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World Oil Prices Heating Up

February 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Environment & Energy

Recent months brought a sense of security about future oil supplies and prices. Some large new oil discoveries, combined with improved production in Iraq and the Gulf states, had caused many observers to relax. Some even went so far as to claim that worries...

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Glen Hiemstra – Why Explore the Future

February 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Innovation

Why explore the long-term future? In this five and a-half minute video excerpt from a 2010 speech, I suggest three critical reasons to explore the future: To anticipate paradigm changes To see preferred future directions early To develop a shared image of the future,...

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Egypt, Tunisia, and the Future

January 28th, 2011 | Posted in Art & Society, Innovation

It is too soon to assess with any accuracy what will be the long-term outcomes of the recent revolution in Tunisia, and the demonstrations growing in intensity right now in Egypt. The implications for the greater Arab world and the Middle East, and the...

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