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  • n. Plural form of futurist.


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  • Futurology (a term futurists despise), or future studies (the term most prefer), got its start when optimism was easy, and the World Future Society was in the center of it all.

    Future Imperfect

  • Peter Davidson sez, A wonderful Berkeley website/gallery featuring some of the fantastic oddities and plans of futurists from the first half of the 20th century about the far-off world of 1980!

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  • Many so-called futurists have attempted to predict what we'll all be driving five, 10 or even 15 years from now, but there seem to be more questions than answers.

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  • Historical "futurists" vision of what the internet was involved pneumatic tubes, and was so severely limited by their viewpoint that they could not imagine the sort of interactivity that would overturn the paradigms of information delivery and authority like it has today.

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  • There are folks called "futurists" out there who claim ability to predict the future.

    Crystal Balls

  • There are plenty of pessimistic futures depicted by science fiction authors and 'futurists'.

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  • Analysts, military strategists, acquisition planners, and even "futurists" are wrestling with the meaning and consequences of the Information Age.

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  • Australian future scientists or 'futurists' Richard Watson and Ross Dawson prepared an extinction timeline showing the likely FAILS by 2050:

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  • One thing most 'futurists' agree on is that the ultimate 'end game' of technology appears to be the conversion of all matter in the solar system into machine parts and computational elements. - most clicked links

  • The term 'futurists' most commonly describes authors, consultants, organizational leaders and others who engage in interdisciplinary and systems thinking to advise private and public organizations on such matters as diverse global trends, plausible scenarios, emerging market opportunities, and risk management.

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