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The Beginning Death Cycle of the Consumer

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. “There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done… Nothing you can make that can’t be made” – “All You Need Is Love”, Lennon & McCartney Our own brilliance and ingenuity is putting us out … Continue reading

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“Where did I leave my keys?”

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. The emergence of computer genies, such as Siri on the Apple iPhone, Cortana from Microsoft, or IBM’s Watson, will lead to many changes in the way we live our lives and interact with our … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with Apple?

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. To read their Wikipedia entry, you would have to say Apple, Inc. is an amazing success: “Apple is the world’s largest information technology company by revenue, the world’s largest technology company by total assets, … Continue reading

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I Dream of (a) Genie

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. “Any useful idea about the future should appear to be ridiculous” – futurist Jim Dator Eighteen years ago, in 1996, I was writing a book called The Next 20 Years of Your Life (published … Continue reading

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Towards an Immortal Brain

by futurist Kit Worzel, B.Sc. In my last blog I wrote about longevity and how there were a number of possibilities as to how we could make the body last longer. I touched on the brain, but only briefly, because … Continue reading

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The Wonder and the Horror of Education’s Future

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. A shorter version of this article appeared in Teach magazine in the Spring of 2012. Sometime in mid-1992, I was approached by someone who had read a column I’d written about the future of education … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Missing Technologies

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Southwest Airlines’ in-flight magazine recently contacted me with an interesting question: What things, of the everyday items we use today, are most likely to disappear? They wanted to ask me “about a few technologies or … Continue reading

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