Archive for November, 2015

Futurists in the Media: Superforecasting

November 28, 2015

“Forecast, measure, revise. Repeat.” Superforecasting:The Art and Science of Prediction, a book about discerning the future is igniting a lot of discussion in the media about strategy and accuracy of forecasters and futurists. Co-authors Tetlock and Gardner seek an “evidenced based forecasting revolution,” telling us that forecasting is a skill we can cultivate and need […]

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Adam in Scenario Magazine….again

November 26, 2015

Back in August we published a post on Adam’s contribution for Scenario Magazine on Alternative Currencies and Economic Transactions and yet he’s done it again. This time our current student Adam Cowart made a book review on the recently released Postcapitalism – A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason. He starts with an intriguing title “Liberate the 1%”, […]

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Futurists in Media: Highlights from October

November 18, 2015

This week included a mention of a McDonald’s being referred to as a futurist restaurant because of its progressive technological installations being used to increase efficiency and improve the customer experience. There was a mention of the addition of Dr. Marie Puybaraud, a futuris t, to the Jones Lang LaSalle team as Global Head of Research […]

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Futurists in Media: Why your company needs a resident futurist

November 15, 2015

Last month we turned up an interesting piece from EEO and Executive Consultant at Inquentia Group Elisabet Lagerstedt on “Why Your Company Needs a Resident Futurist.” It is refreshing to see someone blogging for a leading international business school to propose this, although it is clearly early in her discovery journey of our field. An enjoyable […]

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New UH FAQs YouTube Videos

November 11, 2015

The UH Foresight Program has just released our first YouTube playlist composed of 7 videos (which can also be watched individually, of course) responding to some of the most frequent questions we get from those who are interested in our program. These videos were created to respond to the questions we frequently get from those interested […]

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Futurist in Media — Week of October 5th

November 8, 2015

This past week’s returns for “futurist” in media included some nice articles. Aside from several speaking events featuring Jack Uldrich, notably one alongside Condoleezza Rice, returns included Harvard graduate and Webbmedia Group founder Amy Webb’s rundown of what it means to be a futurist, a look at biologically integrated technology futures from Singularity University’s own […]

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Futurists in Media — Week of Sept 28th

November 5, 2015

A busy week for futurists in the media. We start with a post from APF member Gray Scott outlining seven emerging technologies “that will change the world forever,” an event featuring The Millennium Project Team, and a well-promoted video update referencing the singularity from Google’s own organizational futurist, Ray Kurzweil as well as evidence of emerging needs […]

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