The future doesn’t have to be scary

Month: January 2016

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The future doesn’t have to be scary

Annual Report 2015/16

Building Visions of Humanity’s Climate Future – in Fiction and on Campus

Computerfestival De Meervaart, Michel Pellanders, 1984

Unhooked: Wonder in the Digital Age

Our neocortex is very adept at automation – at habitualizing complex behaviors and routines of thought. Consider: how much of your day is patterned? How much of your thoughts are processes you’ve repeated before? A lot! And this is a good thing: automation frees up our minds for the good life, the life examined, the life of the mind.

Unhooked: Wonder in the Digital Age

Corey S. Pressman

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New ASU Futurist-In-Residence On The Future, Imagination

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Intel futurist Brian David Johnson heads to ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination

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.