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15 Emerging Agriculture Technologies That Will Change The World

Below are technologies related to agricultural and natural manufacturing under four key areas of accelerating change: Sensors, Food, Automation and Engineering. Sensors help agriculture by enabling real-time traceability and diagnosis of crop, livestock and farm machine states. Food may benefit directly from genetic tailoring 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

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

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

Can anything curb the dominance of the internet’s big guns?

The internet companies bargain hard to ensure that the new rules will not destroy their business, and the regulators and spies meet them there – it’s inconceivable that a regulator would tell Google that it must change its search business so fundamentally that it had

How Automation Will Change Marketers

Most marketers won’t be able to handle this shift toward digital, analytics, and automation by themselves. Therefore, they must develop a highly capable services ecosystem to help them address all these issues… Read more from Wall Street Journal via Pocket

The Cost of Paying Attention – via NYTimes

What if we saw attention in the same way that we saw air or water, as a valuable resource that we hold in common? Perhaps, if we could envision an “attentional commons,” then we could figure out how to protect it. Read more from The

25 Game-Changing Trends by Daniel Burrus

According to Burrus, visual communications for business will increase, drones will become more mainstream, and mobile banking will be commonplace. Read more disruptive trends from Burrus Research via Pocket