Archive for July, 2016

It’s a wrap! WorldFuture 2016

It’s a wrap! WorldFuture 2016

And it’s a wrap! This weekend DFS Board members Tessa Cramer, Peter van der Wel and Jan Nekkers attended the World Future Society conference in Washington DC. It was wonderful, weird and inspirational. Themes that stood out: focus on the possibilities in space, empathy and the responsibility of a futurist […]

Picturing the Future: “Class 2016” & “Trends Galore”

Picturing the Future: “Class 2016” & “Trends Galore”

On October 6th, Rozenbrood Trendacademy is presenting two parallel events – Picturing the Future: Trends Galore and Picturing the Future: Class of 2016. Take a look below for each of the events, or click on the earlier links for the event pages! Picturing the Future: Trends Galore ROZENBROOD Trendacademy is proud to […]

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Wim & Willem Peter de Ridder: ‘Gevestigde orde onderschat de kracht van IT’

Technisch is de digitalisering zo ver dat we er ongekende voordelen mee kunnen gaan behalen. Zowel economisch als sociaal. Maar de gevestigde orde heeft er grote moeite mee. Volgens futuroloog Wim de Ridder moeten beleidsmakers de toekomst nodig omarmen. Anders verspelen we de kans op nieuwe welvaart. Een dubbelinterview met de futuroloog […]

Alvin Toffler, Author of all-time great futurist classic ‘Future Shock,’ Dies at 87

Alvin Toffler, Author of all-time great futurist classic ‘Future Shock,’ Dies at 87

Alvin Toffler’s prophetic 1970 book, “Future Shock,” sold millions of copies and catapulted the author to international fame. “Alvin Toffler, the celebrated author of “Future Shock,” the first in a trilogy of best-selling books that presciently forecast how people and institutions of the late 20th century would contend with the […]