INITIAL AI MUSINGS We create technology, and in turn it creates our society. We may like it or not, but our technological creations define our lifestyle, decision making, economy, relationships, … Continue reading The Makings of a Compassionate Code
Shermon Ortega Cruz, Director at the Center for Engaged Foresight is one of the speakers and workshop facilitators at the 5th Asia-Pacific Futures Network Conference & 1st ASEAN Foresight Knowledge Exchange.
Peachie Dioquino-Valera, Futures Learning Advisor at the Center for Engaged Foresight, will be joining as a discussant at the East-West Center Human AI Symposium this September 7-10 Honolulu, Hawaii.
How can emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, biotechnology, big data and blockchain strengthen people, and communities resilience to cope with the adverse impacts of climate change? If technological growth is exponential, are humans and systems capacities to adapt exponential enough to meet new challenges of a fast-changing climate?
What is futures literacy? What is futures thinking? What makes a futures literate person? How can we use the future in different ways? How do we make sense of it … Continue reading Anticipation through emergence: transforming child and adolescent preferred futures
“If you want to change or transform world, you have to ask better questions” UNESCO Bangkok in partnership with the Center for Engaged Foresight organized a workshop on Data Analysis … Continue reading Playground for Inclusion: The LAO PDR Futures Literacy and Policy Visioning Workshop
What will the city of Oroquieta be like in the year 2030? What are the people’s hopes and fears? Are there alternatives to a business as usual future? What is … Continue reading The City Of Good Life: Oroquieta City 2030
Is the future colonized? Are Asian leadership, management systems and innovation informed by patriarchal worldviews? What would governance and Asian leadership look like beyond the rule of big men? Can … Continue reading Beyond the Factory and the Rule of Big Men: The 3rd Asia Pacific Futures Network International Conference
How can Futures studies in Asia be different from Western offerings? How can it be localized in native languages, ways of knowing, and experiences? Can Asian futures, if such a … Continue reading Flavors of Practice: Creating the Asia Pacific Futures Network
The World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) just launched a brand-new global, digital, interactive, online magazine – Human Futures! The WFSF magazine in its first re-launched edition featured the work of … Continue reading Human Futures! launched
A Decade of Environmental Activism: From 2005 to 2012 A decade ago I was one of the many who got inspired from Al Gore’s seminal presentation and movie “An Inconvenient … Continue reading Climate Reality and Engaged Foresight
Sharing the video clip and news article (and related sites) of the UNESCO Bangkok and Chulalongkorn University Thailand spearheaded future literacy workshop entitled “Rethinking Education through Imagining Future Scenarios”. I … Continue reading Rethinking Education through Imagining Future Scenarios