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Genomics -- The Future of Forensic DNA Profiling

Garry Rodgers | Posted 11.18.2015 | Science
Garry Rodgers

I think we're in a fascinating time, watching technological advancements in forensic sciences. We're close to the day when your tiny biological dropping at the scene of your crime will go into a machine, the button pressed, and a full-color, 3D image of your entire person right from your molecules to your moles.

Building Oona's Future by Remembering Her Father

Plumfund | Posted 11.16.2015 | Impact
Plumfund

After a truly brave battle, Stephen passed away peacefully in his sleep. He had to tell Oona he was not going to live much longer and when he did he asked her, "Do you know whom I will miss the most? I will miss you the most."

What Kind of World Do We Want to Live In? Let's Let the Future Know

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 11.16.2015 | Good News
Jenn Sutkowski

Photo caption: Just a little meditation for Paris. Like my drawing, my words are flawed, but putting our hearts in the right place has to count for s...

Choosing Wisely, the Internal Struggle

Mimo Khair | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Mimo Khair

My daughter asked me after hearing of the sad events caused by terrorism in Beirut and Paris the last 2 days: "why do humans terrorize other humans?" ...

Not on Our Watch

Dain Heer | Posted 11.16.2015 | Impact
Dain Heer

How can we move forward after yet another attack like this? How can we hope to create a kinder planet? Start by asking this question, "What kind of world would I like to see?" And, "How can I contribute to creating that world?"

What Is Our Future?

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Jonathan Schmock

In wake of the Paris attacks, what does our future look like?

Smart Business Owners Embrace Bitcoin

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 11.13.2015 | Small Business
Jamil Bouchareb

As entrepreneurs, staying on top of the latest technology and developments is vital for success -- and Bitcoin is the hottest trend right now. Adopting Bitcoin in your business is by far the smartest decision you can make today.

Can You Teach Yourself to Be More Optimistic?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Take 20 minutes and envision yourself in the future. Imagine yourself as the best possible you. Now write it down.

The Only Answer to 'Where Will You Be in 5 Years?'

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We spend more time at work than anywhere else during our adult lives. So, it is important to be fulfilled by what you work on. That sounds preachy, right? But I know it's not easy to get there.

7,289 Miles

Abeer Rashid | Posted 11.12.2015 | College
Abeer Rashid

Watching couples every season doing something special has made me cringe on the inside every time. Knowing that we cannot do many of those things now....

To Innovate or Die: The Global Economy in 2050

Kristel Van der Elst | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Kristel Van der Elst

Attempting to definitively predict the future is a mug's game. But applying some imagination to today's weak signals and emerging technologies can enable us to paint plausible pictures of how the future might look, which we can factor into the strategic decisions we take today.

Transhumanism Political Party Reaches First Birthday

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.29.2015 | World
Zoltan Istvan

On October 7th, 2015, the Transhumanist Party reached its first birthday. Started as way to introduce forward thinking and futurist politics into government, the party has caught on around the world and now has over a dozen national parties.

Who Cares How Millennials Want to Work?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Working for a communications strategy firm while in graduate school, my boss told me that my generation was technologically astute, individualistic, cynical and had a healthy disdain for authority. And this guy liked me. Sound familiar?

Maker Faire 2015

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Michael Nirenberg

I've struggled with writing about the Maker Faire for about a month (I'm press- not a journalist). It's easy to gush about the wonders of tech's open pastures, or tougher to diametrically write existentially about future doomsday scenarios, which I admit is much easier for me.

20 Predictions for the Year 2065

Keating Thomas | Posted 10.28.2015 | Comedy
Keating Thomas

I wonder what Western society will be like 50 years from today. It's hard to say. Even 15 years ago when I was hoping 2015 would be filled with hoverboards and flying cars, I never expected that it will really just be me typing in my username and password 50 times a day into a little electronic box.

What the Future Looks Like According to Elon Musk

Ashish Toshniwal | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology
Ashish Toshniwal

Wondering what the maverick inventor thinks about in his off-time can be a source of comic relief, as well as some pretty far-fetched science fiction fantasy. That being said, there are some really good ideas that can come from trying to think with the same 'big idea, blue sky' strokes of genius as the real-life Tony Stark.

A Declaration for the Future

Christopher Phillips | Posted 10.21.2015 | Impact
Christopher Phillips

It all comes down to you, all comes down to each and every one of us to take full advantage of such one-of-a-kind opportunities to be an equal and vital part of the change we want to see in the world.

5 Actions You Should Never Regret

Alexandra Harra | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Once we acknowledge that we must undertake these five actions with joy and without regret, we feel fully confident that no circumstance of the past can dim the brilliance of our future.

Future Life Progression: an Interview With Anne Jirsch

Alex Sumner | Posted 10.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Sumner

Anne Jirsch is a London-born professional psychic with a large worldwide following. Her client base includes heads of industry, politicians and cele...

10 Principles for a Better Food Future

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

In time for World Food Day today, the Norwegian-based multi-stakeholder initiative EAT has launched a new publication on the future of food. Entitled ...

Virtual Reality is the New Reality

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 10.15.2015 | Technology
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Morris May to discuss, among other things, entrepreneurship, the future of virtual reality, and Specular Theory's fascinating work.

The Innovator's Mindset: Envisioning the Future

James Canton | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
James Canton

Is Google now working on artificial intelligence and deep learning to turn the web into just a more efficient search engine, or are they creating a new a type of synthetic intelligence that can predict and help our civilization?

Sam Harris Is Not Religious, But He's Spiritual -- and He's Putting His Faith in the Power of Conversation

Nick Simmons | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Nick Simmons

Harris's next book will be, perhaps, his most controversial -- which is a rather impressive claim for the author of books that claim to disprove the notion of free will and call for the end of faith in America.

My Kid Hates Me and It's All My iPhone's Fault

Ashish Toshniwal | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Ashish Toshniwal

As I watch my infant son navigate a touch screen like he was born to it, which he technically has been, I start to wonder what a typical day in our house will look like in just a few short years, when he is eleven.

Giving Your Brand a Future Edge

Joanna Franchini | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Joanna Franchini

If you work in the world of brands, at some point you've probably heard an exasperated creative director quote legendary adman Bill Bernbach: "How do you storyboard a smile?"