Futurist Brian David Johnson talking with students about futurism and robotics at Mater Christi School in Burlington, Vermont.

Futurist Brian David Johnson leaves Intel, joins Arizona State University

Renowned futurist, technologist, and author Brian David Johnson, who left his position at the Intel Corporation in January, will be joining Arizona State University as Futurist in Residence for spring 2016 at the Center for Science and the Imagination and as a Professor of Practice in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.

Science fiction anthology explores biological, environmental visions of the future

Imagine a world devoid of animal life except for humans. Or a future where medical advances enable people to live for hundreds upon hundreds of years. Would life be as sweet if there was no end in sight, or without our pets to greet us at the door at the end of a long day? These are just a few of the quandaries explored in “Living Tomorrow,” a new anthology of creative, thought-provoking visions of the future crafted by young people ages 13-25 from across the United States and worldwide.

Tomorrow Project USA

Winners announced in collaborative, global sci-fi competition

Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination, Intel and the Society for Science & the Public are proud to announce the winners of their competition, “The Future – Powered by Fiction.” The competition challenged young people ages 13-25 from all over the world to share their visions for possible futures inspired by real science and technology. To see a full list of winners, visit: http://isef.tomorrow-projects.com/results/

Announcing the Winners of The Future – Powered by Fiction Competition

On May 14, 2014, Intel futurist Brian David Johnson took to Google Hangouts to announce the winners of The Future – Powered by Fiction, a competition that challenged young people worldwide to think critically and creatively about possible futures we can build together. The competition is part of Tomorrow Project USA, an ongoing collaboration between Intel, […]

Intel ISEF 2013: Young scientists and the wonder of discovery

Intel’s International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) was held in our very own Phoenix Convention Center this year! ISEF is an annual event that brings the best and brightest young people from all over the world together under one roof. From the outside, I imagine this sounds like nothing short of a celebration of innovation […]

CSI ISEF Exhibit

CSI and Digital Culture at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

This week the Center for Science and the Imagination hosted a small exhibition at Intel ISEF, a global science and engineering student competition. ASU’s Digital Culture program provided the centerpiece and main attraction of our space, Rotary Tumble. Created by Muharrem Yildirim and David Tinapple, Rotary Tumble invites you in to peek under the hood […]

Video: Tomorrow Project

On September 24, 2012, the Center for Science and the Imagination launched a new collaboration with Intel, Tomorrow Project USA. To help inspire collaborators on this new project, we interviewed a number of researchers and leaders at Arizona State University, exploring how we can shape the future both through research and by telling new stories about futures we want to build together, and the futures we want to avoid. This short trailer will give you a sense of the way that ASU and Intel are teaming up to encourage us to think about the future in a more ambitious, optimistic and thoughtful way. Keep an eye on our site for the full versions of each interview!