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June 22nd, 2012

2010 – 2020: Europe’s Transformation Decade – Part One

Europe is moving into a time of incredible transformation. The financial and leadership crises in Europe need to be looked at from a historically high level.  The media coverage and commentary concerning the Euro crisis is completely “in the weeds”.  The coverage and discussion of the issues in Europe now are about austerity versus growth, […]



May 27th, 2012

A Futurist’s Personal Technology

I am frequently asked about what technology I carry and use.  This is due in large part because I am a futurist and to many people technology and the future are close to synonymous.  That of course is not wholly true, but certainly understandable as it is technology that seems to trigger the changes in […]



May 13th, 2012

IP is the Wealth of the Shift Age

[Note:  A version of this column recently appeared in the Shift Age Newsletter.  Please feel free to sign up for a free subscription.] I have been writing and speaking that IP is the wealth of the Shift Age for the last six years.  And over the last six years, this reality has become ever more […]



April 17th, 2012

No Longer a Day but an Age

Earth Day is coming.  April 22 to be exact.  How I know is my email inbox.  Every day for the past few weeks I get pitches to write about some company’s new eco product.  The words LEED certified, Eco, Green, Recycled, Renewable have become an endless blur in the subject line of in-bound emails.  This […]



March 22nd, 2012

The Easiest Way to Understand Health Care Reform

[An apology to my regular and long time readers:  this has been the longest time I have ever gone between columns.  I have been starting work on my next book and have allowed that to take top priority during my writing time every day.  Now that it is well underway, I am back with another […]



February 22nd, 2012

The New Health Age

We have entered a new health age in this early part of the 21st century.  Humanity and particularly Americans are entering a new time of medical miracles and health care.  The thinking, delivery and economics of medicine and health care are changing and these changes will be accelerating in the next few years. In the […]



January 24th, 2012

Memes to Movements

The three forces of the Shift Age are the Flow to Global, the Flow to the Individual and the Accelerated Electronic Connectedness of the planet.  There are 7 billion humans alive today and 5.3 billion of them have cell phones.  3 billion people connect to the Internet every day.  These are the forces and the […]



January 12th, 2012

Welcome to 2012!

Well, here we are in 2012.  There is much about change and expectation in the air.  This is the year of the quadrennial presidential election in America, the ongoing drama about the future of the Euro and the next stage of the Occupy movement.  We continue to suffer the on-going debt overhang and hangover from […]



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