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Futurist David Houle
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Devin Lee Ostertag

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is a glimpse at Earth’s future through the lens of current human concepts such as ages, work, structures, communications, connectivity, health, education, media, travel, place, family, commerce, race, religion and consciousness.

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A Space Gardener

An early practitioner of a field that may well be a big deal in the second half of this century.  Fresh food in space.  That said we still have a long way to do with supplying fresh food to the 7.3 billion of us on Earth!  


Project Loon

Most of you have probably heard of Google’s project Loon so this may not be something new for you.  This is a very good detailed video of the project.  In the 21st century we will need, and there will be, many new types of infrastructure that will be vastly different that what we created and […]

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Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is now available for full immersion. This is one of many commercial products coming on-line. As I wrote in “Entering the Shift Age” in 2012: “In the next ten years, Augmented Reality will become a game changer in many areas of our lives. It is a new level of reality.”


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Current Hologram Technology

For years I have been saying that the next thing after video conferencing and the next big innovation for smart phones would be holograms.  A hologram conference where the distant partner is brought into the meeting via the hologram ‘app’ on the hand held device.  Well technologies have to start large to become small.  This, at a mall […]


Looking Deep Into the Universe in 3-D

This is a very interesting video for those of you into astronomy and Galactic evolution. Perhaps not so much if you never wonder about the Universe and space. This highlights one of the key new technologies allowing us to learn ever more about the Universe than even the Hubble Telescope. We have learned more in […]


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The Artificial Skylight

This is truly an amazing invention that has just come to market.  A light source that is indistinguishable from a real skylight.  This will change building underground,  lighting places that have always been dark such as underground garages,  It will light homes and offices in the far northern latitudes where there is seasonal light affect […]


Technology and Touch Screens

Yes, this is a corporate commercial, but it does show the amazing and rapid developments in how touch and tech are changing creativity and business.  Technology and touch screens have become the next evolutionary stage in creativity and design.  


Heat Map Microwave

We all have them.  They all seem to be somewhat different.  We are always learning out ways to discover when food is cooked or heated properly.  This video goes into the category of:  “Wow, how simple and brilliant, why wasn’t this done years ago?  Kudos to the inventor.  


Drone Technology points to the Creation of the Hoverbike

Marty McFly had the hover skateboard. In our not too distant future there will be the Hoverbike.  


The First Man-Made Biological Leaf

This type of invention could enhance oxygen in places on earth and, perhaps more practically enable the creation of oxygen for prolonged space flights.  


Virtual Reality is Coming to Hollywood

This futurist has been extolling the coming transformative effect of augmented and virtual reality. By 2020 millions of people will be experiencing this form of “reality”. This video looks at the early efforts of the entertainment industry to create a totally immersive viewing experience. This video will be regarded as quaint by the end of […]


The New Movement to Become Immortal

There is a developing new field of endeavor that seeks to reverse aging. The medical knowledge developed in the last few decades has now laid the foundation for such an incredible concept to be considered a near future possibility. This trailer for the film “The Immortalists” provides a glimpse of something this futurist sees as […]