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Foresight Weekly News – August 16, 2020

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Foresight Weekly News – August 16, 2020 - Association of Professional Futurists

Google predicts the future with updates to Analytics!

In the Audience builder, Google Analytics has begun suggesting new predictive audiences! Read more

 

The future of insurance industry

Insurtech is creating buzz through mergers and acquisitions, further integrating innovative technologies with insurance industry leaders. Read more

 

The future of justice

Richard Susskind’s most recent book, Online Courts and the Future of Justice, urged that we plan ahead and use technology to reform and reimagine our civil and criminal justice systems. Read more

 

The future of work now

It’s increasingly clear that artificial intelligence and other new technologies will bring substantial changes in work tasks and business processes. Read more

 

Future cars will be made of magnesium

Originally published in August 1946, it was predicted that magnesium will be used in automobile industry. Read more

 

COVID recovery choices shape future climate

A post-lockdown economic recovery plan that incorporates and emphasizes climate-friendly choices could help significantly in the battle against global warming, according to a new study. Read more

 

Saudi Arabia decision makers see positive social impact of COVID-19 by 2025

A new survey reveals that most decision makers anticipate that COVID-19 will be a positive accelerant of the transformation already underway in Saudi Arabia. Read more

 

Amsterdam opens lab to explore fair use of Artificial Intelligence

As part of a collaborative effort between the municipality of Amsterdam and two universities, five researchers will be studying the application of artificial intelligence in the fields of education, welfare, the environment, mobility and health in a new lab at Amsterdam Science Park. Read more

 

Scientists just completed a 3D ‘Google Earth’ for the brain

Using a computational framework, the Julich-Brain has generated a probabilistic map of human brains that accounts for individual differences. Read more

 

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Why enhancing forecasting, scenario planning is imperative now

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