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Specialty Futurists

Published on November 3, 2017 By Andy

Having been working on this project with Dr. Hines for several months now, I thought I would discuss the articles that have really piqued my interest so far, what I’m calling “Specialty Futurists.” In the retail space, Howard Saunders, a retail futurist, opines that people no longer want to see rows and rows of the […]

Houston Futures of ….

Published on June 23, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

3D Printing:  As the prices drop, the materials change, and the designs are crowdsourced, 3D printing may be creating something next to you sooner than you think. News:  The newest leaders on the future of news may not be the New York Times or Washington Post; they may be Watchup or Peepol.tv Shopping:  Smell your […]

Houston Futures of…

Published on June 20, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi

Retail:  How storefronts, Pinterest, and curated directed interest will force you to get your wallet out and buy. Tablets: The War between Apple, Microsoft, and Android is about to take off, the power base of pers0nal computing will sway back and forth for foreseeable future. Mobile:  Mobile may be the answer to everything; from disease […]