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Thomas Frey Futurist Blog
When is the last time you made a prediction that people paid attention to?
Like many things in life, there are a number of methods and techniques that can be used, but the thought processes involved in making predictions are not always as straightforward as we might imagine, and to be sure, creating a viral one includes a huge degree of luck.read more
Coworking spaces like WeWork may soon have a new kid on the block to worry about. Driverless technology will invariably open the door to a whole new era of non-commuting vehicles, and one of the earliest examples we’ll see will be the driverless mobile office. If you...read more
Throughout history people have been burdened by all the things they’ve had to carry with them, typically in their pockets, wallets, or purses. In the past, leaving the house was a checklist exercise for remembering all the things to take along, and yes, most of us had...read more
For car designers, the rapidly approaching driverless era is giving them an entirely new set of design challenges to deal with. Over the past 120 years, cars have been designed around the operational side of the vehicle, primarily driving. As car dealerships began to...read more
The three items that the human body comes into contact with most in life are the beds that we sleep in, the chairs that we sit in, and the shoes that we walk in. These are the primary friction points that we know all too well. However the overarching all-consuming...read more
These are the critically important words that emanated from the first ragtag mars colony, the first of its kind in the known universe, in response to a number of concerns voiced by prominent people on earth. “The people of Mars have spoken!” …all eight of them!...read more
How many times have you wished a smarter person was leaning over your shoulder whispering the right answer in your ear? As I think about some of my own situations, a better response would have meant the difference between success and failure, whether its landing a...read more
For the past century, the work of every car designer has focused on one central activity – driving! The art of creating the perfect driving experience has been extremely complicated, with humans coming in a variety of shapes and sizes and the car itself evolving into...read more
Recently I was given a behind-the-scenes tour of Siemens Robotics Lab in Princeton, NJ where they demonstrated digital twin technology on a self-organizing manufacturing process. For those of you new to the concept, a digital twin is a virtual representation of a...read more
I was thoroughly intrigued when I found out the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado was offering a degree in asteroid mining.
Yes, the idea of extracting water, oxygen, minerals, and metals from an asteroid sounds like science fiction to most people, but it’s not that far away. In fact, Colorado School of Mines’ newly launched “Space Resources” program will help people get in on the ground floor.read more