Salon notice: “Resolved: Millennials will not have the experience of a retirement.”

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday July 13 at 6:30 pm Our discussion question for the evening will be “Resolved: Millennials will not have the experience of a retirement.”  Come prepared to debate this question.As background, please take a look at this short article: https://money.com/future-of-retirement-experts/ Looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday.

Salon notice: “How might we redesign public education?”

Please join us on Tuesday June 15 at 6:30pm for the next Columbus Futurists monthly forum.  We will conduct an idealized design exercise in answer to the question “How might we redesign public education?”  To prepare, please read this article, titled “Meet the school with no classes, no classrooms and no curriculum.”  We will determineContinue reading “Salon notice: “How might we redesign public education?””

Salon notice: “Wireless electricity transmission”

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday May 11 at 6:30 pm. We will conduct another futures wheel exercise on the topic of “wireless electricity transmission.”   As preparation, please read this article: https://singularityhub.com/2020/08/30/new-zealand-is-about-to-test-long-range-wireless-power-transmission/ And please plan on joining us the evening of May 11.

Salon notice: “The Privacy Ring”

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday April 6 at 6:30 PM over Zoom. Our topic for the evening will be “The Privacy Ring.”  We will be considering the future effects and implications of the concept design for the Me.Ring.   Me.Ring is basically a connected switch that you wear on your finger. WhenContinue reading “Salon notice: “The Privacy Ring””

Salon notice: Trends in Architecture

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday March 9 at 6:30 PM. Our topic for the evening will be “Trends in Architecture,” a presentation led by Mark Bryan of M+A Architects.  In the wake of the pandemic, M+A Architects took a look at the future of their industry and profession. They looked at what changes theyContinue reading “Salon notice: Trends in Architecture”

Salon notice: The Future of the Office

Our next Columbus Futurists monthly forum, which will be Tuesday January 12 at 6:30 PM (eastern) on Zoom.  Our topic for the evening will be “The Future of the Office,” and I am delighted to announce that we will be joined that evening by Nikki Wildman, Associate Principal with DesignGroup.    Here is a link toContinue reading “Salon notice: The Future of the Office”

Salon notice: STEEP predictions for 2021

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday December 8 at 6:30 pm (eastern). Our theme for the evening will be “STEEP predictions for 2021.”  Come ready to share your predictions for the year 2021 across the dimensions of: Society, Technology, Economics, Environment/Energy(Geo), Politics I’ll also ask you to assess the probability of each prediction as well.Continue reading “Salon notice: STEEP predictions for 2021”

Salon notice: The End of Permissionless Innovation

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday November 10 at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Our topic of discussion that evening will be “The End of Permissionless Innovation.”  We will base our discussion off this article from the Brookings Institute:  https://www.brookings.edu/blog/techtank/2020/10/07/the-end-of-permissionless-innovation/ The last 30 years in the United States have been marked by what hasContinue reading “Salon notice: The End of Permissionless Innovation”

Salon notice: “Predicting the Presidential Election”

The next Columbus Futurists monthly forum will be Tuesday October 6 at 6:30 PM on Zoom.  Our topic for the evening will be “Predicting the Presidential Election.” James Bach will return to share the results of the model some political scientists have used to predict the outcome of previous elections.  You may recall that James shared the results with us for the last three elections, and theContinue reading “Salon notice: “Predicting the Presidential Election””