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Foresight Weekly News - March 15, 2020

Sunday, March 15, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Five forces that will shape the future

MIT Technology Review columnist, Tate Ryan-Mosley has identified the big trends of the coming decades that need to be considered for the success of any new technologies. Read more

 

Austal launches future expeditionary fast transport

Alabama shipbuilder Austal USA rolled and launched the future expeditionary fast transport Newport into the Mobile River, three months after the vessel was christened. Read more

 

The future of artificial intelligence

A new generation of AI algorithms will be inspired by today’s neurosciences and—to some extent—by advances in our understanding of the brain which are yet to come. Read more

 

Many tech experts say digital disruption will hurt democracy

About half predict that humans’ use of technology will weaken democracy between now and 2030 due to the speed and scope of reality distortion, the decline of journalism and the impact of surveillance capitalism. Read more

 

3 reasons why the future of AR could be audio

Imagining the future, it’s easy to visualize a sci-fi version of the world, supercharged with holographic ads. But didn’t tech history teach us better than that? Read more

 

Choosing a human path to the future

Rohit Talwar and Alexandra Whittington from Fast Future, have identified five important dimensions that must be addressed as part of securing humanity’s future in an automated world and ensuring that the advances in technology are used to serve humanity—not replace it. Read more

 

A brief history of the future

This publication has been predicting what comes next for 120 years. Here’s what some of those predictions have looked like through the decades. Read more

 

From climate change to climate crisis: what are our options now?

Experts believe that climate change related water shortages and pollution could undermine the economic performance and health conditions of populations worldwide. Read more

 

Tiny microbe may be the perfect time capsule for messaging far future civilizations

If humanity fails to find a way through this train wreck of a climate crisis, we might want a form of record-keeping that doesn’t decay after a generation or two. Read more

 

EVENT REPORT

Technology experts look into future of transportation in Buffalo

The event examined how the city could adapt its existing streets, public spaces and buildings to accommodate things such as e-scooters and self-driving cars. Learn more