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Foresight Weekly News - March 22, 2020

Sunday, March 22, 2020   (0 Comments)
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APF and COVID-19

APF members share their insights on current and future challenges shaped by Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Read more

 

These startups are innovating the future of health care

Armed with new technology and reimagined clinics, these companies are exploring how we can get care and feel empowered with our health data. Read more

 

Electric vehicles are changing the future of auto maintenance

Experts claim moving from internal combustion to electric power does more than reduce tailpipe emissions: it will fundamentally shatter today’s auto maintenance and service sector. Read more

 

A new global foresight tool hopes to predict the future of agriculture

A new foresight tool from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) predicts the future effects of today’s development investments in the food system. Read more

 

Food for thought on future of jobs

UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies, Sohail Inayatullah explored trends and disruptions related to the futures of jobs Brunei Darussalam recently. Read more

 

Shaping “the future of the consequences of slavery”

Over the past 25 years, the “Slave Route Project: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage” has largely contributed to “breaking the silence surrounding slavery.” Read more

 

Army research lab now building future tanks

The US Army is building a lightweight, highly lethal future armored tank that is easy to maneuver while being able to withstand dangerous enemy attacks and offering protection equal to or better than a 70-ton Abrams tank. Read more

 

For a bright future of work, we must get better at collaborating with machines

Peter Diamandis from Singularity University assumes that the future of technological (un)employment comes down to a key challenge of human-machine collaboration. Read more

 

Trend bible: the art of foresight

Naomi Pollard, head of Home and Interiors, Trend Bible shines a light on how to expertly forecast retail trends and track the factors affecting consumer behavior. Learn more

 

INTERVIEWS

How to predict the future(s) and create resilient and effective societies and organizations

Jeremy Pesner, futurist and PhD student in technology and public policy explains why Futures Studies are useful to study. Read more

 

Ann Druyan is reimagining the future

Cosmos co-creator discusses communicating her dream for humanity. Read more