World Futures Day starts soon

Around-the-World 24-Hour Conversation on the Future to Celebrate World Future Day March 1st to Be Hosted Online by the Millennium Project International futurist organizations have joined forces to invite their members and the public to come online at 12 noon in their time zone to explore how we can help build a better future. Washington,…

Machine Futuring vs. Computer Aided Futuring

The post below is a hasty collection of notes from a presentation for the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) which I was meant to share with Dr. Mike Jackson, Shaping Tomorrow’s Chairman. Unfortunately, I had some technical difficulties, and Mike had to give the whole presentation himself. I have posted these notes to provide the basic…

Computer Aided Futuring

Futuring refers to the formal methods used to explore the future. The internet has offered several ways to increase the ability for humans to gain insight on the future. Shaping Tomorrow’s new Forecast system, offers new technology to further increase the human capacity for understanding the future in a convenient and accelerated manner. Online research…

Shaping Tomorrow Android App

We have just launched our first mobile app that shows our Indicators on Android devices. The app is a unique, automatic, daily horizon-scanning service that uses artificial intelligence to help users identify emerging trends by extracting statements about the future (Indicators) from the sources that you add. Then obtain summaries that instantly pinpoint the most relevant…

Is your organization doomed to repeat the present?

Repeating the Present Wall Street Journal recently asked six luminaries to spout off a few lines about the future. They asked a psychic, a screenwriter, and a chef, but they also asked people with greater insight on the future–at least from a technology perspective–an engineer, a biologist, and the most popular astrophysicist since Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse…

FORESIGHT ACTION NETWORK

Shaping Tomorrow sponsors the Foresight Action Network. Please read below to find out more. FORESIGHT ACTION NETWORK A Cross-sectoral  Strategic Futures Network What is it? The Foresight Action Network (FAN Club 2.0 for short) is a group of people from all sectors – public, private, academic, not for profit – with an interest in strategic…