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Foresight Weekly News - May 20, 2019

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The peculiar blindness of experts

David Epstein claims that credentialed authorities are comically bad at predicting the future, but reliable forecasting is possible. Read more


How will automation affect jobs in the future?

The conversation around the future of work today often leads to the growing fear jobs are being digitalized or going to the robots. Read more


Forward to the future

Michael Mayberry, chief technology officer at Intel, oversees the company’s most cutting-edge research and development. Read more


Preparing for a future of drone-filled skies

Just as Google took the noise of the early internet and arranged it into something comprehensible and navigable, so we need to organize and understand the sky as drones become a growing part of civilian life. Read more


Why Google believes machine learning is its future

One of the most interesting demos at this week's Google I/O keynote featured a new version of Google's voice assistant that's due out later this year. Read more


VW will make its own batteries to power an electric future

By 2028, Volkswagen intends to offer 70 battery-powered models. To make that happen, it’s retooling 16 factories to build electric cars. Read more


Coding bootcamps: a glimpse at the future of education?

It is projected that over 20 million students will be enrolled in degree-granting institutions in the US in fall 2020. Read more


Trade war forecasts: past, present, and future

The U.S.-China trade dispute -- particularly the countries' escalating technology-was forecasted. It is predicted that battles over technology transfers, investment screens and intellectual property would grind on well into 2020. Read more


Middle schoolers designing ‘City of the Future’

A city of the future designed by middle school students took home the grand prize at a recent competition. Read more



The future of genetic engineering

Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week’s best science picks. Read more