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Foresight Weekly News - June 30, 2019

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Future of food: this genetically engineered salmon may hit U.S. markets as early as 2020

People are eating more fish than ever, and a third of global stocks are threatened by overfishing. A small company says its genetically engineered salmon can help meet the demand, as critics say it’s a step in the wrong direction. Read more

 

Social versus news media and detecting the present versus forecasting the future

Social media monitoring represents detection rather than forecasting, but more sophisticated analysis of news content opens the door to true forecasting. Read more

 

Australia’s future airport is closer than you think

Your biometric information will continue to be captured and the tradeoff is efficiency. Read more

 

The future of navy submarines

The construction strategy for the Orca and other drones is to engineer a new “upgradeable,” multi-mission drone able to quickly integrate new technology and payloads as they emerge. Read more

 

The simple rule that can help you predict the future

What makes something endure for centuries? To find out, we must start with a principle called the “Lindy Effect”, explains Tom Chatfield. Read more

 

The Indian edtech market: 240+ startups that are building the future of education

Sankaranarayanan looks at some of the unique startups in the education industry and the market gaps that hold great potential. Read more

 

The future of mobile connectivity

Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. Read more

 

The future of cities is open-source mobility

A new public-private foundation will seed innovative ideas, better transportation, and open-source technologies. Read more

 

Event

Central bank of the future conference

Center on Finance, Law, and Policy at University of Michigan holds Central Bank of the Future conference on October 2nd and 3rd, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Registration to the event is free. Find out details

 

Publication

War books: the future urban battlefield

The military makes predictions and prepares for the most high-risk and most probable combat scenarios. Read more