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The Foresight Guide

(alpha, Chapters 2 and 7 still being written)

Anticipating, Creating, and Managing in the 21st Century


The most comprehensive free intro to general futures thinking and professional foresight practice available anywhere in the world.
Our Aim: To be the best Big Picture Guide to 21st Century Foresight. Championing exponential, evo devo, and evidence-based thinking.

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Chapter 2. Exponential Foresight – Guiding Our Extraordinary Future

Chapter 2: Exponential Foresight

Guiding Our Extraordinary Future

In Process

In the meantime, you may enjoy
John’s Medium Series on Smart Agents – Your Personal Sim (2016).

I. Acceleration: A Universal Perspective

The Great Race to Inner Space: A Surprisng Future
Entropy & Info: Our Univ. is Running Down & Up
The Puzzle: We Have No Einstein of Complexity Yet
Physical Accel: Densification and Black Holes
Virtual Accel: Dematerialization and Natural Intell.
Trees, Funnels, & Landscapes: Evo Devo Foresight
Our Necessary Nanotech & Quantum Future
Our Intelligent Infotech & Singularity Future
We’re On a Runaway Train: Being Accelaware
IDABDAK: Social Response to Accel & Developmnt
A Brief History of Accel. Awareness: 1600-1964
Acceleration is No Longer Ignorable: 1965-1999
Acceleration Studies: 2000 to the Present
A Great Gift: Being Acceleration & Evo Devo Aware

II. Exponential Foresight

STEEPS: A Better Way to Monitor Change
Technology Acceleratn: Ten Areas of Tech Change
Exponentials Database: Measuring Accelerations
Societal Convergences and Decelerations
TINA Trends: Societal Evo Devo
Natural Computing & Intell. (Bio-Inspired AI)
Natural Security & Morality: Keeping it Together
Smart Agents & Personal Sims: Brave New World
Groupnets and Mediated Reality: The Agent Envir.
Next Economy: Tech Unemp., Sims & Basic Income
Agent Protopias & Dystopias in Eight Industries
Life Pres., Simmortality & Mind Melds: Uploading I
Brain Preservation and Reanimation: Uploading II
Evo Devo Planet: The Coming Global Superorgs
The Transcension Hypothesis: Our Final Frontier?
A Great Shift: A Survival to a Sentient Economy

III. Exponential Activism

Universality: Three Levels of Exponential Activism
Protopia: Five E’s of Social Progress
Evo Devo Foresight: Eight Abilities of Complexity
People vs Machine Spd: Fabians, Tech Un. & BIG
Dystopias, Risks, and Failure States
Science Accelerations: Positive and Negative
Technology Accelerations: Positive and Negative
Economic Accelerations: Positive and Negative
Environmentl Accelerations: Positive & Negative
Political Accelerations: Positive and Negative
Social Accelerations: Positive and Negative
A Great Opportunity: Exponential Empowerment

Chapter 3. Evo Devo Foresight – Unpredictable and Predictable Futures

Chapter 3: Evo Devo Foresight

Unpredictable and Predictable Futures

Chapter 4. Personal Foresight – Becoming an Effective Self-Leader

Chapter 4: Personal Foresight

Becoming an Effective Self-Leader

Chapter 7. Futureworthy – Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Chapter 7: Futureworthy

Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Coming Soon

I. Futureworthy – Collecting, Sharing, and Refining Your Best Ideas

II. Great Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Ballistic Shield
Biomimetics and Bioinspiration Wiki
Brain Preservation
Competing Governmental Services
Conversational Deep Learning Devsuite
Dynaship (Sustainable Cargo Ship)
Electromagnetic Suspension
Epigenetic Health Test
Global English
Inflatable Packaging
Internet of Families
Kidpods (Recycled Toyboxes)
Kidspace (Daycare)
Less Lethal Weapon
Noise Pollution Reporter
Oceanside Bath
Open Internet Radio
Open Internet Video
Open Source Blood Scanner
Package-Pet Door and Smart Doorlock

Personalized Smart Agent (Sim)
Safer Car (Self-Driving Later)
Safer Motorcycle (Self-Driving Later)
Safer Private Plane (Self-Driving Later)
Shared Value Insurance
Sleeperbus and Microhotel Network
Social Consensus
Social Ranker
Solar Desalinator
Touch DNA Home Security
Uplifting a Domestic Species
View Tower

Chapter 8. Models and Frameworks – Foundations for Org. Foresight

Chapter 8: Models and Frameworks

Foundations for Organizational Foresight

Chapter 12. Peer Advice – Building a Successful Foresight Practice

Our Vision:  Humanity is waking up, beginning to realize its incredible exponential promise. By committing to help each other improve our universal, personal, global, and organizational foresight, we build far better futures for ourselves, our teams, and our children, day by day.