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Student Scanning: Futurecraft Biofabric

Published on January 19, 2017 By Liah Johnson

Shoe company, Adidas is going above and beyond to become a sustainable company. In November, they launched a prototype of a new shoe called Futurecraft Biofabric. The shoes’ material is made of a material called Biosteel, which is a replication of spider silk and is fully biodegradable. Adidas collaborated with a German biotech company, AMSilk which produces the […]

Student Scanning: “Empowering Youth through E-books”

Published on May 24, 2015 By Maria Romero

[NOTE: We will occasionally be featuring some blog posts from student scanning hits in World futures class. This one is from Joe Murphy]. Partnerships are key in a future connected by ebooks. The White house unveiled a plan on April 30 to provide $250 million dollars worth of eBooks to the nation’s less affluent children […]

Countdown to Technology Acceleration

Published on March 24, 2015 By Andy

It’s hard to believe that we’re just a shade under four weeks away from the Spring Gathering, featuring “Technology Acceleration” on Saturday April 18. So, out-of-towners, time to make your reservations if you haven’t already. For hotel, we’re suggesting the UH Hilton, which provides convenient access to our social meeting spots and is a short […]

Save the Date: Spring Gathering 2015 on “Technology Acceleration”

Published on September 24, 2014 By Andy

Houston Foresight Spring Gathering 2015: Technology Acceleration April 17-18, 2015 University of Houston, Cameron Building We have seen astounding changes in technology in the last century. What’s more, several types of technological change have accelerated over this time period, particularly those associated with digital and nanotechnologies. Some say accelerating scientific and technological change have in […]

James Lee – 2013 Futurist Magazine Blog Standouts

Published on December 21, 2013 By April Koury

The Futurist named Jim Lee’s (Master’s alum ’07) blog post “Investing in the Future of Regenerative Medicine” as one of this year’s stand out blog posts. In the post, Jim discusses a few of the cutting edge companies involved in regenerative medicine and their therapies. Some of the highlights include Osiris Therapeutics, the makers of Graphix, a cellular mesh band-aide containing […]

Dr. Bishop and San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Published on October 16, 2013 By April Koury

Last week, Dr. Bishop was invited to the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts as the first guest speaker for their Vision and Choices lecture series. His topic: Designing for a future of the invisible. He argues that the future of technology is moving from the macro to the micro. Petroleum was the innovation of […]

The Speeder Bike Here We Come!

Published on August 24, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi


Technology Crafting the Third World One Broken Phone At A Time

Published on July 26, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi


Juan Enriquez and Our Tomorrow Evolution

Published on June 6, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi


Douglas Rushkoff: Seven on Seven, The Nexus of Tech and Unimaginable

Published on May 7, 2012 By Christopher Manfredi