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Foresight Weekly News - July 21, 2019

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Why AI is the future of cybersecurity

Louis Columbus, Principal at IQMS, part of Dassault Systèmes inspects how ready enterprises are to abandon passwords for more proven authentication techniques including biometrics and mobile-centric Zero Trust Security platform. Read more

 

The future of autonomous vehicles runs off roads and on to farms, construction sites and mines

Jeff Peters, Principal at Autotech Ventures, investing in transportation startups, believes that fully self-driving passenger cars are not “just around the corner.” Read more

 

Future Skills Centre looks at scaling up best practices for Canada’s workforce

The centre, hosted by Ryerson University, has an ambitious mandate that includes funding and evaluating new approaches to skills development. Read more

 

Has humanity reached ‘peak intelligence’?

Are our IQs set to increase forever, or are we on the cusp of decline? David Robson explores the past, present and future of intelligence. Read more

 

Army researchers building ‘smart’ landmines for future combat

Army leaders see a future battlefield with networked minefields a commander can see from across the globe through satellite communications and that can be scattered in minutes but also retrieved and reused when needed. Read more

 

Nestlé’s CEO sees future in plant based burgers, chicken, sausages and bacon

He’s the man behind KitKat, Nespresso and Haagen-Dazs, but despite manufacturing some of the world’s best-known products, Mark Schneider, chief executive of Nestlé, thinks the future lies with a brand unfamiliar to most – Incredible Burgers. Read more

 

The high-tech future of the ancient science of archaeology

Emerging technologies could soon allow archaeologists to virtually excavate an entire site within an hour. Read more

 

Institute for the Future of Work

Strada Institute advances understanding of the changing nature of work. Read more

 

Members in the news

Dr. Claire Nelson appointed editor at Large of Human Futures magazine

Large of the Human Futures Magazine is a publication of the World Futures Studies Federation. APF members may submit feature articles, essays and reviews directly at thefuturesforum@gmail.com with HUMAN FUTURES in the Subject.

 

Event

Singularity University Summit on Futurism - August 19-21, 2019 - San Francisco

The annual Singularity University Global Summit gives leaders, entrepreneurs, and learners from around the world an opportunity to examine and discuss the latest developments in exponential technologies, the societal impacts of those technologies, and how to apply them to create positive change and achieve personal and organizational success. Read more