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Crisis Is a State of Mind and a State of Place

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

Global transition is, as it says on the tin, a global phenomenon. Yet "crisis" is about a state of place as well as a state of mind; and this state of place is not universal.

Why Are Japan's Electronics Giants Failing?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We recently learned that Sharp Electronics is projecting a $5.6 billion full-year loss. They warned that the company had material troubles and didn't ...

I Am Grateful for the Pursuit of Happiness

Charlotte Wilder | Posted 01.26.2013 | College
Charlotte Wilder

"Happiness" is a vague term, but these days, because the future is so unsettled, I'm interpreting pursuing it to mean stepping outside myself and inhabiting the present.

Building a Better Beta

Faith Popcorn | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business
Faith Popcorn

In culture, beta has come to represent a new level of interaction based on transparency and open innovation. Beta culture is the culture of the now. And it is changing everything.

20 Game-Changing Technology Trends That Will Create Both Disruption and Opportunity

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Ever wonder how you could have over 500 cable or satellite channels and nothing to watch? You didn't have apps on your TV allowing you to personalize the experience. This is the beginning of a major shift that will take place in living rooms globally.

Election 2012 and the Future of American Democracy

Glen Browder | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Unfortunately, the American people seem to be stubbornly split into two camps about what we want America to mean and how we want America to work in a changing world.

Adapting to a World in Revolution

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

In the years to come, humanity will find itself needing to adapt to a world in revolution -- in energy, communications, and mind -- as our lives are catalyzed into new arrangements and possibilities.

Ocean 3.0: Popping the Blue Bubble Wrap

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

I've heard for decades the same story of the ocean getting a fraction of the attention, funding and protection it deserves and needs. I know you have, too.

A New Breed of Humans?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

With all these changes in modern medicine, technology and our bodies' ability to adapt and change along with it, are we in essence creating a new breed of humans?

PHOTOS: Futuristic Places To Stay

Home Away | Posted 01.02.2013 | Travel
Home Away

There is no time like the present to live in the future.

Eckhart Tolle: 'The Future Is A Thought' (VIDEO)

Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living

In the video above, Eckhart Tolle dives into the concept of the future and the past -- how neither exists, and there is only the Now. What does h...

SIC Interview With Richard "Koci" Hernandez

David Shing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
David Shing

"You can never get bitten in the ass when you ride the wave of technology" -- Koci Richard is one of those professionals I admire. With over 163,000 ...

Fortune Cookie Wisdom: How Little Words Make A Big Difference

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Optimism has been shown to be an important part of good health and wellness. Without such sparks of inspiration or encouragement we can tend to forget that life can be more than just the daily grind of work and responsibility.

Future: 'My Music Is Priceless'

| Posted 12.24.2012 | Miami

By Peter Bailey Original. It's what best describes Future, Atlanta's newest emcee prodigy, who seems undeterred by the challenges innovation bre...

The Demise of Cash

David Wolman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
David Wolman

Cash was one of history's greatest technologies. For millennia, cash turbo-boosted commerce and enabled trade between people and cultures across the globe. But in the 20th century, cash's relevance began to diminish.

The Gamification of Education and Training Is Here

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

If the big electronic gaming companies want to grow in a slump, they should start an education-gamming division rather than lose some of their best and brightest programmers by letting them become the competition.

Koyakatsi: Enter the Civilization of Light With Director Ayoub Qanir

Jason Silva | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment
Jason Silva

A potential break in the human continuum serves as the backdrop to filmmaker Ayoub Qanir's latest film project, Koyakatsi, equal parts science and art -- a mind-bending marriage of grit, fantasy and style.

How to Accelerate Learning

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Have you noticed that a lot of education--whether in a classroom setting or a corporate training environment--is quite boring? While the professors and trainers are smart and competent, they're also often dull--especially when you have to listen to them talk for multiple hours a week.

3D Printers Can Now Print Chemicals

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

3D printers, or additive manufacturing as it is also called, have gone beyond printing prototypes to printing final products ready for use such as jewelry, chairs, human jaw bones, and parts for jet engines to name just a few.

We Can Not Fairly Evaluate Teachers Without First Evaluating Parents

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

You would think I would embrace an evaluation system that would ultimately lead to a merit-pay system that would reward me, and other successful teachers, for my success in the classroom... but I don't.

3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Is Turning the Impossible Into the Possible

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Whether you call it 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing, it is advancing quickly on a global level and offers something that up until recently was impossible: On-demand, anytime, anywhere, by anyone manufacturing.

Students, Universities Must Engage With the World, Then Change It

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 12.05.2012 | College
Dr. William J. Carroll

Our young people are called to change the world. How can you change the world without engaging the world? To engage the world, we must prepare students for what they will encounter outside the safety net of the university.

Reviewing The Verizon iPhone 7

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

June 2015 - Dateline Cupertino, CA - In a somewhat anticipated, kind of lackluster presentation that felt old and threadbare, Apple announced the debut of the iPhone 7 today to tepid applause and few accolades.

How Do You Take Your Product or Service to the Next Level? Make It Social

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Now that we have over a billion people on Facebook and millions of tweets being tweeted every day, it's time to think about how you could add a social element to your existing products and/or services to engage with a much larger audience.

Vint Cerf on the Future of Human Society

The European Magazine | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
The European Magazine

"The Internet was a network which was not designed for anything in particular, but could be used for everything."