Futures Studies by Sohail Inayatullah, Ivana Milojevic and global futurists. Toilet Futures: Sustainability, Scenarios and Climate Change Futures. Macro-prospection: thinking about the future using macro- and Big History. On Good Demand. In the economy, consumer demand is hugely important.
1 per cent of the world will own more than half its wealth by 2016, Oxfam report says. Updated More than half the world's wealth will be owned by the richest 1 per cent of the population by next year as global inequality soars, according to a new report from Oxfam.
Oxfam is warning that global inequality gap has exploded in the last four years and is calling on world leaders to urgently address this at the World Economic forum in Davos, Switzerland next week. In a report released ahead of the forum, Oxfam said the top tier had seen their share of wealth increase from 44 per cent in 2009 to 48 per cent in 2014. On current trends, it will exceed 50 per cent in 2016. Putting the figures in perspective, Oxfam Australia chief executive officer Dr Helen Szoke told the ABC that inequality was growing at an alarming rate. Los Angeles, the City in Cinema: Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) Perspective- A Reference Source To The Year 2020 by P.s. Rothbein. Share this project Done Share Tweet Embed Tweet Share Email.
Cold Antarctic water probable cause of dead fish washed up on Ninety Mile Beach, EPA says. Updated Tue 17 Jun 2014, 2:28pm AEST.
Building Mobile Games with Stencyl. Developing a cool game generally requires advanced programming skills.
Stencyl provides a platform for creating games on iOS, Android, Flash, Windows, Mac or Linux without writing a line of code. It provides a simple drag and drop interface that will get you creating ideas faster. In this tutorial, we’ll take a sneak peak into what Stencyl is all about. During this tutorial, we’ll see how to add characters and scenes to a game and how to define their behaviours. Breathing - Home. What could we create through foresight & strategy? Social Engineering and a Design-led Plan to “Govern” This post is about futures.
The futures of our children, our teenagers, our young workers. Unconditional Basic Income is the answer to our increasingly unequal present and our technologically unemployed future. University Futures. An American in Denmark: Close encounters with European bicycle culture. This is part 1 of a short series about bicycles in Copenhagen.
Read parts 2 and 3. The first thing that struck me, climbing the steps from the train station into the city of Copenhagen on a recent Wednesday morning, was the great abundance of bicycles. Power to the people> Swinburne Magazine. Story by Kristin Alford View articles in related topics: Sustainability & The Environment, Energy left to right: Associate Professor Lachlan Andrew, Professor Ryszard Kowalczyk and Dr Bao Vo at swinburne’s energy management Research centre The option to switch on a light and turn on the television is a ritual taken for granted in most households.
But as energy prices and fossil fuel emissions continue to rise, our dependence on electricity and our capacity to control our household power consumption is becoming an important economic and environmental issue. About us. Our mission We aim at being a reference research and training institute on the future of the World of Work as it impacts corporations and their strategies.
Founded in 2004, the Boostzone Institute stemmed from the will to understand and forecast how the evolution of the World of Work and in particular the emergence of Network-Centric Management is going to bring a sea change in the management of organizations. Its founding members are all professionals of Human Capital management, Networks and Community management, Technology management and Strategic management. George Church outlines a pathway to indeterminant lifespans via Synthetic Biology. George Church is a giant in gene sequencing, synthetic biology and DNA science.
In the October, 2012 Discover Magazine, George Church teases with some ideas he has for achieving physical immortality (indeterminant lifespans) via Synthetic biology. George's idea is to bring in sections of DNA from exotic organisms or genes that are rare for humans to enable all people to have desired genetic capabilities. The foresight epidemic. Strategic Foresight > Our programs > Executive Education > Swinburne University of Technology. About the program The playing field is changing. System turbulence and rapid change are the 'new normal' in the world of key decision-makers. Each day decisions must be made and plans devised for an ever-changing and often uncertain future.
For those charged with leading and navigating through such uncertainty, success can prove problematic. Strategic foresight challenges leaders to engage with complexity as part of their leadership practice. This program will develop your understanding around how foresight, leadership and organisational culture intersect to help guide the decision making and planning within your organisation. Future Work Skills 2020. Future of Humanity Institute - Publications. Foresight Engine. The Search for Foresight. An AU-perspective on the first ever Future Day - creating change. Delivering Tomorrow - Logistics 2050. History of WFSF. Tuesday, 11 March 2008 10:11 WFSF.
Theories & Insights. FERN. Transhuman/futurism. Shaping Tomorrow. The World Future Council: WFC - Home. Future of Western Civilisation. Polly Higgins - Eradicating Ecocide: Laws and Governance to Prevent the Destruction of our Planet by ianmackenz. Accelerating Future.
There isn’t enough in the world. Not enough wealth to go around, not enough space in cities, not enough medicine, not enough intelligence or wisdom. Not enough genuine fun or excitement. Not enough knowledge. Not enough solutions to global problems. The GFF. Futurity.org. Prospective-Foresight. Prospective institute & think tank. Welcome to Communities of the Future.