As we increasingly master the “base code” that underpins the biological, physical and cyber worlds we inhabit, how do we use this power responsibly?

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Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

To avoid challenges like those presently being faced in Texas, we need to get better at thinking differently about our relationship with the future

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Geocolor satellite imagery of Texas covered in snow in the aftermath of a historic winter storm. February 15, 2021. NOAA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


YouTube is emerging as one of the most important platforms around for providing free, accessible, and informed expert content. But for the most part, academics are incredibly bad at taking advantage of it.

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Preparing for VidCon 2011


A futurist’s guide to building the future you hope for (review)

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“The Future You: Break Through the Fear and Build the Life You Want” Brian David Johnson


A review of “Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories: QAnon, 5G, the New World Order and Other Viral Ideas” by John Bodner, Wendy Welch and co-authors

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“Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories: QAnon, 5G, the New World Order and Other Viral Ideas” by John Bodner, Wendy Welch, Ian Brodie, Anna Muldoon, Donald Leach, and Ashley Marshall


Even though the future’s important, surprisingly few people are searching Google on how to ensure it’s better than the past

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For the past three years, I’ve taught responsible and ethical innovation through watching science fiction movies in class. This year, COVID has forced us online — can we achieve the same results without the in-person experience?

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As we accelerate into a future that’s increasingly precarious, we cannot afford to take time out from developing the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate it

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Photo by Drew Beamer on Unsplash

No matter how compelling our technologies are, they are only as good as the trust people have in the organizations that develop and govern them.

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TIGTech — Seven Drivers of Trust


We’ve never had more ability to build a better future, or a greater capacity to blow it!

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Image by Lumina Obscura from Pixabay

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