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Foresight Weekly News – May 17, 2020

Sunday, May 17, 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

 

Central bankers adopt scenario forecasting for post-virus world

Central bankers who are used to forecasting the economy’s trajectory in simple ranges are now resorting to scenario projections, underlining just how difficult it remains to pin down the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

 

COVID-19: Win the fight, win the future

Three months into the COVID-19 crisis, we are starting to see patterns in its impact on countries and cities, as well as in these areas’ responses. Read more

 

COVID-19’s future of work wrecking ball

Jeffrey Brown, the head of technology policy at Bertelsmann Foundation reviews the crisis’s long-term impact on jobs, workers, and the “future of work.” Read more

 

Accelerate learning across regions in crisis

Future Cell proposes a method for enhancing situational awareness for public safety professionals, emergency managers, and critical decision makers during a crisis. Read more

 

How technology is changing the future of field technicians

Gone are the days when a field technician was a lone wolf armed with only a toolkit, clipboard, and thermos. Read more

 

How could COVID-19 change AR/VR’s future?

This analysis explores the potential future for AR/VR in the context of the silent cyclone we’re all going through. Read more

 

7 VCs look into the future of fintech

A number of venture capitalists who invest in fintech shared their thoughts about the state of the industry. Read more

 

14 ways the Coronavirus pandemic may change how we travel in the future

The abrupt change from globe-trotting to quarantine has got travelers everywhere wondering what travel will look like in a post-coronavirus pandemic world. Read more

 

Coronavirus marks the start of a ‘new future’

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio has said that while the coronavirus outbreak is devastating, it may also be a turning point in history — one that could pave the way for greater societal progress. Read more

 

The economic and social footprint of Coronavirus

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, there is a growing understanding that the economic and social ramifications could last far longer than the disease itself. Read more

 

The history of the future

Education writer, Audrey Watters shares the transcript and slides of the talk he gave recently. The conference was called “Toward an Open Future.” Find them here