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Foresight Weekly News - June 23, 2019

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How can futures work and foresight be evaluated?

At the core of an evaluation is defining the value or merit of an activity, intervention, service or program. What do we evaluate when we assess the value and merit of futures work? Read more

 

Robot artist just became the first to stage a solo exhibition

Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. Read more

 

Dubai's museum of the future: a new world icon?

The Museum of the Future is under construction in Dubai. Shown here in renderings, it is set to open in 2020, and will "explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the future." Read more

 

An AI "vaccine" can block adversarial attacks

For as smart as artificial intelligence systems seem to get, they’re still easily confused by hackers who launch so-called adversarial attacks — cyberattacks that make algorithms misinterpret their training data, sometimes to disastrous ends. Read more

 

Microsoft Offers 'premade' no-code AI

Newest among the Microsoft Power Platform goodies is Microsoft AI Builder, a no-code AI capability which also supports integrations with PowerApps and Flow. Read more

 

Five predictions for the future of Blockchain and cryptocurrency

Where news around blockchain used to focus solely on its applications in cryptocurrency, blockchain today imagines a world of incredible possibilities. Read more

 

The army does have a future tank and it is the Abrams

The U.S. Army is on an intensive quest for an array of new technologies with which to design and build new armored fighting vehicles, particularly a replacement for the long-serving Bradley. Read more

 

What are the blue-collar jobs of the future?

A lot has been written about the plight of the blue-collar worker. Replaced by forces of globalization and technology, they’ve been depicted over the last decade as largely out of work and facing an unsure, even catastrophic future. Read more

 

The future of personalization—and how to get ready for it

Personalization will be the prime driver of marketing success within five years. There are capabilities that companies need to develop to stay ahead of the curve. Read more

 

Publication

The humanities foresight study

The second issue of the PARTHENOS Hub is now online. It presents the first findings of the Foresight Study, which investigates future developments in Digital Humanities and Heritage research methods, technologies and infrastructures, and invites the community working in this field to share their opinion in a survey. Read more