HIV Vaccine Developed

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Your Next GUI Will be a BUI

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The Psychology of Failed Predictions

http://everheart.life/wp everheart Psychology plays a role in every decision that we make, from choosing a mate and starting a family to the advertisements that persuade us in purchasing the latest electronics. But what role does [easyazon-link asin=”1482098229″ locale=”us”]psychology[/easyazon-link] play when it comes to our ability to predict world events or the latest emerging technologies? Is it possible that we…

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We Are Only Transhuman

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Methods For Futuring: Part 4

http://choicechase.live/img choicechase Read “Methods for Futuring” Part One, Part Two, and Part Three. Futuring Methods In this section we will look at the broad strokes of the methods behind [easyazon-link asin=”1576750418″ locale=”us”]futuring[/easyazon-link] in eleven different ways. 1.) Scanning – Typically scanning is based on systematic survey of news articles, reviewing academic journals for new developments in technology and…

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History and Future of Computer Input

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007N9217Q” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/418hTsPu5gL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]As technology increases in complexity, with more servers crunching more data, shouldn’t the way the humans interact with computers also grow in complexity? At the same time, shouldn’t they also be ameliorating to a state where complex objectives can be executed without equally complicated computer input? As the vastness…

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What if Google bought Detroit?

What if Google bought Detroit? Is it financially possible, and if so, what would Google do with an entire city? According to Yahoo! Finance, Google’s market cap is approximately $297.46 billion dollars as of July 20th 2013. An article written by usatoday.com describes how Detroit’s bankruptcy is one of the largest of its kind in…

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Is Moore’s Law Coming to an End?

According to Moore’s Law, the number of transistors on a integrated circuit doubles approximately every 2 years (18 months). Gordon E. Moore described his law in the 1965 paper ‘Cramming more components onto integrated circuits’ that was published in Electronics Magazine. Because of exponential growth over the last 48 years, this law has led to 24 doublings of…

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Methods For Futuring: Part 3

(Read Part One and Part Two of ‘Methods for Futuring’) Six Supertrends Shaping the Future Technological growth is one of  the six super-trends; however it is not just a super-trend, it is a super-force that creates accelerating changes with massive effects and disruptive power. One of the more obvious super-trends produced by technological advancements is economic growth.…

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Methods For Futuring: Part Two

This article is the second piece in the weekly series ‘Methods for Futuring’. Read Part One here. Technological Change and Exponential Growth To understand how technological change and exponential growth and lead directly into the 6 super trends, the reader needs an understanding of the technological laws that drive our modern world. These laws have…

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