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Atlanta Future

November 22nd, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Business & Economy, Science & Tech

Recently I was in Atlanta to address the annual breakfast gathering called “State of the Region,” which is put on by the Atlanta Regional Commission. This particular year the focus was on introducing a new regional effort called “50 Forward,” which is literally an...

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Global Launch of Future Talks Online Video Series

October 9th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society

Leading futurists Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard today announced the launch of a web-based video series called Future Talks. Future Talks, produced by Doug Kaye (founder of the Conversations Network), debuts today on the Media Conversations channel with two long-form, in-depth videos that feature...

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Future Workers and Debt

October 1st, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Business & Economy

Today, the front page of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer read, “U.S. college students buried under debt.” Are today’s young people just buying iPods and designer flip-flops instead of saving their cash for school? Are they too busy drinking five-dollar microbrews to get part-time jobs to...

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Booming Diversity in the Northwest

September 20th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society

This Tuesday, I attended a panel luncheon called “The Eastside’s Booming Diversity: Cultivating a Connected Community, presented by Leadership Eastside. The “Eastside” refers to the east side of Lake Washington (Seattle is on the west side of the lake). In addition to’s hometown...

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