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A O M Futurists

A place to discuss the future, trends, principles, and pressures that will act on us all. Also known as futurology.

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Food prices are spiking

Started by John M. Dolph. Last reply by Ralfyman Feb 28, 2011. 3 Replies

Food prices are going up and there will be effects that touch everyone regardless of geography.  The poor of the world already use up to 80% of their income to put food on the table.  Arab countries…Continue

At least one futurist thinks civilization will thrive.

Started by John M. Dolph. Last reply by Jared J. King Feb 22, 2011. 2 Replies

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Peak Oil?

Started by John M. Dolph. Last reply by John M. Dolph Feb 6, 2011. 16 Replies

Grist has an article updating the news on "Peak Oil".  I'm convinced, but I'm posting a link below so we can talk about it here.…Continue

Future of USA's influence in the world?

Started by John M. Dolph. Last reply by John M. Dolph Sep 3, 2010. 6 Replies

What can we expect to see in the future as regards the dollar, ourreputation as a people, critical resources, and political integrity.Will we be the place others want to come to and for how long and…Continue

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Comment by John M. Dolph on February 22, 2011 at 11:50pm

There is an existing interface for controlling a car and wandering minds are handled in that system by keeping a hand on the steering wheel.  This might have uses for a paraplegic but not I think on a high speed weighty vehicle.  If anything drivers licenses should be much harder to get than they are now.  Clearly many people now driving are psychologically unsuited to operate such potentially dangerous vehicles.  Other countries use rigorous testing to award licenses.

 

Comment by John M. Dolph on October 30, 2010 at 10:50am
Seems like another plea to be cautious not to let our tools hurt us.
Comment by Liam S. on October 29, 2010 at 2:33pm
Richard Watson on our brains, how we think, and the future.

Comment by John M. Dolph on April 24, 2010 at 9:59pm
For those of you wondering which nation would be regarded as the biggest buttheads in the future; here's a prediction from ocnus.net

http://www.ocnus.net/artman2/publish/Light_Side_14/China-To-Overtak...

no serious replies please.
Comment by John M. Dolph on April 12, 2010 at 7:13pm
Was it the Mad Hatter that sang, "I'm late, I'm late, to a very important date!"

It's not nice to disturb old folks Dallas.
Comment by John M. Dolph on April 1, 2010 at 9:22pm
I'm looking forward to the finished production.
Comment by John M. Dolph on February 21, 2010 at 6:15pm
Do You have ideas about what's coming in the future? Think you know what's going the way of the Dodo? Put your Ideas here or just place them as a discussion.
 

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