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2013-12-17 23:20:28

Acclaimed futurist, popular keynote speaker and best-selling author Jack Uldrich has released his annual list of technology-related predictions for the coming year. Included on the list are specific examples of how technology will transform agriculture, banking, education, energy, entertainment, finance, healthcare and transportation in some unexpected and interesting ways in the coming year. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Popular and provocative keynote speaker, best-selling...

2013-12-11 23:26:30

Global intelligence on the future of humanity is now easily available on your mobile phone: data, information, intelligence on technology, economics, environment, management, health, education, others. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 “This is a fabulous tool to clarify the complexity of the world; you don’t have to go all over the Internet to understand something; this gets it all together,” said Philippe Destatte, Director of The Destree Institute (Namur, Wallonia) and a sponsor of the...

2013-12-04 23:28:44

The European Regional Foresight College and the European Millennium Project Initiative met in Warsaw, Poland to develop plans for improving foresight with focus on Eastern Europe and the EU 2020 strategy, and launching of the “Regional Foresight 2.0 project. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The meeting of the European Regional Foresight College (ERFC) and the European Millennium Project Initiative Nodes (EuMPI) was hosted by the Polish foresight company 4CF Sp. Ltd., which leads The Millennium...

2013-12-04 23:20:53

Organized in partnership with the US National Intelligence Council and covered by more than thirty national and international media outlets, the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative is reconvening top policymakers, business leaders, technologists, and global thinkers to engage in cross-sectoral, dynamic conversations on key phenomena to unfold in the future. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF), a nonprofit focused on empowering...

2013-11-29 23:03:31

Acclaimed global futurist, best-selling author and business forecaster Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver the keynote presentation at Digi-Key's Global Business Development Team Meeting in Thief River River Falls on December 10th. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Following on the heels of successful keynote presentations at the Electronic Component Industry Association's annual meeting in Chicago in October and Avnet's Global Summit in Monterey in November,...

2013-11-26 23:29:44

A Special Issue of the 'Foresight' journal, dedicated to “The Millennium Project and Beyond”, reflects on some of the pressing issues facing the future of humanity according to the views of the international “Nodes” of The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 This special edition of Foresight is an undertaking that shows some of the newest and most relevant work done by futurists from around the world. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, has said...

2013-11-26 23:04:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Consensus Outlook: Multiple Sclerosis. London (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Over the next five years, the global multiple sclerosis (MS) market is set to grow from $14.4 billion in 2012 to $18.3 billion in 2017. Primary drivers of this growth will be the entry of new pipeline therapies, satisfying the unmet needs of convenient administration and more efficacious therapy, and continued uptake of existing therapies. Therapy Trends...

2013-11-21 23:23:47

Acclaimed global futurist, best-selling author and business forecaster Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver the keynote presentation at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation's Annual Meeting in Bradenton, Florida on November 21. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Following on the heels of successful keynote presentations to Harrisburg, St. Louis and Indianapolis chapters of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), popular keynote speaker, renowned global...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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