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MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms

Christine Ortiz is the dean for graduate education and a professor of materials science and engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. …

The Hair Color Trend That's Bringing Museum Art to Life

Starry night strands, please.<p>A few of the world's most seminal artworks have an entirely new canvas.<p>Kansas-based hairstylist Ursula Goff is bringing paintings like Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night" and Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss" to life with elaborate and ultra-vivid dye jobs. The results are …

Art

Are paper books really disappearing?

If the printed word becomes a thing of the past, it may affect how we think.<p>When Peter James published his novel Host on two floppy disks in 1993, he was ill-prepared for the “venomous backlash” that would follow. Journalists and fellow writers berated and condemned him; one reporter even dragged a …

The 'Invisible' Truck That You Can See Right Through

If you’ve ever driven behind a tractor-trailer on a two-lane road, you may be familiar with the feelings of frustration and terror when trying to …

Great New Documentary “Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: The Futurism of Walt Disney”

“Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: The Futurism of Walt Disney” is a great brand new documentary about Disney and his pursuit of futurism. Featuring …

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trendwatching.com | 5 TRENDS FOR 2016 | Consumer Trend Briefing | Dec 2015 / Jan 2016

5 actionable, delight-inducing trends to run with NOW.Read the 5 Trends for 2016 Consumer Trend Briefing from trendwatching.com »

Research Article: “Using Data Visualization to Examine an Academic Library Collection” (Preprint)

The following approved for publication research article is scheduled for final publication in the November 1, 2016 issue of College and Research …

Data Visualization

The Predictive Enterprise: Five Trends Shaping the Future of Business

What if you could predict what products or services your customers wanted before they did? What if you knew how your competitors were thinking about the market? What if you could anticipate with accuracy the next game-changing business strategy that would give you a strategic advantage?<p>These …

Businesses Weak on Cyber-Crime Protection

A new report says businesses around the world are not keeping up with the new and increasingly tricky methods of cyber criminals. The international …

5 Unexpected Factors That Change How We Forecast The Future

We see the future in terms of technology, but if you actually want to do a better job guessing what will happen, it’s better to look at social, cultural, and environmental inputs.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This post is part of <i>Co.Exist</i>‘s Futurist Forum, a series of articles by some of the world’s leading …

Trend Forecasts Are Trending. And That’s A Problem.

By Doug StephensSuppose for a moment there’s an asteroid heading for earth. You’d likely want to know a few things. How big is it, how likely is it …