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Futurist Sites

Resources, blogs for futurist. Inspired by a subreddit I adore. Feel free to vote on the site you read or enjoy. Also if you would like to add a site or resource please do.

Next Big Future

Breaking news of disruptive technology and science that can majorly impact the future course of civilization. Answer for - What matters? What is the sequence ?

Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence

Launched in 2001, KurzweilAI explores the forecasts and insights on accelerating change articulated in Ray Kurzweil's landmark books - notably The Age of Spiritual Machines and The Singularity Is Near - and updates these books with key breakthroughs in science and technology.

Shaping Tomorrow

Shaping Tomorrow is a research and analysis service that helps you better 'anticipate the future', recognise the opportunities and trends that will affect you and your organisation and plan accordingly.

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GFIS

GFIS

Tracks 15 Global Challenges, plus largest collection of Futures Research Methodology, plus more the 10,000 pages of studies about the future, any many ways to interact from ability to comment on everything, participate in Real-time Delphis, updating situation charts, receive digests of new scanning items, news feeds, and edits to the system.

The Millennium Project

The Millennium Project connects futurists around the world to improve global foresight. It has 49 Nodes around the world that connects global and local perspective on the future. www.millennium-project.org

SERIOUS WONDER - FUTURE CONSCIOUSNESS AND EMERGENT TECHNOLOGIES

SERIOUS WONDER is futurist technology news and consciousness website. We are obsessed with the future. Our mission is to bring our readers the best in futuristic ideas, technology, robotics, science, consciousness, philosophy, psychology, space travel, and modern design.

IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News

Latest engineering, technology and science news. Articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars about robotics, electronics, computing, energy, biomedical devices, nanotechnology, and other cool tech.

Future Timeline | Technology | Singularity | 2020 | 2050 | 2100 | 2150 | 2200 | 21st century | 22nd century | 23rd ce...

Future timeline, a timeline of humanity's future, based on current trends, long-term environmental changes, advances in technology such as Moore's Law, the latest medical advances, and the evolving geopolitical landscape.

Artificial Intelligence @ MIRI

MIRI's artificial intelligence research is focused on developing the mathematical theory of trustworthy reasoning for advanced autonomous AI systems.

What happens when machines become smarter than humans? Humans steer the future not because we're the strongest or the fastest but because we're the smartest. When machines become smarter than humans, we'll be handing them the steering wheel. What promises-and perils-will these powerful machines present?

World Future Society | Tomorrow is built today.

With positive economic and employment data at almost every turn, why then, don't most of us Americans feel good about this economy? Why are we not spinning cartwheels or popping champagne corks? For insights about this economic and psychological conundrum, The Milwaukee BizTimes turned to Robert Chernow, a Milwaukee investment advisor and a futurist.

io9 - We come from the future.

An upcoming exhibition in Los Angeles focuses on the projects that were designed and proposed but never actually came to pass - including a robust public transit system, greenbelts, a Santa Monica Causeway... and a Tower of Civilization. It's a fascinating look at paths not taken in urban development.

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Association of Professional Futurists

Association of Professional Futurists

The Association of Professional Futurists is a global community of professional futurists committed to leadership and excellence in the futures field. Our members provide unique perspectives to help people anticipate and influence the future.

The APF aims to set the standard of excellence for foresight professionals. Members include futurists from businesses, governments and non-profits, consulting futurists, educators, and students in futures studies.

SRF Home | SENS Research Foundation

In Nature Medicine, SENS Research Foundation-funded PhD student David Brindley discusses the need for robust standards at every stage of the lab-to-clinic pipeline to speed and strengthen the use of genomic data in therapeutics.

World Transhumanist Association

Home | About H+ | Transhumanist Declaration | FAQ | | Joining | E-lists | H+ Chapters | Programs | | Board of Directors | H+ in other languages | Humanity+ (WTA), PO Box 128, Willington CT 06279 USA secretary@transhumanism.org humanityplus.org Copyright 2002-2008 Humanity+ (World Transhumanist Association). All Rights Reserved.

Future Timeline | Technology | Singularity | 2020 | 2050 | 2100 | 2150 | 2200 | 21st century | 22nd century | 23rd ce...

Future timeline, a timeline of humanity's future, based on current trends, long-term environmental changes, advances in technology such as Moore's Law, the latest medical advances, and the evolving geopolitical landscape.

The Arena for Accountable Predictions - Long Bets

The purpose of Long Bets is to improve long-term thinking. Long Bets is a public arena for enjoyably competitive predictions, of interest to society, with philanthropic money at stake. The Long Now Foundation furnishes the continuity to see even the longest bets through to public resolution.

Singularity Hub

The Future Is Here Today...Robotics, Genetics, AI, Longevity, The Brain...

Centre for Australian Foresight

Welcome Founded in 2012 the Centre for Australian Foresight exists to: provide forward-looking intelligence to support strategic decision-making, policy formulation and community development. We aim to enable individuals, organisations and communities to develop the capacity to be future ready, to anticipate change locally and globally and to understand the implications of those changes on our choices for action.

Futurist

Disseminating information to shape the preferred future, a website begun in 1995. Curated by Futurist Glen Hiemstra, visited by people from 120 nations monthly.

Futurium - European Commission

Futurium is an experimental foresight project launched by the European Commission's Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT).

It is an open platform that allows people to shape the Futures and Policies that matter to them!

On Futurium everyone can:
- Create Futures and Policy Ideas and vote for existing ones.
- Sign up for future brainstorming Events.
- Add Evidence to support Futures and Policy Ideas.

The more complete and policy-relevant a Futures is, the great the likelihood that it will reach policy makers.

You can also follow Futurium on Twitter http://twitter.com/FuturiumEU and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Futurium

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

The Cambridge Project for Existential Risk Many scientists are concerned that developments in human technology may soon pose new, extinction-level risks to our species as a whole. Such dangers have been suggested from progress in AI, from developments in biotechnology and artificial life, from nanotechnology, and from possible extreme effects of anthropogenic climate change.

Future of Humanity Institute | University of Oxford

The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford. It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects. The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy and is affiliated with the Oxford Martin School.

Explorations in Science with Dr. Michio Kaku

Captain Michio and the World of Tomorrow: Humans are born with the curiosity of scientists but switch to investment banking by Brian Bolduc (former Robert L. Bartley fellow at the Journal, is an editorial associate for National Review) The Wall Street Journal - The Weekend Interview (A version of this article appeared March 10, 2012, on page A11 in some U.S.

H+ Magazine

H+ Magazine | Covering technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing-and will change-human beings in fundamental ways.

ExtremeTech

Latest Technology News | Tech Blog | ExtremeTech