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2018 Emerging Tech Trends Report
Launched on March 11 @ SXSW, the Future Today Institute's 11th annual Tech Trends report identifies 225 tantalizing advancements in emerging technologies--artificial intelligence, biotech, autonomous robots, green energy, smart farms, and space travel--that will begin to enter the mainstream and fundamentally disrupt business, geopolitics and everyday life around the world.
Spring 2018 Futures Quarterly
The spring edition of FTI's Futures Quarterly recommends dozens of new works of speculative fiction, essays on AI, podcasts by scientists and longreads that will make you take notice of weak signals from the fringe.
75 Tech Trends For Journalism and Media
This is our first industry-specific analysis of emerging technology trends, which details 75 important technology trends that everyone working within the news ecosystem should be following. It follows the same approach as our popular annual trends report, now in its 10th year with more than 6 million cumulative views.
Curating a Scenario Planning Team
The duality dilemma is responsible for a lack of forward thinking at many organizations. Overcoming the duality dilemma — and getting full use of your creatives and logicians — in order to track emerging trends and forecast the future is possible. But counterintuitively, it’s a matter of highlighting — rather than discouraging or downplaying — the strengths of each side.
Recommended Winter Reading/ Watching List
If you want to understand the future, read science and speculative fiction, as well as philosophy, memoir and essays on the implications of technology. The Future Today Institute curates seasonal lists based on current events and emerging trends. Below is our Fall 2017 list of recommended reading and watching. You’ll find familiar titles as well as new works.
2017 Tech Trends Report
The 2017 Tech Trends Report, now in its 10th year, focuses on mid- to late-stage emerging technologies that are on a growth trajectory. We have identified more than 150 trends for the coming year across numerous industries, and our broad scope was intentional.