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“If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it” – Albert Einstein Futurist Thomas Frey : As a futurist, I’ve always been interested in our relationship with the future. But lately I’ve become obsessed with understanding more about the dividing line between the present and the future.
Where will Apple, Amazon, Google meet up next year or the year after?
Last week, we ran an experiment. We hosted a gathering, called “Solve for X,” for experienced entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists from around the world.
When I walked into pavilion 1 at the Riocentro on my first day at Rio+20 , I passed a large white exhibitions space which was labelled ” The Future We Want .” I glanced at the big blue word clouds and five large TV screens – “What future do we actually want?,” I asked myself.
Die sich abzeichnenden tektonischen Verschiebungen innerhalb der ICT-Industrie werden den Managern von heute immer bewusster. Aber auch für andere Branchen gilt: in 20 Jahren wird es die IT in klassischer Form nicht mehr geben.
Upcoming events Sept. 17-18, 2013 | Geneva Lift co-produces the 2013 Open Knowledge Conference (OKCon), presented under the patronage of Federal Councillor Alain Berset , member of the Swiss Government.
A couple of weeks ago, I had a discussion with colleague Joe on the program for one of our upcoming main Innotribe events. My colleague is not part of the innovation team, but has shown growing interest in what we are doing: great!
I am hoping you’ll take a moment to complete a quick SURVEY . It’s focused on how what people do shapes the future.
Cities are destined to become even more powerful in the future.
Shiho Fukada for The New York Times SPEED The Chinese Tianhe-1A supercomputer briefly became the world's fastest in late 2010.
One of my favorite posts from my time here at Open the Future has to be Legacy Futures , from late 2008. The concept of a legacy future is simple: it's a persistent but outdated vision of the future that distorts present-day futures thinking .
The Power of the Network = The Power of We Why Media is the new business ecology
This is a guest post by Tom Gray, a Senior Creative Strategist at Imagination in London.
In the future we will be Google, and Google will be us--the online giant will make us better humans.
Posted: July 25, 2011 by Wildcat in AI , Brain , Civilization , Collective Intelligence #CI , Computing , Consciousness , Culture , Cybernetics , Gaming , Internet , Mind , Semantic Web , Systems and complexity science , Technology , TED Talks Tags: google consciousness , Maf Lewis , Rome Viharo