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The Lexicon of Tomorrow

September 30, 2016

Language evolves as society evolves, and since our society is evolving quite rapidly, new words are being created every day to label new experiences, new understandings, and new things, and so it takes some effort to keep up. Our new book Foresight and Extreme Creativity is a detailed study of the driving forces of change […]

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Space for the 21st Century

June 20, 2016

Over the past decade, InnovationLabs has partnered with some of the world’s leading space advocates and educators to prepare and publish a series of books about the possibilities, opportunities, and challenges related to space travel, space commerce, and the development of a thriving off-Earth economy. We’re pleased to announce that the fifth volume in this […]

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Skill at Decision Making: Evidence and Interpretation

March 10, 2016

This blog post discusses the question, “How can we make excellent decisions in an era of accelerating change and increasing compelxity?”  It is adapted from Chapter 10 of Langdon Morris’ forthcoming book Strategy for the 21st Century, which is due to be published this spring. ••• In reflecting on the 2008 financial collapse that was […]

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Moore’s Law, Kings, Paupers, Lilies, and Exponents

September 20, 2015

In 1965, computer scientist and Intel co-founder Gordon Moore calculated the year to year progress that had been made during the brief history of computer chips, and he realized that as a result of scientific and technological innovation, the capacity of chips to perform computing functions was doubling roughly every year. This progress was instigated […]

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Creating Tomorrow, Geopolitics and Innovation

August 12, 2015

A couple of quite interesting books to consider for your next visit to the beach … The Accidental Superpower, by Peter Zeihan Zeihan is a geopolitical consultant and strategist who brings a considerable depth of research and insight to key questions about the uncertainties of the future we face in the coming ten to twenty […]

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Innova-Con Innovation Conference

January 25, 2015

You’ve undoubtedly noticed that the world is changing, and quickly.  We took this photo in an airport a few years ago, and now here it is 2015 and lo and behold, they were pretty close to right on.  Perhaps this may stimulate you to ask yourself if you’re now prepared for 2020?  Of course this […]

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