulations to our own Heather Schlegel! As of November 1st, she’s raised $37,235, surpassing her original Kickstarter goal of $35,000 for the Future of Money TV series (here’s the original post about the series). I asked Heather what she had to say about this amazing accomplishment. Heather – “It was an amazing wild, white knuckle ride. […]

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