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What’s up with Ceres?

June 27th, 2015 | Posted in Space

Before too long we might learn more about the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body that lies between Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt the closest dwarf planet to Earth. The spaceship Dawn is orbiting at 2700 miles for now, but after June...

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Best Scifi Reads for Summer

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Art & Society Think Tank authors are among the recently named “26 essential science fiction novels to get you ready for the future.” ZDNet curated the list and it includes novels by Brenda Cooper, long time colleague, and Ramez Naam, both Think Tank members. I know...

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Humanity vs Technology

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Science & Tech

Futurist colleague Gerd Leonhard has produced a short video film, in which he suggests that humanity will see more change in the next 20 years than in the last 300 years. In this nicely produced video Gerd gets to the major themes he is...

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Future Thought for the Week

June 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Asides, Innovation

Since the 1990’s I have been saying that the future is not something that just happens to us. The future is something we do. We often wait for the future. When we do that, we forget that even waiting is a way of actively...

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Future of Traditional IT

June 17th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economy

We have a new article up on the future of traditional IT. Is traditional IT really dead? As enterprise computing has migrated to the cloud, traditional IT departments face a future challenge to their way of doing business. It was one thing to move...

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