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Foresight Weekly News - January 26, 2020

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Bricks alive! Scientists create living concrete

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has created a rather different kind of concrete — one that is alive and can even reproduce. Read more


The 2020 global futures forecast

James Canton, author and CEO of Institute for Global Futures believes that any forecast works like a double-edged sword. We get it right and we may benefit. We miss the signals of change, we fail to adapt, and there is a price for that too. However, he has identified top ten global trends for 2020. Read more


The future of work is already here

A Lumina Foundation survey found 58 percent of workers say the skills needed for their jobs have changed significantly over the last five years, and 94 percent agree that ongoing education and training is critical to improve their job performance and career prospects. Read more


Modeling an inclusive digital future

To uncover key insights and build understanding on what it means for a country to be digitally ready, a holistic model is created that includes components beyond technology, such as basic needs, human capital development, and the business and start-up environment. Learn more


Shaping UAE’s future over the next five decades

Anticipating, exploring and planning for the future are integral parts of the UAE’s policy, enshrined in foundations established by the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Read more


Future Australians may become ‘climate refugees’

Renowned climatologist Michael Mann says large chunks of Australia may become so hot and dry that they are uninhabitable as climate change continues to raise global temperatures. Read more


The display of the future might be in your contact lens

Mojo Vision’s prototypes can enhance your vision or show you your schedule—right from the surface of your eyes. Read more


A life without screens: the future of digital life

Ivan Poupyrev, designer and inventor outlined a vision for the future of digital life. In his recent TED Talk in April 2019, he imagined a garment that can place a phone call. Read more


What is a futurist?

APF member, Thomas Frey reminds 12 things about the coolest job you never knew you could have. A futurist is a kind of consultant who makes predictions based on future trends they identify. Read more



Foresight Africa: top priorities for the continent 2020-2030

Collective action among African and global policymakers to improve the livelihoods of all under the blueprint of the Sustainable Development Goals and the African Union’s Agenda 2063 is representative of the shared energy and excitement around Africa’s potential. This report highlights the strategies from experts to tackle forthcoming, but surmountable, obstacles to a prosperous continent by 2030. Download the report