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Foresight Weekly News - November 10, 2019

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Teaching cars to drive with foresight

Good drivers anticipate dangerous situations and adjust their driving before things get dicey. Researchers at the University of Bonn now also want to teach this skill to self-driving cars. Read more

 

People and their future

Tim Mack thinks that the future is a peculiar place, in that it often seen as uninhabited, like a chessboard, where if a series of strategic moves occur, the responses will predictability be this or that. Read more

 

The future of management education

MBA applications are down by a quarter. Across America, applications to business schools have fallen for five years in a row. Even at Harvard, they are down this year by about 6%. Read more

 

Future-ready or not?

Workers need help preparing for the future of work. The pace of workplace change is rapid. It has been ramping up for a while, but it is here to stay, and workers must be prepared to adjust. Read more

 

The future of Silicon Valley

In his new book, Beyond the Valley, technology scholar Ramesh Srinivasan delves into the unseen web of technology that winds its way through our daily lives, connecting—and disconnecting—us from each other. Read more

 

Energy services will be buyable in the future

In a future world where solutions providers offer the technology and the electricity, those providers would have the incentive to offer ranges of outcomes by monetizing optionality in wholesale markets. Read more

 

The four ideas that will change the future of work

Future generations will likely look back on the early 21stcentury as the last days of drudgery, when the majority of the population still earned a living without taxing their brains or harnessing their full capabilities. Read more

 

Forecasts for 2020

The e-learning expert, Craig Weiss has proposed a number of forecasts on the future of learning by 2020. Read more

 

WEBINAR

Long-term thinking in a distracted world

Long Now's two lecture series, the Seminars and Conversations at The Interval, keep you connected to a whole world of long-term thinking. Bina Venkataraman, the Director of Global Policy Initiatives at the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard holds a webinar on Jan 15, 02020 @ 7:30PM PT. Learn more

 

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JOURNAL

African Journal of Foresight

The focus of the African Journal of Foresight is on the deepening of futures research on the continent of Africa. It provides a platform for emerging scholars and focuses on Africa and developing countries. Submit your articles