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Foresight Weekly News – May 24, 2020

Sunday, May 24, 2020   (0 Comments)
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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

 

PODCAST

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

 

VIDEO

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