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Foresight Weekly News - September 1, 2019

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Here’s why trade unions should practice foresight to shape the future of work

Foresight is not prediction, wishful thinking or an extrapolation of current trends, and it’s certainly not the modern equivalent of looking into a crystal ball. Read more

 

New scientific model can predict moral and political development

A study from a Swedish team of researchers recently published in the social science journal Nature Human Behaviour answers several critical questions on how public opinion changes on moral issues. Read more

 

Are hybrid campuses higher ed’s future?

Hybrid campuses offer working adults a fresh alternative to traditional campuses, including drop-in support services and co-working spaces. Read more

 

Next generation digital learning experience solution

The Canada School of Public Service is seeking a solution to succeed its current learning management system. Read more

 

The bank of the future: what will it be?

The bank of the future will essentially be a “data company that is inclusive and leverages technology and ecosystem partnerships to deliver value for the customer’s financial and non-financial digital ecosystem in a seamless manner.” Read more

 

The twelve mega themes that will drive our future world

Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Innovation Group predicts our future as part of its futurecasting exercise, where it identifies key global Mega Themes— across social, economic, cultural, technological, business, and personal spheres—that will shape our future lives. Read more

 

Destinations International releases 2019 DestinationNEXT futures study

Destinations International’s latest in-depth report, the 2019 DestinationNEXT Futures Study, identifies major opportunities and trends forecasted to shape the future of the global industry for destination organization leaders. Read more

 

The future of Google

Companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple control more and more of our everyday lives, owning our data and everything around it. Read more

 

The 3 companies that are shaping the future of food

Beyond Meat is just the beginning of a new emerging cohort of innovative companies. These innovators are changing how we feed the planet without consuming more of its resources. Read more

 

The Economist Group foresight and scenario service

The Economist is not just a magazine. Their foresight and scenario service has helped organizations like UNDP and Google find a better image of alternative futures. Read more

 

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Interpretations of probability

One regularly reads and hears probabilistic claims like these. But what do they mean? This may be understood as a metaphysical question about what kinds of things are probabilities, or more generally as a question about what makes probability statements true or false. At a first pass, various interpretations of probability answer this question, one way or another. Read more