Archive for the futurist Category

WorldFutureConference Boston July 8-10

Posted on June 27, 2010 by

WorldFuture 2010, an annual conference organized by the World Future Society will be held from July 8-10 at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel and the lineup of speakers and topics is awsome. Topics will inclde “The Future of Terror” and “Challenges and Opportunities in Space Medicine.” Other topics will include future corporate strategy. Allison Sander, […]

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Why Ipad is the future of computing

Posted on April 3, 2010 by

The Ipad embraces the ideas that photos, music, movies and documents of all kinds, will let you do everything you can imagine for work or play. It is going to become the universal information appliance, which defines the term user friendly. The ipad or versions that will be like it will allow for one device […]

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Posted on March 31, 2010 by

on Tuesday of this week, Google’s search engine site in China stopped working. Users in China received error messages for Google searches. Google also said that its mobile services were being partially blocked and that the Chinese government was definitely behind it. Beijing has expressed anger at Google for refusing to censors the site. Is […]

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China Dispatch-A desire to know Americans

Posted on February 26, 2010 by

Yesterday, my wife and I were heading to the Shanghai Museum and on the way in a young Chinese woman in her early 20’s and her male friend came over and offered to take our photo. Her friend was a childhood buddy from their hometown a couple of hours a way and they both proceeded […]

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Posted on February 2, 2010 by

Soon I will be traveling to Kungming China with my daughter, who will spend six months studying the Chinese culture and the Chinese public health system. I figured I’d better read some books about China since I know dangerously little and what little I do know comes from our news media. Martin Jacques, a Professor, […]

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Posted on January 16, 2010 by

An asteroid 30 to 50 feet across will pass by the Earth at just more than one-third the distance between the Earth and the moon on Wednesday. That’s the closest near-Earth object approach currently known between now and the flyby in 2024 of a similar-size object known as 2007 XB23. The new asteroid, called 2010 AL30, […]

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Google: Glimmer of a Soul?

Posted on January 13, 2010 by

Following on the heels of Google’s announcement that it may pull out of China, Joe Schoendorf, a Partner at Accel Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm told the New York Times “Google has Microsoft on the ropes, and China is arguably the world’s most important market outside of the U.S. You don’t walk away […]

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Why Does Denmark Lead the Way for Digital Healthcare?

Posted on January 12, 2010 by

Denmark has spearheaded the use of electronic healthrecords and use of telemedicine via the internet to assist doctors in treating their patients. There are a number of telemedicine projects allowing monitoring patients in their home saves doctors an average of 50 minutes a day in administrative work. Apparently Denmark’s success may relate to its small […]

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Posted on December 28, 2009 by

Give me back my broken night
my mirrored room, my secret life
it’s lonely here,
there’s no one left to torture
Give me absolute control
over every living soul
And lie beside me, baby…

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Isaac Asimov on Threats to Society

Posted on December 26, 2009 by

Isaac Asimov, brilliant scientist and writer speaks about threats to humanity, including global warming in an interview, posted here at this writing.

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