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What is a futurist? 12 things to know about the coolest job you never knew you could have

January 8th, 2020 at 11:44 am » Comments Off

When you hear the word futurist, what comes to mind? You might think about those fortune teller stands at the fair — for $50, you can learn at what age you’ll die, if you will ever find true love, and address any other deep-seated insecurities. But where fortune tellers will root their predictions in divine […]



What will technology jobs look like a decade from now?

January 6th, 2020 at 12:55 pm » Comments Off

Individuals will need to upskill to ensure career longevity even as automation takes over certain jobs. Careers in vogue right now may not even exist a decade later. India, till not so long ago, could not churn out enough software programmers to keep up with demand. Although the demand still exists, it has become more […]



Futuristic advancements we can expect within the next decade

December 12th, 2019 at 12:11 pm » Comments Off

Our society has made incredible advancements in technology, resulting in pivotal discoveries and accomplishments. We are lucky to be living in a time when science and innovation are proceeding at an increasingly rapid pace. The things we see as commonplace today were simply science-fiction just 10-20 years ago. Looking to the next decade, here are […]



Futuristic advancements we can expect within the next decade

November 18th, 2019 at 3:23 pm » Comments Off

Our society has made incredible advancements in technology, resulting in pivotal discoveries and accomplishments. We are lucky to be living in a time when science and innovation are proceeding at an increasingly rapid pace. The things we see as commonplace today were simply science-fiction just 10-20 years ago. Looking to the next decade, here are […]



Cities declare war on cars as more auto bans stop traffic

November 11th, 2019 at 3:46 pm » Comments Off

New York City fired the latest salvo in the war against automobiles Wednesday.  The City Council passed a $1.7 billion plan that will fundamentally change how the citizens of the Big Apple bike, bus, and walk through Manhattan, Queen, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Staten Island. The five boroughs in the next five years will see […]



Brighter future for ag: Vertical underground farms, driverless tractors

August 16th, 2019 at 12:34 am » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey of the DaVinci Institute told InfoAg attendees that agriculture is “soon to become the coolest profession on Earth.” ST. LOUIS — Futurist Thomas Frey says we’re entering a period of unprecedented opportunity. Why? “Because humanity is going to change more in the next 20 years than in all history,” he told the […]



Chicago Mayor believes Crypto adoption is “inevitable”

April 6th, 2019 at 12:40 am » Comments Off

Cryptocurrency received an endorsement from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel when he stated that wide-scale crypto adoption is “inevitable” at a FinTech meeting in his city earlier this week. The chief of staff for former US President Barack Obama said that while he is no expert in crypto technology, he believes digital assets could help financially […]



The Robots are coming: What Colorado’s Artificial Intelligence boom means for workers

March 30th, 2019 at 1:59 am » Comments Off

  Rob Carpenter, founder of Valyant A.I., stands next to his creation at a Good Times in South Denver.  For as long as there have been robots, there’s been the fear that they will take our jobs, or even worse — take over everything. Well, reality is more nuanced than most Sci-Fi movies’ depiction of […]



DaVinci Speaker Series: The rise of the female entrepreneur

March 19th, 2019 at 10:41 am » Comments Off

“Everyone expects to hear the normal statistics and comments in events such as this one. However, DaVinci Institute’s panel members frequently have a different view and are often provocative. Our programs tend to be effective since our expert panel members study, research and even live in the future. To us THE RISE OF THE FEMALE […]



Awaiting the Advent of a Sleeping Giant in Edtech

March 15th, 2019 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

Online learning taught by robots could be widespread by 2030. Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. Today, it’s a big deal when students get their own laptops. According to futurist Thomas Frey, in 14 years it’ll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over […]



Futurist to GLI: Millions of new industries will spin from technology

February 26th, 2019 at 1:12 pm » Comments Off

  Futurist to GLI: Millions of new industries will spin from technology  In the next decade or two, Thomas Frey predicts we’ll build our houses from 3D printers, shop at mobile convenient stores brought to our doorsteps and wear “smart” clothes that track our movements and guide us through the day. Frey is a futurist […]



DaVinci Speaker Series: The Future of Transportation

February 21st, 2019 at 1:53 pm » Comments Off


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