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Foresight Weekly News – July 12, 2020

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Telehealth: creating a safe and convenient future of healthcare

Whether healthcare organizations are ready or not, the era of virtual care has arrived, with telehealth spearheading the change. Read more

 

Our cash-free future is getting closer

The pandemic is propelling a shift toward a cashless society in ways that no other single event has. Experts say that’s not necessarily a good thing. Read more

 

To survive the pandemic, American colleges need a revolution

The author Jeff Selingo believes that colleges will need to work closely with employers to understand the specific skills needed in jobs open now or where there is expected to be job growth in the near future. Read more

 

China and Artificial Intelligence

China appears to be making more rapid progress than either the US or the EU, and central and local government spending on Artificial Intelligence in China is estimated to be in the tens of billions of dollars. Read more

 

Artificial Intelligence shows us a future where we neglect to dream

A sci-fi fairy tale shows us a deeply sad future that’s already here. Read more

 

For trucking, a ‘polyfuel future’ awaits

Cummins to reduce absolute lifetime greenhouse gas emissions from newly sold products by 25%. Read more

 

Despite pandemic setbacks, the clean energy future is underway

The sustainable trends are still in place and may even be strengthened over the longer term in spite of the economic lockdown resulting from the global pandemic. Read more

 

OPINION

‘Business as unusual’: How COVID-19 brought forward the future of work

Susan Hayter, Senior Technical Adviser on the Future of Work at the ILO thinks that the pandemic-led shift to remote work enabled many companies to ensure the immediate health and safety of their employees and continue to operate. Read more

 

INTERVIEW

The future of travel

Travel has changed considerably since European travel expert Rick Steves published his first guide “Europe through the Back Door” in 1979. Steves recently discussed the future of travel with The Washington Post. Read more

 

BLOG POSTS

How strategic foresight can serve us today

Emily Munro, the deputy head of Emerging Security Challenges at Geneva Centre for Security Policy believes that strategic foresight can provide valuable insights for us today in several ways. Read more

 

Post-COVID-19 futures: What can we build after the global pandemic?

Marina Gorbis and Kathi Vian from the Institute for the Future propose six steps to craft compelling and internally consistent visions of the future emerging from the recent global pandemic. Read more