Evolution Shift
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November 9th, 2017

Reality as We Know it Will Change

The time between now and 2037 will be one of the most transformative historic transits in history.  There we be more change in the next 20 years than in any 50 -100 year period in history.  Reality as we know it will change. As the futurist who has been saying for 10 years that we […]



October 26th, 2017

Humanity’s Psychological Disruption Relative to Artificial Intelligence

We humans that are alive now are the first iteration of humanity to have to psychologically adapt to sharing the planet with an equal or superior intelligence.  We have always thought, accepted or “known” that our species is the most intelligent on earth.  To some degree and certainly increasing in the years ahead, that is […]



October 18th, 2017

The Age of Disruption

We now live in the Age of Disruption.  We now live in the Age of Transformation. Please stop using the word Innovation.  It is a 1990s word.  Everywhere I go, all the conferences and trade shows I speak at, the word innovation is on everyone’s lips.  “We provide innovative solutions to….”  “We are an innovative […]



October 12th, 2017

The Physical Reality and the Screen Reality

During the last 10 years I have consistently spoken about the two realities we live in; the physical reality and the screen reality.  The physical reality is of course based upon atoms and the screen reality is based upon digits.  During this time it has become clear that the screen reality morphs more quickly than […]



October 4th, 2017

The Age of Intelligence

Today the words Artificial Intelligence are widely used to describe the growth of intelligence that is non-human.  This will ultimately go away as a meaningful phrase.  Frustrated by the over simplified discussion about AI – robotic overlords, machines versus humans- I looked up the word “intelligence” in several dictionaries.  In no definition of intelligence could […]



September 28th, 2017

Technology Just Is.

 I am often queried after speeches or in discussions about certain technologies that might be “good” or “bad”.  My position has always been that technology is neither, it just is.  It is how humans use it that is good or bad.  [The obvious exception is technology specifically designed to kill humans such as weapons of […]



September 21st, 2017

The Second Half of the Shift Age

Starting today and on most Thursdays  I will be posting a very short- usually around 60 seconds- video on a single topic. A minute in your day to consider a single thought you might not otherwise consider. I am known for having said that 10 years ago we left the Information Age and entered the […]



August 14th, 2017

The Second Half of The Shift Age

We are now entering the second half of the Shift Age, a time of incredible transformation. The Shift Age is basically the transit between what was and what is.



June 20th, 2017

The Concept of Place has Changed Forever: David Houle at TEDxSarasota

David Houle, a futurist, thinker, and speaker, explains how technology, specifically cell phone ubiquity, has radically altered the notion of place in modern society. Part of TEDxSarasota’s inaugural conference held on 12/12/12 with the theme “Creativity Matters” at the Historic Asolo Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.



April 13th, 2017

Amazon’s Bestselling Author on the Future of Brands and Marketing

One of Amazon’s bestselling authors and brand futurist, David Houle, talks about the technological and social changes that will dramatically alter and impact the future of marketing and brands. David’s popular book, Brand Shift, is a high level look into the future of marketing and what brands will have to do to succeed in one […]



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David Houle has been called “the CEOs futurist, having spoken to or advised more than 4,000 CEOs in the last 15 years.

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