Using Strategic Foresight in Disaster Preparedness

I have just started a new series are Prepare with Foresight about what strategic foresight is and how it can be applied to contingency planning and disaster preparedness. What is the most important tool in your survival kit? Is it the tins of food, the can opener, the gun, the bullets, the gas lamp? Your … More Using Strategic Foresight in Disaster Preparedness

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 … More Learn more from your future than you do from your past

Common Mistakes When Thinking About the Future

I have written before about how unprofessional it is for journalists and bloggers to say, “it may sound like science fiction but….” This statement is a reflection of the popular disdain for science fiction and of anyone who looks at the future. After the decades of journalists writing about science fiction predicting that which is … More Common Mistakes When Thinking About the Future

ad Futura

A friend and I have decided to try starting a more intensive blogging site. ad Futura is intended to be a foresight magazine for the masses–popular foresight in the same meaning as Popular Mechanics or Popular Science. ad Futura is taken from the latin to mean “to the future.” We actually borrowed the often quoted … More ad Futura

Senses working overtime commentary

Virtual reality is extending beyond the headset as researchers tap into all five senses to find new ways to immerse users in electronic experiences. When these technologies converge, users will have complete immersion in virtual worlds bringing viable solutions for businesses with improved collaboration and development; for health with pain management and physical rehabilitation; for … More Senses working overtime commentary