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Foresight Weekly News - December 15, 2019

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Are your scenarios valid?

Dr. Helene Lavoix, the Director of The Red (Team) Analysis Society has proposed a test and a check list in 6 points to evaluate the validity of scenarios. Find out more

 

Internet for the future

Cisco unveiled what it called the “internet for the future,” highlighting new products and a strategy it says will help fuel an economy that’s hungry for more and faster internet bandwidth for the next couple of decades. Read more

 

European industries lead new Graphene Flagship projects to shape EU’s environmental future

The Graphene Flagship has announced the launch of eleven new "Spearhead Projects", each developed to take graphene-enabled prototypes to commercial applications. Read more

 

This is what the future of food looks like

It’s the year 2050. With a swelling global population and once-abundant resources that are no longer available on the planet, what’s on your plate and lunchboxes is no longer the same. Read more

 

The future of artificial intelligence and cybernetics

What Kevin Warwick, professor of cybernetics at the University of Reading, poses may sound like science fiction but it is not; he has several implanted chips, which makes him a cyborg: half man, half machine. Read more

 

EVENT

Former NASA astronaut to take the stage at first ever Future Human event

Joan Higginbotham, the third African-American woman in space, will speak at Silicon Republic’s all-new event. Higginbotham will speak at the Dublin event in May 2020. Find out details

 

PODCAST

The future of X

Hosted by OZY editor, Fay Schlesinger, experts take listeners into the future of the workplace and health. Listen to podcast

 

PUBLICATIONS

City of the future

Dubai’s focus on innovation and technology has transformed it into the world’s largest laboratory for testing disruptive ideas and exploring future challenges and solutions. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation has published a report in this regard. Access the report

 

Future of knowledge: a foresight report

The Report is compiled by MBRF and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part of the Arab Knowledge Project, and in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to be an extension of the Global Knowledge Index. Download the report

 

There’s a future: visions for a better world

This book presents a wide range of articles that encompass many different visions of the future, both in focus and theme. It is a multidisciplinary cross-section designed to map out the basic lines along which our reality is changing and in which direction they are taking us. Download the book