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Foresight Weekly News – May 31, 2020

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The future of preventing digital fraud and improving the customer experience

One can say for certain what the “new normal” will look like. However, one trend is surfacing: the world will be more digital tomorrow than it was yesterday. Read more

 

How remote working is reshaping a future new world of work

Working from home has given coworkers a peak into our personal lives. Read more

 

How climate change could make infectious diseases even more difficult to combat in the future

Certain rodent-borne diseases are associated with flooding, which is expected to increase as temperatures rise worldwide. Read more

 

The harsh future of American cities

Steve LeVine, the Editor at Large at Medium tells us how the pandemic will alter our urban centers, now and maybe forever. Read more

 

What if COVID-19 isn’t our biggest threat?

Experts who assess global peril saw a pandemic coming, but they have worse worries for humanity. Read more

 

After the pandemic: re-imagining our universities

Eric Lybeck explores universities obligatory transition to a different world after COVID-19 in one of his recent posts. Read more

 

COVID-19 and the workforce: Critical workers, productivity, and the future of AI

More than 22 million US workers are performing essential services during the coronavirus pandemic, with more than half in health care alone. These jobs may be first to benefit from AI as businesses build resilience for the future. Read more

 

DISCUSSION

Looking to the future of air travel

Harvard Business Review sat down to discuss the challenges (and opportunities) facing the industry with Jon Ostrower, the editor-in-chief of The Air Current, Courtney Miller, managing director of analysis for The Air Current, and Dan McKone and Alan Lewis, two Boston-based managing directors at L.E.K. Consulting who have experience advising major airlines. Read more

 

PODCASTS

Broader spectrums of meaning

The first episode of a series of podcasts produced by the Institute for the Future under the title of “New Game of Hope” is out. In this episode, Bob Johansen talks about his new book, Full-Spectrum Thinking. Listen to the podcast

 

Preparing for the post-COVID future

Hosts Kelvin and Tom ponder the long-term effects of the coronavirus on higher education. This episode is the second in a mini-series of monthly “field reports” offering collegial advice in getting through the current era of “remote teaching” necessitated by COVID-19. Listen to the podcast

 

VIDEO

How does venture capital help drive cutting edge innovation

Professional venture capital investors are on the cutting edge of bold new innovations – like the hyper loop trains, drone delivery services, and more. Dan Mindus and Brett Gibson, founders of NextGen share their insights. Watch the video