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Monday Morning Visuals

Published on July 23, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

What’s the future of New York City look like?  Dystopian?  Utopian?  I guess it’s eventually up to us to make sure the city that never sleeps never does. Simulating the motion of the common cold may help lead to its eradication; IBM’s best supercomputer uses its rhinovirus simulation to figure out how drugs and viruses […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on July 17, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Manufacturing:  When it comes to making stuff, the future of manufacturing may actually be in the United States. China:  Will the future of China be great, so-so, or the next superpower of the world?  Creating a harmonious and energetic economy and society may be the answer. Biomaterials:  The strongest materials will be lighter and stronger […]

In The Year 2050

Published on July 8, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

The United States looks like it is set up to do well going into 2050 as its working population will still be there to churn out production.  Hopefully with population will want to keep flying high as Airbus is counting on (and they have some cool graphics to show you).  Transportation is important to Europe […]

Houston Futures’s In the Year 2050

Published on June 10, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Climate change is costly.  Like 100 billion dollars costly, or at least to Latin America.   We need to get better at saving the environment, and make some big changes or create large goals like the Denmark who wants to have 100% renewable energy by 2050.  That’s a BHAG!  Every little bit of energy helps no […]

Best of the Blogs- February 2, 2012

Published on February 2, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Asian watcher Aimee Barnes looks keenly at Asia, sharing with us eight fortunes and coming misfortunes that’s forming off the mighty East’s boil. Stephen Aguilar-Millan, Director of Research, The European Futures Observatory, softens the perturbed world economic world with some cautious assumptions that may help us all breathe a little easier. Edge’s John Brockman poses […]

Is The Future of Economics Without Democracy?

Published on September 13, 2011 By Christopher Manfredi