10 Companies Monitoring the Air Quality and Weather of Smart Cities

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 92% of the global population live in areas with pollution levels that are above safe limits. Here are ten companies that have entered the market to measure the air quality, climate, and weather of our smart cities. With their help, all of us can make better decisions to maintain our … Continue reading 10 Companies Monitoring the Air Quality and Weather of Smart Cities

Does it Matter if your Degree is Accredited?

Accreditation has been a very important part of the education sector for decades. As technology has changed access to education (especially home-based learning), many traditional ideas about education have been questioned. Since accreditation is supplied by organizations tasked with maintaining tradition, the need for accreditation is also being questioned. From Home The idea of gaining … Continue reading Does it Matter if your Degree is Accredited?

More than Money: Get the (Free) Gist on the Future of Blockchain

Our latest Gist report briefly looks at the future of Bitcoin and its related technologies – blockchain, smart contracts and distributed autonomous organizations. Proponents say Bitcoin will decentralize power away from banks and other institutions while distributing it across whole communities. If these promises hold true, Bitcoin will only be the beginning. Download the whole … Continue reading More than Money: Get the (Free) Gist on the Future of Blockchain

Learn more from your future than you do from your past

Verne Wheelwright is a pioneer in using foresight for personal development. The same methods that corporations and governments have used for the past decade are just as relevant for personal use as they are for shaping macro futures. Many self help authors want readers to connect to their future selves, but none of them offer any … Continue reading Learn more from your future than you do from your past

Wearing IT to Work–repost from Shaping Tomorrow

Wearing IT to Work is my latest trend alert based on my report on wearables. I am also hosting 2 free webinars to cover the basics of the report (please see links below). Wearable electronic devices, or simply wearables, have emerged from specialized markets such as the medical sector and the military and are aggressively entering … Continue reading Wearing IT to Work–repost from Shaping Tomorrow