Category Archives: Future

Jan-Unk 2017

with apologies to the Roman God of Gateways & Transitions… Happy 2017 everyone!

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50 Years on a 5-Year Mission

The future came calling 50 years ago today when Star Trek premiered. I was hooked from the start even though I missed a lot of the episodes when they originally aired. See, the weekly show time regularly conflicted with our … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2026— Learning in the Future

Yes, we’re back to the future as forecast during Jane McGonigal‘s recent SXSWedu talk,  How to Think (and Learn) Like a Futurist. I’ve written quite a bit about about Jane before, and mentioned how excited I was to hear her speak … Continue reading

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for Paris and Beirut and Kenya…for all of us

My heart is heavy again with the senseless violence we have witnessed this past week. For solace, I turn to my joy — music — and specifically, I often listen to this piece of “musical medicine” from David Wilcox at times like … Continue reading

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Older & Wiser & Happier

Some quick links for your weekend reading, all about aging — an experience we can all share in, some of us more so than other. With luck, you, too, can reap the benefits of growing older. Here’s how that’s going to … Continue reading

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Cracking the Crystal Ball: Blade Runner or Jetsons?

It’s Groundhog Day and we have once again seen the future through Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow — 6 more weeks of winter, in case you missed today’s forecast. We’re fascinated by the future, whether for something as simple as weather forecasting or dreaming … Continue reading

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