Posts Tagged ‘glen hiemstra‘

What Mars Means to Earth

I am a fan of Mars. I think people will live there one day. Really. So I was quite excited to watch the NASA/JPL live feed last night of the landing of Curiosity, the largest craft ever soft landed on another planet, and to share

Entrepeneurs creating fewer jobs

Here in the U.S. it is an article of faith that the economy is driven by entrepreneurs – job creators in the current political parlance. And there is no question that the U.S. maintains an entrepreneurial culture. But, something is happening that may represent an

Drove my Chevy to the levy and pushed it in – The Future of Cars

Found on Glen Hiemstra’s Futurist.com: “Beware the permanent trend. What would happen if a generation stopped driving cars, or at least stopped dreaming that owning a car and driving everywhere was their defining passage into adulthood? What if each year auto ownership and miles driven

Micro Homes: The Competitive Alternative to Housing

Micro homes, or tiny houses, are becoming more appealing as affordable housing options are less and less abundant in cities with overcrowded populations. This increasing density issue will be a topic of conversation in a book I’m co-authoring late this Fall on the future of

Peak Oil – Futurist Glen Hiemstra with James Kunstler, 2008 Full Interview (by futuristspeaker)

The Future of Communications: Ralph Simon interviews futurists Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard (by gleonhard)

Future Trends and Retail, Glen Hiemstra, Futurist Keynotes for Sonae, Portugal, Oct. 2010 (by futuristspeaker)

Future Trends Keynote, Glen Hiemstra, Futurist, for Buhler, August 2010 (by futuristspeaker)

The City of the Future

Post found on Glen Hiemstra’s Futurist.com: “I am working on a book with Dennis Walsh on the future of cities. We’ll have that done by the end of summer. In the meantime, txchnologist.com continues its series on future cities, and recently interviewed me, among others.

Future Cape Town

By Glen Hiemstra I recently came across a series of articles by Future Cape Town, a media movement and urban consultancy founded by Rashiq Fataar in 2010. The beginning of the About page on the Future Cape Town website starts “With our roots firmly in the