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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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Events & Surprises of 2016

by futurists Richard Worzel and Kit Worzel There are many things that we already know about 2016: The leading edge of the Boomers will turn 70 – and complain about it. The Millennials are taking over in government, business, and society. … Continue reading

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How Technology Will Affect Real Estate Brokers

by senior futurist, Richard Worzel, C.F.A. A few months ago, I was asked to speak to REBNY – the Real Estate Brokers of New York – about how technology might affect their industry. What follows is an adaptation of my remarks. … Continue reading

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Should Robots Have Rights?

by senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Does a robot have rights? Not now it doesn’t, and it’s tempting to say a robot will never have rights because it is property. However, you could have made a similar argument about certain … 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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Six Things to Know About the Robots in Your Future

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. We grew up with robots. There was Rosie the Robot from the Jetsons, the “I, Robot” science fiction series from Isaac Asimov (which later became a movie with Will Smith), the model B9 robot from … Continue reading

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