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Foresight Weekly News - September 15, 2019

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Strategic foresight and future scenarios for development planners

APF Member, Marcus Barber helped the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) improve the planning and strategy development processes by organizing a training program for strategic foresight and scenario planning educators in the Malaysian context. Read more

 

The future of capitalism

Capitalism creates prosperity. By channeling energies into production and innovation, it has enabled billions of ordinary people to live better than the royalty of old. But capitalism puts power into the hands of owners, including hard-to-love billionaires and multinational corporations. Read more

 

The future of work is here, what is your HR organization working on?

The emerging contours of the new world of work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution are rapidly becoming reality for millions of workers and companies around the globe. Read more

 

How should organizations prepare for 2030?

Future adaptable, agile and resilient structures could be the key to success in a world characterised by disruptive technology and the intelligent automation and connectedness offered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Read more

 

Cities of the future

Roof and wall structures are ideal for urban greening, but with much more wall space going, vertical gardens could well be the future. Read more

 

Special ops may get army future vertical lift Helo to replace MH-6 Little Bird

The head of Army special-ops aviation hopes the service’s Future Vertical Lift (FVL) effort will produce a specialized attack helicopter capable of inserting small teams on strategic missions. Read more

 

The future of mind control

Scientists are blurring the distinction between brain and machine, designing nanoelectronics that look, move, and feel like real neurons. Camouflaged in the brain, this technology could offer a better way to treat Alzheimer's disease or post-traumatic stress disorder, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities. Read more

 

PODCAST

Episode 7: Towards the future

AI researchers around the world are trying to create a general purpose learning system that can learn to solve a broad range of problems without being taught how. Koray Kavukcuoglu, DeepMind’s Director of Research, describes the journey to get there. Listen to podcast

 

VIDEO

Future focused: Addressing forces of change in business education

AACSB International (AACSB), a global nonprofit association looks forward to the future of business and the impact of new and rising technologies. Business educators and industry leaders discuss the need to grasp not only what technologies are being used now, but what may be used tomorrow. Watch the video

 

EVENT

Qudwa 2019 to host over 40 international speakers in its third edition

The third edition of Qudwa - a forum that seeks to elevate the teaching profession in the UAE and improve the future of education - is scheduled to be held on 6th October at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi. Find out more