Posts Tagged ‘futurism‘

Serious Wonder: Are we creating the future by predicting it?

In my opinion the answer is yes and no. We are, in fact, creating the future everyday. Everything we do – all of the goals we are actively working on accomplishing – they are all contributing to our future. Simply “predicting” it by following today’s

In 2015 there will be an emphasis on futurism in Africa

Among other interesting trends to watch in Africa this year, futurism will make its way on the list. Mix that with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) astronomy project, droneports, augmented reality and other tech programs and I’d say things are about to get really interesting

Antiwork: a radical shift in how we view “jobs”

Work will doubtless always be necessary, but hopefully reduced to a minimum. Bertrand Russell wrote that “the road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organised diminution of work”. But this seems unlikely to happen while work is framed as the virtuous side of a

The Most Significant Futurists of the Past 50 Years

Our visions of the future tend to be forged in the pages of science fiction. But for the past half-century, a number of prominent thinkers, activists, and scientists have made significant contributions to our understanding of what the future could look like. Here are 10

The Joni Mitchell Interview- A CBC Music Exclusive by CBC Music

Why Care About the NSA? – Brian Knappenberger Op-Doc by LeakSourceNews

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos – Keynote Address | 2013 Film Independent Forum by Film Independent

NEWSNIGHT: Glenn Greenwald full interview on Snowden, NSA, GCHQ and spying by BBC Newsnight

Prophets of Science Fiction – Episode 5 – Isaac Asimov by darthom

A Declaration of Interdependence by connectedthefilm