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The Office of the Future Is Weirder Than We Can Imagine

Blake Zalcberg | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home
Blake Zalcberg

As we think about the office of the future, it's important that we allow ourselves to sound a little bizarre. The office of 2045 is more likely to be outlandish than it is to be similar to the office of today.

What Happens When Students Discover Their Purpose?

The Future Project | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home
The Future Project

When we launched The Future Project almost five years ago, we knew that we wanted to work with young people across the country to discover what they really care about, what gets them out of bed in the morning and keeps them awake at night -- their unique passions and dreams.

A Call To All Albanians

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 12.10.2016 | Home
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

It is Wednesday 9-December-2015. Only the day before former Albania's Finance Minister Arben Malaj has invited me to present "The Drama Of Albania" before his elite master's students at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tirana.

Creative, Innovative Banks of the Future

Ella Thuiner | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home
Ella Thuiner

I start with an introduction from the book "Banks of the Future". The book is a puzzle of new, inspiring knowledge from inside and outside of the bank...

'Public Service Sometimes Means Planting Trees Under Whose Shade You'll Never Sit' - Hillary Clinton on How Being a Grandparent Shapes Her Policies

Quora | Posted 12.01.2016 | Home
Quora

Being a grandmother is the greatest joy and the best job I will ever have. Friends have always told me that would be the case, but I didn't believe it fully until I experienced it for myself. Bill and I are still in awe of everything Charlotte does--little things like clapping her hands and making sounds that are starting to sound more and more like words.

Why You Should Watch China's Commitment to Becoming an Innovation-driven World Leader

Kristel Van der Elst | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home
Kristel Van der Elst

It is easy to discount the idea of China becoming an innovation-driven world leader - but that could prove to be a dangerous strategic blind spot. Impossible? Many things are impossible, until they happen.

Youtility: The Era of Personal Power

Seyi Fabode | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home
Seyi Fabode

We are about to enter the era of the Youtility, the era of Personal Power where we have little to no reliance on the current utility for generation, transmission or supply of the energy we use to power our homes.

How McDonalds Changed My Life When I Was 7

Zita Luiten | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home
Zita Luiten

When I was 7, I did what I wanted to do. I didn't let someone influence what I wanted at that moment. Of course, my decision may have been influenced without me realizing, the same as are my decision today. But I didn't listen to anyone else, I listened to my heart.

Why Living 'Presently' Could Ruin Your Entire Life

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 11.29.2016 | Home
Benjamin Hardy

Although this advice is alluring and justifying, it often fails to produce desirable results in the real world. Actually, in many cases, it ruins people's lives.

The Predictive Enterprise: Five Trends Shaping the Future of Business

James Canton | Posted 11.26.2016 | Home
James Canton

The predictive enterprise, attunes itself to the massive data universe with tools to sense, listen, enable and anticipate. This is a massive shift in the behavior and strategy of business.

Your Connected Home in 2020...

Seyi Fabode | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
Seyi Fabode

It was crazy to think there was a time that it had been called the smart home. She could not remember when the clever marketing sleight of hand happened and it had become the 'Connected Home'. She was living in it now though. It had become almost jarring in its normalcy.

Why Imagination Is Our Strongest Weapon Against Climate Change

Kajsa Paludan | Posted 11.24.2016 | Home
Kajsa Paludan

If our civilization was to disappear tomorrow, would you be able to say what the future world had lost? When you work to create a sustainable future, are you certain that your approaches serve life and people?

Five Future Breakthroughs in Forensic Technology

Garry Rodgers | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
Garry Rodgers

Forensic technology has made huge breakthroughs over the past thirty-five years that I've been around criminal and forensic investigations. Without question, the next thirty-five are going to bring mind-blowing advances. I've looked into my forensic crystal ball to come up with five things I think will be real by 2050.

The Dystopian Future Of The Universe, According To Twitter

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.24.2015 | Home

According to novelist Adam Johnson’s visions of the near future, we’ll soon spend most of our time socializing with robots that are fed dialogue a...

Exclusive: The Man Behind the Robot That Delivers a TEDx Talk

Jonathan Li | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home
Jonathan Li

The humanoid robot avatar could help people communicate more effectively. In the future, we might see a event called TEDRobots, where people use robots with different looks and personalities to deliver talks.

Rise of the Machines: Robots and the New World of Work

Philip Jennings | Posted 11.20.2016 | Home
Philip Jennings

It won't be long before robots have the cognitive skills to think, act and react like humans. What does a new species mean to our own? We must develop our own skills alongside the robots. We must be able to complement the work they do. We must evolve.

Perpetual Self-Renewal

Paras Shah | Posted 11.20.2016 | Home
Paras Shah

I am not sure of what the future holds, and the thought of playing it safe, while tempting, scares me. I do not want to sink into complacency--I want to explore with outstretched arms and an open mind.

Genomics -- The Future of Forensic DNA Profiling

Garry Rodgers | Posted 11.18.2016 | Home
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 11.16.2016 | Home
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 11.14.2016 | Home
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 so...

Choosing Wisely, the Internal Struggle

Mimo Khair | Posted 11.16.2016 | Home
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 11.15.2016 | Home
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 11.16.2016 | Home
Jonathan Schmock

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

Smart Business Owners Embrace Bitcoin

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 11.13.2016 | Home
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 11.13.2016 | Home
Samantha Boardman MD

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