The Future is an Expanding Space

“The future” is an expanding space of possibilities, not a contracting one. This is why we typically talk about the futures ahead of us,...

Disinformation is Not a Future Problem

In ten years’ time, “disinformation” is not going to be the headline. Something else will. Something else will dominate people’s...

The DAO of Foresight

Bottom Line: foresight helps organizations anticipate today more of what is possible tomorrow. This is the way…

The US Needs a Vision for the Future

The challenge of being an incumbent, of being king of the hill, is that you don’t want change. You like things the way they are. The...

Is Your Knowledge Useful?

We have reading lists, newsletter subscriptions, data feeds and platforms streaming us premium content daily. Are you effectively...

American Futures 2021: Brief #1

The American Futures 2021 project is a series of rapid forecasts to explore the continually shifting landscape of 2021.

Sensing the Future of Warfare

The Sensing Model is a valuable tool for looking at the future of conflict, particularly in a year of so many successive disruptions.

Anticipating JARVIS

This is just one more scan hit supporting a couple of our previously discussed emerging issues.

Mapping the Future of Tourism

Dr. Richard Kaipo Lum will be presenting tomorrow at the Biodiversity Sri Lanka, Future in Tourism: Future in Nature technical session.

Shredding Our Maps

The mental maps for 2020 that we all began the year with have been completely torn up. We all desperately want a new map of the...

On Radical Uncertainty

Another engaging podcast from EconTalk, and this time about a book of great relevance to thinking about the future, Radical Uncertainty....

On How COVID-19 Defeated America

The following recent article in The Atlantic is an interesting - if fairly disheartening - discussion about America's failures (on...

On "futurism" and fascism

A recent post from Wired. As one of the world's relatively few academically credentialed "futurists", I would offer that what the...