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New Marriages May Sharply Decline in Coming Transhumanist Era

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

While many in the world may not realize this, civilization is on verge of the greatest change it has ever known. Entire social systems and institutions may soon become obsolete, nonfunctional, and even unsafe. New marriages will not likely outlive this century.

Humanity in Jeopardy

Max Tegmark | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Max Tegmark

Exactly three years ago, on January 13, 2011, we humans were dethroned by a computer on the quiz show Jeopardy!. A year later, a computer was licensed to drive cars in Nevada after being judged safer than a human. What's next?

Augmented Reality Is Just Beginning Change How We Interact With the Real World

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Augmented reality (AR) provides a live view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated input such as inf...

11 Visions of The Future That Were Utterly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

As we set our sights on the coming year, the Interwebs are buzzing with predictions of future tech trends, new economic tidings and the biggest fashio...

A Letter To My Future Self As A High School Graduate

Isabel Song | Posted 03.04.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

Questions aside, I also have a few wishes for you. I know you'll probably go through heartbreak with college decision letters (who doesn't?), but I sincerely wish your ultimate path will be one that you love and one that will never make you feel like you're settling for less.

Are We Eating Our Young?

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Deborah J. Levine

Increasingly, our compassionate acts are like band aids, more temporary and less effective every year. How else can we use our humanity to magnify our efforts, to change the trajectory of the destruction of our children, our future?

12 Steps That Will Help You Create Your Ideal Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Like laying out an open map of your life, expanding your vision means seeing the full spectrum beyond the present in anticipation of greater prospects. Take into account my 12 steps to envision the limitless possibilities before you and step into your future.

The Only Resolution

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nayia Moysidis

This year, I don't want memories. I don't want wishes or goals or resolutions. I don't want the fantasy, the promise of tomorrow. I don't want plans or agenda or deadlines. I don't want excuses. I don't want distractions. I don't want more time. I don't want yesterday. I don't want tomorrow.

AI Day Will Replace Christmas as the Most Important Holiday in Less Than 25 Years

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.23.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Some religious people, anti-transhumanists, and neo-Luddites complain that an advanced AI will destroy human civilization. Most scientists and technologists find those worries laughable. Most of them think that AI will usher in a new age of scientific discovery, medical advancement, and technological sophistication only imagined before in science fiction.

Happy Holidays from Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

I wanted to take a moment and wish all of my loyal fans and readership a very Happy Holiday Season. I am looking forward to the New Year and am antici...

25 Game-Changing Trends That Will Create Disruption & Opportunity (Part 2)

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Earlier this week I shared 12 of my Top 25 Game-Changing Hard Trends that will cause both disruption and opportunity on a global level. Today, I bring...

3 Levels of Creativity: Leverage Your Unique Gifts

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Every company I consult with or speak to wants their employees to be more creative and innovative when solving problems. The big question is always "h...

Factory Farms of the Future: Part I

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 02.08.2014 | Food
Sonia Faruqi

The future of animal agriculture can be summed up in a single sentence by, appropriately, a science fiction writer. "The future is already here," said William Gibson, "it's just not very evenly distributed."

Snap Out Of Your Digital Coma!

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Crystal Kadakia

I recently had a great experience speaking at TEDxSarasota on the topic of Digital Comas. It's a message appropriate for all ages -- the best feedback...

Innovation All Comes Down to How Much You Want It?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

There are some words for which everyone has their own definition. What is creativity? success? None of us will answer the same way. Innovation belongs to this category of expressions.

The 'Corporate Creative' -- Five Essentials for an Imaginative Business Mind

Bob Deutsch | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business
Bob Deutsch

Creative people all share five key cognitive processes that are consistent across culture, hierarchy and situational circumstance. Let's take a look at the primary aspects of this critical bent of mind.

The Idea and Itinerary

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

Last Wednesday, it occurred to me that I would no longer be commuting between San Francisco and New York: I decided that I wanted to live in New York,...

Are We Losing A Generation to the Foibles of Anti-Social Behavior?

Jure Klepic | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime
Jure Klepic

There is a deadly new "game" going on in our streets. It's called the Knockout Game and consists of someone, usually a teenage boy, trying to knock out another random person in just one punch.

Why Spain Sucks

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Spain is a country of Suckers because our political leaders have become Suckers. They are no longer necessary and have become an extractive, fat and inefficient ruling elite. It is time to cut the fat and become lean.

Are We Preparing Graduates for the Past or the Future?

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Carol J. Carter

We cannot be certain which specific skills the future will demand, but we can be certain that the ever-changing world will require people to navigate uncertain territory, often without a compass.

Visualizing the Future of Technology With Ron Erickson

Russell C. Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Ron Erickson is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the high technology, telecommunications, micro-computer, and digital media industries. Mr. Erickson is also the founder of Visualant, Inc.

Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

To ensure long-term success, you must engage in a comprehensive examination of your business that includes evaluating the past and "visioning" the future. This process involves what you have done and what you need to do to ensure that it has the "legs" to sustain itself.

Google Glass: The Future of Us

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

When I wear Google Glass, people tell me I look like one of the Borg -- a fictional alien collective, from the Star Trek franchise, comprised of cyber...

Things We Wish We'd Known About College

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Literally, Darling

Remember that college is for you. It's not for your friends. It's not for your family (though if they are helping foot the bill, you do owe them some respect). It's for you. Don't make so many decisions for other people that you forget to make them for yourself

The Cloud-Enabled Transformation of Enterprise IT

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Thanks to exponential advances in processing power, bandwidth, and storage (what I call the three change accelerators), the business environment is un...