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)


How the iWatch will change advertising forever

By Tom Goodwin, campaignlive.co.uk Tom Goodwin, a director of the Tomorrow Group, explains how he thinks the iWatch will change advertising forever. Tom Goodwin: a director of the Tomorrow Group It will take a tiny screen to finally wake the … Continue reading


The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% – ex CIA spy

By Nafeez Ahmed The man who trained more than 66 countries in open source methods calls for re-invention of intelligence to re-engineer Earth   A businessman tries to break through a line of Occupy Wall Street protesters who had blocked … Continue reading


It’s simple. If we can’t change our economic system, our number’s up

By George Monbiot It’s the great taboo of our age – and the inability to discuss the pursuit of perpetual growth will prove humanity’s undoing ‘The mother narrative to all this is carbon-fuelled expansion. Our ideologies are mere subplots.’unga Photograph: … Continue reading


What Does Moore’s Law Mean For the Rest of Society?

© JESUSANZ / BIGSTOCK By Clay Rawlings and Rob Bencini Technology is advancing exponentially. Beware the disruptions to legal systems, society, and the economy, warn the authors of Pardon the Disruption. Stare decisis is the legal principle that requires judges … Continue reading


Barclays Has The Best Explanation Yet Of How Solar Will Destroy America’s Electric Utilities

Rob Wile writes for BusinessInsider: It’s been a good few decades for America’s electric utilities: As regulated monopolies, they face almost no competition and enjoy access to cheap credit. In a new note, a Barclays team led by Y.C. Koh … Continue reading


A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are left behind

12SExpand by George Dvorsky. Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren’t sure why. Eventually, it could start affecting high-tech warfare, too. We spoke with a researcher at University of Miami who thinks humans will be … Continue reading


US Stock Market Correction Now Due

An interim high in the US stock market is now due. The pullback should last several months at least before the markets move to new highs towards the end of this year. The pullback is occurring because of the over-extended … Continue reading