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December 20th, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Top 14 Photos of the Week

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What he lacks in muscle and leg strength, he makes up for in wires …or whatever that is!

Quote of the Day:  “All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.” — H. L. Mencken

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December 10th, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Our Newest Unit of Measure – 1 Human Intelligence Unit – and Why it will Never Happen

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Futurist Thomas Frey: I’ve been closely watching the debate on artificial intelligence with people like Rodney Brooks saying it’s only a tool, and others like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking giving bone chilling warnings of how it could lead to the destruction of all humanity.

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December 4th, 2014 at 11:12 am

The technology-driven future will bring upheaval and opportunity

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Futurist Thomas Frey

Thomas Frey, executive director and senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute estimates that billions of jobs will disappear in the next 15 years due to the Internet of Things (IoT) and many associated technological advances, but these extreme and accelerating changes will also create many new industries and countless new jobs to replace those they’ve eliminated.

 

 

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December 1st, 2014 at 10:46 am

Growing Bolder TV interview with Thomas Frey, one of the world’s top futurists

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Futurist Thomas Frey

If there’s one thing we all wonder about, it’s the future. Being able to predict the future would come in handy when it comes to running your business and your life.  Did you know you could turn to a futurist for answers? (Video)

 

 

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November 24th, 2014 at 2:05 pm

What Industries will produce the First Trillionaires?

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Futurist Thomas Frey: A few weeks ago I got into a discussion with some friends centered around this question. “What, in your mind, will be the most powerful entity in the world 100 years from now?”

 

 

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November 18th, 2014 at 3:13 pm

The future of transportation: How humans will reach an average speed of 250 mph

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Tube transportation – ET3

By Jared Lindzon: The average transportation speed of American citizens was 4 miles per hour in the year 1850. The primary mode of transportation then was a combination of walking and horse back.

 

 

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November 7th, 2014 at 11:41 am

Technology will kill many New Zealander’s jobs in 20 years

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Steve Jellard’s job is unlikely to exist in 20 years.

Almost a third of New Zealand’s workers believe their job will not exist in 20 years’ time, according to new research.

 

 

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November 7th, 2014 at 11:29 am

Cities using innovation and imagination in their infrastructure

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Louisville’s Big Four Bridge, built in 1895 and later known as “The Bridge to Nowhere,” reopened to pedestrian and bicycle traffic after a $30 million-plus renovation.

Ron Littlefield: Recently, I visited two cohort communities of the City Accelerator, a program sponsored in part by Governing, sister publication to Government Technology: Louisville and Nashville. I expect to be in the third city, Philadelphia, before the end of the year. The purpose of these visits is to meet face to face with the mayors and their principal innovation staff, to experience how their innovation efforts fit within the context of the community and to see how the City Accelerator project is affecting the overall climate for innovation. In simple terms, I want to sense the air of change and creativity in each place.

 

 

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November 7th, 2014 at 10:30 am

101 Endangered Jobs by 2030

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Futurist Thomas Frey: Business owners today are actively deciding whether their next hire should be a person or a machine. After all, machines can work in the dark and don’t come with decades of HR case law requiring time off for holidays, personal illness, excessive overtime, chronic stress or anxiety.

 

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November 1st, 2014 at 8:35 am

The next chapter for libraries

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Futurist Thomas Frey said a library should be a forum for exchange of ideas.

Libraries of the future could become community go-to places where you can hire a car, cut out a neat-fitting dress on a 3D printer, show a movie that you made, or thrive in the company of others.

 

 

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