Evolution Shift
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April 13th, 2020

COVID-19 / Crowdsourcing

COVID-19 is becoming the biggest crowdsourcing event in history

 

 

April 6th, 2020

Technology in the Time of Pandemic

  [Part of this column was published in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune] I will never forget the first time I was able to surf the Internet with a high-speed T-1 line in the mid-1990s.  The aha insight for me was that, ultimately, everything that existed in the physical world would have to be designed and invented […]

 

 

March 31st, 2020

Ruminations and Forecasts in a Time of Pandemic – 2

The COVID-19 pandemic is a dangerous one. It has triggered many new patterns of behavior. Some will stick and will change our society permanently; some will fade away. There’s a widespread questioning of who and what to trust. Collectively, we are getting closer and yet more distant, simultaneously. We are finding new ways to look […]

 

 

March 24th, 2020

COVID-19 and the U.S.: Short -Term Probabilities and Long-Term Possibilities

[Note:  this was just published on The Sarasota  Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank web site.] [Preamble – As a futurist my mind is exploding with all the possible long-term disruptions inherent in the global COVID-19 reality. In addition, I have supplemented my 200+ inbound emails, content aggregators, research newsletters with some information provided […]

 

 

March 17th, 2020

Ruminations and Forecasts in the Time of Pandemic – 1

The magnitude and probable consequences of this gargantuan black swan event will be significant and numerous.  Realizations, insights, revelations, probabilities, and forecasts keep coming to me as this all sinks in. Here are just some of what may lie ahead both in the near term, and more significantly in the long term.  Each of these […]

 

 

February 4th, 2020

The Big Four Dynamics of the 2020s

The 2020s will be the most transformative and disruptive decade in history.  There will be a number of significant trends and dynamics that will greatly affect how humanity lives, works and plays.  I will take a deeper, more specific look at many of these in the next few columns. What I want to highlight now […]

 

 

January 28th, 2020

Education in the 21st Century

Education is clearly one of the most important endeavors of humanity.  How we educate children, youth, and adults is of paramount importance.  In the coming Age of Intelligence the disruption of the workplace will be unprecedented.  This will make lifelong learning, on-going training, and constant re-education more important than ever. The key question for educators […]

 

 

January 20th, 2020

2020 Forecasts

  The problem I have about forecasts for the year is just that, they cover just 12 months. To many, if not most, people, the year ahead is about as much future as they want to, or can, see. Most people think the future is about their plans and it is hard to plan beyond […]

 

 

January 3rd, 2020

2019/2020

  [parts of this column were published in the Sarasota Herald Tribune]  You will most likely read this column at the very end of 2019.  2020 is hours away. There is always the hoopla of the year-end: top ten lists, news reviews,  and, on a personal level, a look back at the year and what […]

 

 

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