Year: 2011

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No more blogging for you

December 20th, 2011 | Posted in Asides

With this blog we’ll be taking a short hiatus here at Futurist.com, until early in the new year of 2012. We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season. Glen Hiemstra

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15 Minutes on Future Consumer Trends

December 20th, 2011 | Posted in Business & Economy

Among my favorite companies is REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.). I’ve been invited to work with them now and then, and this video is a 15 minute excerpt of a keynote that I provided to one of their annual leadership conferences. In this video I...

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Memristors and how they may change computing

December 20th, 2011 | Posted in Science & Tech

I recently read a novelette by Bruce Sterling called Black Swan (A Cyberpunk Story). I was intrigued by what Sterling referred to as a “Memrister”. Within the context of the story, it was only clear that memristors were theoretical electronic devices with a lot...

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10 Top Technology Trends for 2012

December 20th, 2011 | Posted in Business & Economy

My friend and colleague Mark Anderson publishes the Strategic News Service, for many years the most accurate newsletter on technology trends. Each December he makes his top ten predictions for technology in the coming year. Among his ten predictions below (read them in full...

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