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Futurists

The Agile Mindset: Learning for the Future

Robert E. Johnson | Posted 02.15.2017 | Education
Robert E. Johnson

This blog is the second of a five-part series looking at how the Agile Mindset at Becker College prepares students for jobs that do not yet exist. The...

The Real Threat None Of The Candidates Want To Discuss

Barry Lando | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
Barry Lando

The rabid anti-immigrant campaign of Donald Trump mirrors the racist vitriol of right-wing politicians across much of the developed world. But totally absent from what passes for political debate in the U.S. and abroad is what's really driving those ever more incendiary movements.

The Agile Mindset: Becker College's Academic Foundation and Ethos

Robert E. Johnson | Posted 09.13.2016 | Education
Robert E. Johnson

Six years ago, Becker College began to take a more adaptive, nimble, and entrepreneurial approach to higher education. The results--including growing enrollments and improving institutional and academic rankings, notably in the areas of game design--propelled the College forward on a path of historic growth and transformation.

The Global Search for Education: WHAT Knowledge?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.24.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"We are taking the trends identified by futurists and economists, and connecting them to relevant fields of study and competencies required."  --  C...

Storytelling in Virtual Reality: The Basics

Jesse Damiani | Posted 06.16.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

In the last three years, we've witnessed a boom of "Gold Rush" proportions as companies, brands, and artists scramble to develop virtual reality tools, platforms, and content, trying to figure out what will win out in this new frontier.

7 Futurists On What To Expect In The Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in sc...

This Is What A Totally Green, Sustainable NYC Could Look Like

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business

The Terreform Research Group envision a New York City in which streets and avenues would be converted into greenways and farms. New York City is ma...

Children and Families, Media and Play: The Five Minute Futurist

David Kleeman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Media
David Kleeman

The coming years will look like the late '90s TV "gold rush," when companies staked out channel space in the expanding multi-channel universe. This time, though, the prospectors will mine distinctive content that can woo audiences in the "over the top" TV market.

The Power and Beauty of Patience

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.

How Futurists Claim 'Immortality' Will Be Possible

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 06.18.2013 | Science

NEW YORK — By 2045, humans will achieve digital immortality by uploading their minds to computers — or at least that's what some futurists believe...

Futurist Speaker: How to Design Products and Services for Smartphones, Tablets

Scott Steinberg | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Scott Steinberg

Design devices in such a way as to not only showcase key additions, and quickly convey their upsides. Also build them so as to minimize the amount of hassle required to quickly dive in and enjoy these options.

The Architecture of Pasta: Making Pasta With Mitch Orr

Tida Tippapart | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home
Tida Tippapart

Mitch Orr is lauded as one of Australia's brightest young chefs. Pulling flavors from popular culture, he presents a progressive futurist vision for the food scene in Sydney.