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Tech 1313 Explores Jobs and Robots

Published on October 21, 2017 By Andy

The Houston Foresight Program introduces futures thinking into a few undergrad glasses. One is led by Alexandra Whittington called TECH 1313 (The Impact of Modern Technology on Society). She recently took several of her students to attend a Lecture on the UH campus:  “Whose Job Will Be Taken Over by a Robot?” by Dr. Rodica […]

New edition of Thinking about the Future

Published on March 21, 2016 By Andy

An updated second edition of Thinking about the Future is now available on Amazon. The foreseeable depletion of the original print run of the book prompted this new edition. The changes include: Most important, our additional work on the process of using the six framework activities opened up an opportunity to provide specific “how-to” process […]

New Framework Foresight Graphic

Published on May 20, 2015 By Andy

It’s been great to have a little design help in order to better communicate what we do at the Houston Foresight program. We published our Framework Foresight method in Futures back in 2013 and had been teaching it for several years before [download graphic] A key change in our approach was the evolution from the […]

Introducing Framework Foresight

Published on August 14, 2013 By Andy

I’m so pleased to be able to announce that Peter Bishop and I have [finally] published an article on the Framework Foresight that explains the process we teach for carrying out a foresight project: “Framework foresight: Exploring futures the Houston way,” Futures, Available online 29 May 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2013.05.002 Alums may be wondering if “Framework Foresight” is different than […]