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Popular Mechanics Article on the Work of Futurists & My Reflections as One

literacy in business, technology, and strategy for the future.
Reflections on Popular Mechanics article about futurists from my perspective as a student of foresight and business.

The White House, E-Books, & A Partnership Driven Future w/ Content as Connector

White House Plan To Provide E-Books for Poor Children Reveals Partnership Driven Future with Content as Connector. This piece was originally written for and posted on the “Houston Foresight: Preparing Professional Futurists” Blog “Student Scanning: “Empowering Youth through E-books”” This, my unedited rather verbose text, is a scanning hit, or news tidbits that indicate plausible changes […]

Starbucks a Top Choice for 1st dates – Futures Perspectives

Starbucks is the most popular location for first dates according to a survey by online dating app Clover. This is another way that the coffee chain has impacted (or benefitted from) not only technology in consumer space but also culture as space. Focused on the social and economic factors, this story is an interesting case when […]

More Uber Cars than Taxis in NYC for First Time

Brief description: There are now more Uber cars (14,088) on the streets of New York City than traditional Taxi cars (13,587) as revealed in data from New York Taxi and Limousine Commission data. There are still more daily rides in taxis as taxi driver shifts tend to be longer due to the full time nature […]