Futurist
Futurists or futurologists are scientists and social scientists whose specialty is futurology, or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can ...
Michio Kaku - Reimagine Tomorrow
World-renowned physicist Michio Kaku reveals how a simple test using marshmallows can predict how successful you can become. Credit: Goalcast
Ray Kurzweil — Immortality by 2045
Ray Kurzweil — Singularitarian Immortalist, Director of Engineering at Google, famous inventor, author of How to Create a Mind
Moon Ribas - The woman cyborg who can feel every earthquake in the world
When Moon Ribas performs, anticipation hangs heavy throughout the space. Dressed in all white, Ribas stands motionless with eyes closed as Brian Eno’s Lux fills the air. Suddenly, she gasps and convul...
The Greatest Talk of Jacque Fresco (subs) - The Venus Project
Jacque Fresco (born March 13, 1916), is an American futurist and self-described social engineer. Fresco is self-taught and has worked in a variety of positions related to industrial design. Fresco wr...
The strange obscurity of Eugene Burdick
He died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? A best-selling author shifting millions of books in the post-war decades, a renowned public intellectual, a friend of ce...
Books: Burdick’s Lost ‘The Ninth Wave’ Deserves New Life
Resurrecting a book is probably like raising Lazarus. It can happen, but only with a little divine intervention. On the other hand, there are scientifically documented cases—like Their Eyes Were Watch...
University of California: In Memoriam, June 1967
When Eugene Burdick died on July 26, 1965, the University community lost one of its most gifted members. He was known throughout the world for books and articles focused upon the most urgent problems ...
transhumanism - YouTube
Feb 28, 2008 ... http://www.theageoftransitions.com A brief critical analysis of the transhumanist movement. Posthuman utopia, or the ultimate scientific ...
Robert Anton Wilson - Video
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Future studies
Futures studies (also called futurology and futurism) is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlie them. There is a debate as to wh...
List of futurologists
Notable futurologists include:
Stanisław Lem
Stanisław Lem ([staˈɲiswaf ˈlɛm]; 12 September 1921 – 27 March 2006) was a Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy and satire. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over ...
Stanisław Lem - Wikipedia
Transhumanism
Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international cultural and intellectual movement with an eventual goal of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely a...
James Lovelock
James Ephraim Lovelock, CH, CBE, FRS (born 26 July 1919) is an independent scientist, environmentalist and futurist who lives in Dorset, England. He is best known for proposing the Gaia hypothesis, wh...
James Lovelock - Wikipedia
Kardashev scale
The Kardashev scale is a method of measuring a civilization's level of technological advancement, based on the amount of energy a civilization is able to utilize. The scale has three designated catego...
Moon Ribas - The woman cyborg who can feel every earthquake in the world
When Moon Ribas performs, anticipation hangs heavy throughout the space. Dressed in all white, Ribas stands motionless with eyes closed as Brian Eno’s Lux fills the air. Suddenly, she gasps and convul...
Club of Vienna
The Club of Vienna is an international association which has 24 members and interested in social, scientific, economic and ecological issues.
Particular attention is given to:
The strange obscurity of Eugene Burdick
He died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? A best-selling author shifting millions of books in the post-war decades, a renowned public intellectual, a friend of ce...
Technological singularity
The technological singularity is the hypothesis that accelerating progress in technologies will cause a runaway effect wherein artificial intelligence will exceed human intellectual capacity and contr...
The Project on Forward Engagement
Forward Engagement is a term coined by Leon Fuerth, former National Security Advisor to Vice President Al Gore, to describe the process of thinking systematic about long-range issues in governance. A...
Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Carl Engelbart (January 30, 1925 – July 2, 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of huma...
Douglas Engelbart - Wikipedia
Jim Dator
James Allen (Jim) Dator is Professor, and Director of the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa. He received his BA from Stetson Un...
Mina Loy
Mina Loy, born Mina Gertrude Löwry (27 December 1882 – 25 September 1966), was a British artist, poet, playwright, novelist, futurist, actress, Christian Scientist, feminist, model, nurse, designer of...
Mina Loy - Wikipedia
Erwin McManus
Erwin Raphael McManus (August 28, 1958) is an American author, lecturer, and pastor of Salvadorean descent. McManus is the lead pastor of Mosaic Church, a Christian community in Los Angeles, Californi...
James Hughes (sociologist)
James J. Hughes Ph.D. is an American sociologist and bioethicist. He teaches health policy at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States.
Hughes holds a doctorate in sociology f...
Quality function deployment
Quality function deployment (QFD) is a “method wily to transform qualitative user demands into quantitative parameters, to deploy the functions forming quality, and to deploy methods for achieving the...
Quality function deployment - Wikipedia
Richard Neville (writer)
Richard Neville (born 15 December 1941) is an Australian author and self-described "futurist", who came to fame as a co-editor of the counterculture magazine Oz in Australia and the United Kingdom in...