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Articles on futures research, future thinking, futurology, futurists, trendwatching and scenario planning. Description of theories as well as models and helpful tips. By Peter Joosten MSc.

These are the (technological) trends for 2024

What are the most relevant and exciting trends for 2024? In this article, I discuss my fascination with technological developments, such as artificial intelligence But not only technology is relevant. What is going on around climate change and what are social issues? These are the parts of this article: Artificial intelligence (with 5 sub-themes); Energy transition progress; Geopolitical tensions. At the bottom of this article, you can leave a comment if you have a question or comment. If you would ...

2023-12-19T16:46:23+02:00By |0 Comments

Futurologist to predict the future?

What is a futurologist? Does a futurologist predict the future? What is the output of a futurologist? How does it work and how can it help a team, department or organization? What are useful models and systems? Read all about the work of a futurologist in this article! In this article: Definition Benefits of hiring a futurologist Methodology Well-known futurologists Future Studies How can a futurologist help? Models and systems Tips At the bottom of this article, you can leave ...

2023-12-14T13:17:34+02:00By |0 Comments

These are the (technological) trends for 2023

What are the most relevant and exciting trends for 2023? In this article, I discuss my fascination with technological developments, such as artificial intelligence, automation, generative AI, synthetic biology and precision fermentation. But not only technology is relevant. What is going on around climate change and what are social issues? Finally, I interviewed four future thinkers about their vision of 2023, namely Thomas D'hooge and Lien De Ruyck, Stefan Buijsman and Marjolein Pijnappels. Lien and Thomas Marjolein Stefan Technological developments ...

2023-12-18T15:45:15+02:00By |0 Comments

Top 10 predictions by a Technology Futurist

What are the predictions by a Technology Futurist? From AI and automation to the impact of these developments on businesses, healthcare, and governments. Including a list of 12 well-known futurists. What is a technology futurist? What is a technology futurist? What is the meaning of the word futurist? A futurist, just like a futurologist, thinks about the future: what are developments that will impact people, organizations, institutions, business, government and society. Futurists do this based on examination of trends they ...

2023-12-18T12:07:25+02:00By |0 Comments

Futurist Technology: 9 developments & 6 megatrends

A trendwatcher and futurist reflects on (technological) developments. What are the technological developments with the greatest impact? This is what I and other trendwatchers and futurists see for the coming years. From blockchain to self-driving cars, from graphene to data storage, from renewable energy to quantum computing. What is a trendwatcher? What is a trend watcher? This is my definition of a trendwatcher: a trendwatcher examines trends and developments in the coming years, whether technological, social, cultural, political or environmental. ...

2023-12-08T13:25:41+02:00By |0 Comments
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