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Good Bye Winter, Hello Spring

Spring is my favorite season. After spending most of the past few months indoors it is nice to be able to shed my winter clothes and enjoy Texas weather at its best.

Blog March 2016

Everything is Bigger in Texas, Even Voting!

It’s Super Tuesday and as usual Texas is proving that everything is bigger in The Lone Star State. We hear so much about Iowa and New Hampshire, but Texas alone has more delegates than any of the other states that have conducted a primary or caucus to date, combined!

The New Breadwinners

The New Breadwinners: Future of Women in the Workforce

Dr. Andy Hines explores dramatic changes in the future of the work and changing roles for women as they become the main breadwinners.

FAQ

FAQ: Talking to Educators About Teach the Future

I had lunch with a colleague today who made a generous contribution to Teach the Future. As a result, she earned the right to designate a teacher for coaching on teaching the future. She is close to her daughter’s high school, and wants to designate someone, but does not know how to approach the teacher or the principal with this opportunity. “Who is this for?” she asked. “Is it for a specific subject? Or for a specific type of teacher?”

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Ten Books for Prospective Futurists

If you had to suggest ten books that a prospective futurist should read – starting from a tabula rasa (limited or no previous exposure), what would be on your list? It’s hard to do, and I cheated a little bit, by offering other suggestions and grouping them under loose categories or types. 1.Introductory Overviews Ed […]

Saurage Blog July 4th 2015 Post

Bang! Fun July 4th Facts

It was an exciting July 4th weekend with food, fun aSaurage Blog July 4th 2015 Postnd fireworks. Matt Stonie won the 2015 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island by scarfing down 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes. That is a total of 17,360 calories and 1.116 grams of fat – not including the bun!

Pay Attention Please

Pay Attention, Please!

Paying attention, it’s so simple, yet we don’t do it. We are so distracted by all of the “other” things we need to do that we can’t focus on what is in front of us in the moment. Paying attention is the one thing that connects us with what is happening right now. As a […]

selfies blog post

What a Selfie Really Says About You

In 2014, Merriam-Webster officially added the word “Selfie” to the dictionary with the approved definition as an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera for posting on social networks. And while not officially included in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, the spin-off word “Usie” is also gaining popularity. While the definition of  usie is pretty […]

Peter C. Bishop, PhD

Scenarios as Learning

By Dr. Peter C. Bishop   One of the first questions people ask me when they find out that I am a futurist is how accurate I have been Unfortunately, that’s not the right question. First of all, I am not really a professional forecaster; I just play one in the classroom! But more importantly, […]

Mobile Meet Millennials

Mobile Meets Millennials

A recent study conducted by Survey Sampling International (SSI) in October 2014, set out to determine just how much time millennials spent with their smartphones and tablets. A whopping 87% of millennials have their smartphone at their side, day and night, with 65% checking their phones within 15 minutes of rising and 64% checking within 15 minutes of going to bed. It is pretty clear that for these millennials, smartphones are personal. These folks are attached to their mobile devices.

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