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Futures studies or foresight (previously known as futurology) is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlay them. — Wikipedia (2010)

06/05/15

Small is beautiful. The Nano future is coming

From http://www.shapingtomorrow.com/ Small is beautiful – Nano futures are surrounding you Advances in nanotechnology will be a key enabler of technological advance in the next decade. The integration of information technology, biotechnology, materials sciences, and nanotechnology will generate a dramatic … Continue reading

02/05/15

Elon Musk makes the case that Tesla is a battery company first, and a carmaker second

No wheels on this Tesla.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Written by Adam Pasick Tesla has started selling batteries that don’t have an expensive car attached. And CEO Elon Musk—the billionaire entrepreneur often compared to a superhero or a Bond villain—described a scenario in which … Continue reading

25/04/15

Australian Stock Market Direction

The failure of the ASX SP200 to make new all time highs at 6851.5 whilst US stocks are at all time highs is highlighting problems for the Australian economy and may even be the ‘canary in the coalmine’ for all … Continue reading

09/04/15

Japan Shocked To Find Abenomics Is Destroying Its Middle Class

Zerohedge reports: In central planner “mission accomplished” news, the wealth divide in Japan is growing under Abenomics and middle class citizens are at risk of falling into poverty, The Japan Times says. Despite nightly sound bites from Kuroda, Aso, and … Continue reading

07/04/15

Six Game Changers in Six Years

In no set order: Solar costs are set to drop with new technologies and manufacturing techniques. This will  impact on the energy industry with relief of burden on coal, oil and gas sources of energy and their resultant impact on … Continue reading

20/03/15

And here’s more on the power of Blockchain

Jim Epstein writes for Reason Magazine: Here Comes Ethereum, an Information Technology Dreamed Up By a Wunderkind 19-Year-Old That Could One Day Transform Law, Finance, and Civil Society Photo by Duncan Rawlinson, Flickr, Creative Commons License. Ethereum, the brainchild of … Continue reading

15/03/15

Financial Markets Updates

Updating and revising our financial markets forecasts (here and on our Financial Markets Predictions page): US Stock Markets As per our 3/23 update, US stocks peaked just 5 days later and has since entered a series of lower lows punctuated … Continue reading

07/03/15

The Blockchain: A Supercomputer for Reality

“Everything that can be decentralized, will be decentralized.”  Ronald Bailey is the award-winning science correspondent for Reason magazine and Reason.com   The blockchain is a decentralized public ledger of all the Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. But blockchain … Continue reading

06/03/15

US Patents Signal End of Pesticides and GMO

Paul Stamets patents “universal biopesticide” that Big Ag calls “the most disruptive technology that we have ever witnessed.” Headline by Ann Kreilkamp When my boys were young, I once asked each of them what would they ask for if they could … Continue reading

01/03/15

The Rise of Modern Eugenics now available

Emerging Events article on the Rise of Modern Eugenics is now available online. Click Here

01/03/15

The Rise of Modern Eugenics

By Peter Twigg One of the most thrilling and terrifying prospects in the 21st century is the ascendency of medical technology combined with the political ideology of progressivism multiplied by consumer demand. Yes to the ability to control and defeat … Continue reading

01/03/15

Eugenics – the Emissaries of Death to Engineer Your Future

By Sergey Baranov Guest Writer for Wake Up World There is no putting the genie back into the bottle! ‘’Genetically engineering ‘ethical’ babies is a moral obligation, says Oxford professor’’ ‘’Genetically screening our offspring to make them better people is just … Continue reading

21/02/15

US Stock Market Alert 02/23/15

High probability alert for US stock markets at current or slightly higher levels to begin a moderately significant downward move targeting DJIA 17,721, 17460, 17,037 to potentially test the mid October lows at 15,855. (S&P500 2061, 2045, 1980 & the … Continue reading

11/02/15

The global financial system stands on the brink of second credit crisis

John Ficenec writing for the The Telegraph The world financial system stands on the brink of a second credit crisis as interbank lending shows increasing risk The second credit crisis is already unfolding in China Photo: ALAMY The world economy stands … Continue reading

08/02/15

At $200 Trillion The World’s Debt Cup Overfloweth

by Bloomberg Business The world economy is still built on debt. That’s the warning today from McKinsey & Co.’s research division which estimates that since 2007, the IOUs of governments, companies, households and financial firms in 47 countries has grown … Continue reading

05/02/15

HIV and syphilis biomarkers: Smartphone, finger prick, 15 minute diagnosis

Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Medical researchers have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers — HIV and syphilis — from a finger prick of blood … Continue reading

04/02/15

Books and longreading: a farewell to Prometheus

By Andrey Mir writing for Human-As-Media: Book reading as fire usage: What is more important, the result or the process? Long reading was previously considered a way of transferring knowledge. But nowadays linear reading is becoming much shorter. The culture … Continue reading

24/01/15

Era of Transparency & Accountability Beginning for Politicians

An era of transparency & accountability is beginning for politicians. Very shortly the U.S. Congress will shortly vote to make Economic Impact Assessments (EIAs) a mandatory part of every executive rule or regulation passed with an annual economic impact of … Continue reading

19/01/15

12 Emerging Trends that Everyone Missed at CES

Futurist Thomas Frey blogs : Every year that I attend CES in Las Vegas I reach a point of sensory overload. It’s not just from all the people, lights, noise, and smells, but an overload of product strategies and emerging … Continue reading

11/01/15

The End of the Long Game 2009 – 2018 Full Article

Read the full article here! The End of the Long Game 2009-2018