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I’m sometimes asked what futures work is good for. Some folks complain that it doesn’t always provide solid predictions of what’s next. Others think it’s just fantasies and a waste of time in pratical reality. One standard response from the … Continue reading
Greetings from the Christmas week. I hope you’re all doing well, and that those inclined to celebrate are having a grand time. I’m writing from home, which feels like a rare occurrence after a high octane travel schedule (NYC, Bethlehem, … Continue reading
Last week I participated in an unconference hosted by Arizona State University. A key part of the event was continuing to develop the FOEcast project (website; my blog posts) through presentations, conversations, and group work. That was very successful and … Continue reading
Here I’ll continue my new practice of sharing several short stories from the past week that strike me as connected to important trends. You can find more of those trends among the others I map at FTTE. ITEM: Amazon’s home … Continue reading
From February 26th through March 2nd, a bunch of us conducted a week of brainstorming, discussion, and prototyping for FOECast. The idea was to explore what a research project on the future of education and technology could look like. Today I’d … Continue reading
Last week FOECast ran an ideation exercise. That was five days of online brainstorming and discussion, culminating in making stuff towards a new research project. Shortly I’ll share my sense of the findings. Here I wanted to reflect on the … Continue reading
Today, March 2, we come to the climax of our week of brainstorming a future of education project. Yes, it’s day #5 of the FOECast ideation week, the final day! That means a push to create, based on everything we’ve … Continue reading
Today, March 1, we continue our week of brainstorming a future of education project. Yes, it’s day #4 of the FOECast ideation week, and welcome to the first say of March! Now we start to scope things out. (By the … Continue reading
I wanted to share some thoughts after a day and night of energetic discussion. I might ramble a bit here. What I want to do is reflect on three days of intensive thinking with dozens of people around the world, … Continue reading
Today, February 28, we continue our week of brainstorming a future of education project. Yes, it’s day 3 of the FOECast ideation week! Now we start to give forms and shapes to our previous two days’ brainstorming and reflection. Today’s … Continue reading