Foresight Weekly News – May 24, 2020
Sunday, May 24, 2020
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Unlocking promising properties to create future technologies
At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, researchers working at the intersection of materials science, chemical engineering, and physics are uncovering new and innovative ways to unlock those promising and useful abilities using light, temperature, pressure, or magnetic fields. Read more
How DARPA and AI are shaping the future
The goal of the initiative is to create new natural language processing and machine learning algorithms to scour scientific and medical literature to help researchers prioritize potential therapies to evaluate for further study. Read more
What does AI mean for the future of maneuver warfare?
Artificial intelligence could potentially revolutionize warfighting concepts based on maneuver, but there are several technical and operational hurdles that need to be overcome first, explains Franz-Stefan Gady. Read more
What is the future of cities?
With so many high-paid jobs untethered from their urban offices, experts have been wondering what this all means for the future of cities. Read more
South Korean farming points to the future for sustainable agriculture
Agriculture in South Korea is a blend of centuries-old traditions and contemporary techniques adapted to a variety of environmental conditions, making it a model to adopt in the effort to future-proof food production against climate change. Read more
The future of food
Public officials and eatery owners contemplate the coming changes in the restaurant business. Read more
How coronavirus is accelerating a future with autonomous vehicles?
China is using autonomous vehicles in cities and hospitals across the country to combat COVID-19 and advance smart cities. Read more
Science fiction about the future may provide solutions to today’s crises
Pandemics, mass surveillance and natural disasters are popular topics in science fiction. The stories can inspire creative solutions to the challenges we face today, according to Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay. Read more
To build strategy, start with the future
Mark Johnson, cofounder of the consulting firm Innosight, says that too many managers develop strategy while focusing on problems in the present, and that’s especially true during a crisis. Listen to the podcast
The future of a pandemic economy
World Affairs Council President, Charles Shapiro spoke with former Atlanta Fed President, Dennis Lockhart via Zoom on COVID-19 and recovering from it. View a recording of this program