February 12th, 2014
[This column was first published in the Shift Age Newsletter #27 ]
This is the third and final of columns that look at the forecasts I have made relative to things that might happen through 2013. As pointed out in the first two columns, the real purpose is to analyze why forecasts were correct and if not why not and what this might mean looking forward.
As stated in the first column:
“..most people, and certainly people who lead institutions and companies, are interested in what will happen six months to five years out as that is what is their primary …
January 29th, 2014
[This column was first published in the Shift Age Newsletter #27]
Eight years ago I first began to write and speak about the future full time. Then, as always, I was asked about what accurate forecasts I had made. This told me of course that my legitimacy to some degree would be based upon this. So I did start to make forecasts.
The second thing I realized was that most people, and certainly people who lead institutions and companies, are interested in what will happen six months to five years out as that is what is their primary …
November 14th, 2011
[Note: This column was published in the most recent Shift Age Newsletter. You can sign up for a free subscription here.]
It was one hundred and six years ago that Albert Einstein stated that the speed limit of the cosmos was the speed of light – 186,000 miles per second. The speed of light, the “c” in the equation E=mc2, has, since Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, been accepted as a fundamental axiom of science. It is one of the foundations of quantum physics and much of scientific endeavor ever since.
This is why there has been such an uproar over …
January 2nd, 2011
01/01/11 is the second digital New Year’s Day in a row. A year ago it was 01/01/10, also zeros and ones, the two digits of the Information Age of computers. That column, called “The Transformation Decade” seemed to resonate immediately as it was widely sourced in the blogosphere and retweeted globally on Twitter. I created a presentation, “The Transformation Decade: 2010-2020” that was widely requested and delivered around the world this past year.
The definition of ‘transformation’ is ‘a change in nature, shape, character and form’. The Transformation Decade therefore will be the ten years when most of humanity …