Introduction: Today's chaos, tomorrow's opportunity pt. 1. Tools and techniques. Futurism: the antidote to chaos Systems thinking: a superhighway to change Analyzing trends: real change vs. media hype Into the future: making judgments, evaluating forecasts Strategic implications: what the future means to you Scenario generation: drawing a picture of the future Communicating the future even to the skeptical pt. 2. Drivers of the future. Aging: preparing for a new grey world Information technology: falling in price, increasing in power Health care: new gadgets vs. following doctors' orders Biotechnoogy: scratching the surface of the secrets of life Energy: getting more out of less Nanotechnologies: smaller is better Media and communications: six billion channels for six billion people Ecology and sustainability: growth can be good Epilogue: Where do we go from here?
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