Archive for December, 2015

Alum Mancuso Lands Job at UT Health Science Center

December 17, 2015

Alum Jeremy Mancuso has accepted a position with the Office of Development at UT Health, which is the most comprehensive academic health center in The UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, and  is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing and public health. His new role will be to […]

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Alum Jason Swanson and student Katie King on The Future of Learning for KnowledgeWorks

December 12, 2015

The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code is a ten-year forecast created by alum Jason Swanson, Director of Strategic Foresight for KnowledgeWorks along with contributions of current student Katie King and other members of the KnowledgeWorks team. KnowledgeWorks’ fourth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning explores provocations at the intersection […]

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Futurists in Media: November Highlights

December 4, 2015

This week in futurist in media returns, there were some interesting articles pertaining to the futurist persuasion. There was a nice interview with Nottingham University’s Christopher Barnatt on his new book entitled “The Next Big Thing – From 3D Printing to Mining the Moon,” a page devoted to Sohail Inayatullah’s new book “What Works: Case […]

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Values and Design Thinking

December 1, 2015

Program Coordinator Dr Andy Hines contributed a chapter “Future-friendly Design: Designing for and with Future Consumers” to the latest PDMA Handbook. He shares a few thoughts on this contribution below. The increasing partnership between foresight and design over the last several years has nudged more and more futurists towards the design space. For some this […]

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