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Foresight Weekly News – May 3, 2020

Sunday, May 3, 2020   (0 Comments)
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APF and COVID-19

APF members offer COVID-19 resources to clients and the public. Find them here

 

Why it’s so hard to see into the future of COVID-19

The most difficult thing for an epidemiological model to predict: human behavior. Read more

 

Next: Futurists create images of the future, not predictions

Futurist, David Staley does not believe that precise prediction is possible, except in exceptional cases and usually when discussing simple systems. Read more

 

Is working from home the future of work?

One effect of the coronavirus pandemic has been a huge increase in the number of Americans working from home. Read more

 

The remote future is on the way

The COVID-19 crisis, as disruptive and challenging as it is, will eventually pass. And when it does, your organization must be ready. Read more

 

Talking digital future: Blockchain technology

Jonathan Reichental, the CEO of Human Future shares his thoughts on Blockchain. He thinks that cryptocurrency will be driven by business needs and will be a key driver in experimentation and exposure to new tech. Read more

 

#WorkTrends: Mapping the future of workforce skills

Experts believe that we all need to be able to handle VUCA “volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity” problems and workforce skills are vital for that objective. Read more

 

What needs to happen to get to the flying car future

In a few short years, the moonshot concept of flying taxis as an integral part of future cityscapes has become a sober, earnest pursuit attracting billions of dollars in investment from companies across the mobility and transportation space. Read more

 

The potential of humanity’s future

Artist Amy Karle, wants to introduce us to an old friend of hers named “Hatcher,” a 66-million-year-old Triceratops skeleton in the National Museum of Natural History who made history as the first “digital dinosaur”. Read more

 

PODCASTS

A futurist on navigating change forced by the pandemic: fight the fear

And while we wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, let’s figure out how to make more face masks, APF member, Amy Webb says. Listen to the podcast

 

Talking leadership podcast #50

APF member, Luke van der Laan shares his thoughts on future-focused leadership. Listen to the podcast