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Foresight Weekly News - December 8, 2019

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Is the future of work flexible?

Our places of work are already changing to adapt to teamwork. The experts are already starting to see the shift to a focus on well-being in the workplace. Read more

 

The secret weapon for seeing the future: weak signals

Elina Hiltunen, futurist, author, and keynote speaker has reviewed weak signals in two interesting posts. Read part 1, Read part 2

 

Opportunities for museums to lead for the future of learning

If museums and other education stakeholders take hold of emerging trends, they can become tomorrow’s innovators, helping their communities thrive in a world of acceleration, complexity, and uncertainty. Read more

 

Bringing foresight to bear on security performance

Central banks have now started to turn their banks towards creating and acting with security foresight, rather than hindsight.  They’re doing it for a reason. Know more

 

Careers of the future: 42 professions of tomorrow

Find out the 42 jobs that will arise in the near future. Read more

 

Foresight for action: Scanning East Africa

The Wilson Center is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research to develop a framework to improve predictive capabilities for security risks posed by extreme weather events. This is a brief report of change in East African countries. Read more

 

Future Earth

Future Earth is a major international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate transformations to a sustainable world. Learn more

 

EDUCATION

Are you ready to learn how to think like a futurist?

This course will introduce you to the practice of futures thinking, as developed and applied for the past 50 years by the Institute for the Future, a Silicon-Valley-based think tank. Learn more

 

PUBLICATIONS

What’s next for Ed-Tech? Critical hopes and concerns for the 2020s

Selwyn and his colleagues believe that that 2020 is an opportune moment to reflect on the potential educational technology challenges of the next 10 years. Download the full-text paper

 

Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) market by forecast 2019-2025

Artificial general intelligence is the intelligence of a machine that can understand or learn any intellectual task that a human being can. It is a primary goal of some artificial intelligence research and a common topic in science fiction and futures studies. Learn more