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A Future Look at Today
June 7th, 2020

A Historical Moment – The Future is Altered

[A personal column, based on the tag line above: A Future Look at Today.  Hopefully you can take the time to watch and listen to the songs] A futurist has to be an historian to have any clarity about the future. A futurist has to be in the moment because that is when the future […]

 

 

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 9th, 2020

Pandemics / COVID-19

  On the morning of Monday 3/2, I had to make a decision.  Do I cancel a symposium scheduled for Saturday 3/7 that could attract some 400 people because of the COVID-19 or not?  Further, the title of the symposium was “The New Health Age of the 21st Century”  the third symposium of 2020, produced […]

 

 

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