The Future

The future is the time after the past and present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.

The future is always a mysterious and intriguing concept. It holds the promise of new discoveries, innovative technologies, and exciting opportunities. While we cannot predict the specifics of the future, we can anticipate that it will bring both challenges and advancements in various aspects of life. Embracing change and being adaptable are key qualities for navigating the unknown terrain of the future.

The Future – A Brief History

A History Of Futurists And Futurology – by Ray Hammond

The Future – Of Futurology

What Is A Futurologist? – by Ray Hammond

The future of futurology is incredibly promising. As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, we can expect to see even more accurate predictions and projections about the future. With developments in fields such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and space exploration, futurologists will have an increasingly broad and complex landscape to explore. Additionally, as global challenges such as climate change and inequality become more pressing, futurologists will play a crucial role in envisioning potential solutions and their implications.

We can also anticipate interdisciplinary collaboration between futurologists, scientists, ethicists, and policymakers to address the complex societal impacts of technological advancement. Overall, the future of futurology holds great potential for shaping a better tomorrow.

The word “futurologist” has more or less disappeared amid the implication that there might be some established discipline called “futurology”. Nowadays, “futurologists” prefer to call themselves “futurists” and they have stopped claiming to predict what “will” happen. Rather they say that they “tell stories” about what “might” happen. There are still plenty of “futurists” studying the future timeline around though (e.g. Herman Kahn’s analysis of the likely consequences of nuclear war) but they have stopped being famous… or still call themselves “futurologists”?

The Future – By Samsung

Samsung recently commissioned the world’s leading futurists, architects, technological forecasters and sociological soothsayers to cast their visionary insights about a 100 years into the future.

The results were gathered in the “Smart Things Future Living Report” which might just become the Sibylline book of our day – a prophetic checklist for the world to come.

3D printed homes, underwater cities, subterranean “earthscrappers”, space-based solar arrays, designer humans: This is the future according to Britain’s leading scientists: Step into the year 2116.

The Future – By Tim Enalls

By Future Business Tech

“The future is already here. It’s just unevenly distributed.”
– William Gibson

Future Business Tech explores the future of technology and the world: Get a greater understanding of what it might be like to live in future time periods and understand the technical feasibility of future technologies.

The Future – By Alvin Toffler

Big Thinkers – Alvin Toffler [Futurist]

Alvin Toffler prophesied the world of today already 40 years ago and surprised the world with his work “The Future Shock” (the most popular work of prophecy since Nostradamus)

Surprisingly, he anticipated developments that were not yet foreseeable at that time. At least for the absolute majority of people.

  • He predicted the decline of the family as a fixed institution and the change of the inheritance.
  • In addition, he wrote about same-sex couples being able to marry and start families.
  • He anticipated the digital revolution with the use of available information as well as the swift exchange of messages.

40 years later, the consulting firm of Alvin Toffler, Toffler Associates, presented a further forecast for yet the next 40 years as a celebration to the 40th anniversary of the publishing of Alvin and Heidi Toffler’s influential book “The Future Shock” back in 1970.

This whitepaper examines 40 political, technological, social, economic, and environmental drivers that will shape our world between 2010 and 2050. The world in 40 years is dominated by women, religious conflicts and mega cities.

The Future – Of The Future

Timelapse of the future: A Journey to the end of time – by John D. Boswell