Posts Tagged ‘TFA‘

Keynote slides : The Future of News According to Ross Dawson

Below you will find Ross Dawson’s slides from his opening keynote at the International News Media Association (INMA) World Congress in New York this year. Ross has recently refocused on the future of news and media, and in this presentation he shares the many opportunities

7 Top Futurists Make Surprising Predictions

In the next 10 years, we will see the gradual transition from an Internet to a brain-net, in which thoughts, emotions, feelings, and memories might be transmitted instantly across the planet… It seems the general consensus is: technology will be inside us, outside us and

Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute, says IMF

The IMF calls the revelation “shocking” and says the figure is an “extremely robust” estimate of the true cost of fossil fuels. The $5.3tn subsidy estimated for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world’s governments. The vast sum is largely

Neuroscientists Are Making an Artificial Brain for Everyone

Nara is AI for the people. Although it seems I’m constantly inundated with personalized recommendations, I can see how Nara’s duplicatable software offers a little more value to the space. After spending some time using Nara today (on mobile and desktop), I can say it

Top 25 Futurist Blogs

Develop your concept of what the future can look like by browsing through 25 of the best futurist blogs online. Two of which belong to TFA’s own Gerd Leonhard and Glen Hiemstra! These visionaries discuss how your life will change whether you like it or

Understand the Past To Create The Future

The drive to build another Silicon Valley may be doomed to fail, but that is not necessarily bad news for regional planners elsewhere. The high-tech economy is not a zero-sum game. The twenty-first century global technology economy is large and complex enough for multiple regions

On-Demand Viewing Marks The End of Lazy TV

Sapan points out that today, those tactics no longer work. As TV interfaces improve it’s easier than ever to just search for the show you want to watch instead of having to channel surf. As cable becomes increasingly unbundled, viewers will have an even easier

Let’s Hear From the Dissidents

Ai, Appelbaum, Poitras, and Assange have all found their privacy comfort levels. But to be truly private, in the connected age, means being alone. And even then, it’s impossible to completely stop surveillance. Too much of our information is out of our own control. Living

TFA Presents #9: The Future of Cars & Transportation

In TFA Presents #9 we hear from Gerd Leonhard, Simon Torrance and Rohit Talwar about how digital transformation is affecting cars and transportation. Watch and leave questions in the comments below! See more from FuturistGerd