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TechCast 5.0 To Launch January 2
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

We are pleased to announce the fifth generation of TechCast’s website is now expected to be launched on January 2, 2008.

Executive Course on International Security
Thursday, October 11, 2007

TechCast presented at this DoD Program on National Security


Wednesday, August 29, 2007


Is Employee Ownership Better?
Sunday, August 05, 2007

Employee ownership has been around a while but rarely caught on. Bryce Smith surveyed employee owners and finds high motivation and improved corporate performance. Time for a change?

Two Paths to the RFID Revolution
Saturday, July 21, 2007

RFID tags promise to revolutionize product labeling but the technology must overcome obstacles in cost, usage, and acceptance. Mat Meyer explores two scenarios that RFID could take and shows that trends suggest it is likely to be used everywhere about 2015.

Space Frontier Conference in DC
Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The NewSpace 2000: Accelerating Change Conference is coming to Washington, DC, July 18-21. This is a great chance to see astronauts, engineers, scientists, and philsophers discuss the exploding future for space travel.

The Metaverse: Life in 3D Virtual Environments
Monday, June 25, 2007

Interested in where Second Life is going? Read this study by Mateo Fernandez outlining how Second Life, There, and other virtual systems are forming a larger cybernetic world where "virtual life" takes place. This emerging "Metaverse" will allow anyone to interact with anyone else in 3D, fully immersive cyber-reality, extending most aspects of real life through space and time.

Ray Kurzweil Apearance Via Hologram
Friday, June 01, 2007

TechCast presented at the Discovery 7 Conference, but was happily upstaged when Ray Kurzweil appeared live via hologram. At one point, the moderator was holding a conversation with Kurzweil, and it looked like an ordinary chat between 2 people.

TechCast Presents at Conference on Space Policy
Friday, April 27, 2007

TechCast was invited to present results of its space forecasts at an international conference sponsored by the National Defense University at Fort McNair, Washington, DC.

The Increasing Problem of Office Bullying
Saturday, February 17, 2007

It's hard to imagine we are still fighting office bullies in a high-tech society, but Erica Hulsman's studies show this has become a serious problem worldwide. Learn why Erica finds this to be happening more frequently and what to do about it.

TechCast in Science & Spirit
Thursday, January 25, 2007

Great article in Science & Spirit magazine.

Top Intelligence Conference
Friday, December 22, 2006

TechCast Participates in “Emerging Technologies that Could Change the World” Conference held by the U.S. Director of National Intelligence.

A Study of Web 2.0
Wednesday, December 06, 2006

TechCast participated in a study conducted by the Corporate Executive Board

TechCast Visits South Korea
Tuesday, November 14, 2006

TechCast was a topic of discussion at the Global HR Forum, the Korean Parliament, and other venues. You may be interested in Bill Halal's "open letter" to the Korean people offering his thoughts on opportunities for technology in Asia.

When Will Virtual Reality Become A Reality?
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Aaron Druck has been fascinated with virtual realty, like most of us, so he conducted a study to forecast its future use. Aaron explores the obstacles to VR in this article. He also presents results of a survey to estimate when it will be commercially available, the applications people favor, and how much they will pay.

Federal Trade Commission to Use TechCast Advice
Monday, October 23, 2006

The FTC's Tech-Ade Program enlists a TechCast blog to respond to questions on technology.

Welcome to the Premier Online Technology Forecasting System
Monday, October 16, 2006

TechCast has established a more sophisticated level of technology forecasting. By pooling the knowledge of 100 experts online, we offer the most authoritative forecasts available covering the full span of science and technology. You are invited to browse

Technology's Promise
Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Highlights of the TechCast Project were published in the Futurist containing bubble charts for all seven fields, summaries of selected breakthrough analyses, and decade-by-decade scenarios.

Web 2.0
Thursday, September 21, 2006

The Internet is Moving to a Bottom-Up System

Issues in Science & Technology
Monday, August 28, 2006

Report of a Panel Discussion at the World Future Society Meeting of 2006 in Toronto, by Bill Halal, Kelly Carnes, Ted Gordon, and Ian Pearson

KM WORLD
Tuesday, July 18, 2006

TechCast describes its model of "ONLINE LEARNING SYSTEMS" to the readers of KM WORLD, a top magazine in the critical field of Knowledge Management.

Why Do People Reject or Accept Genetically Modified Foods?
Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Whitney Tull produced this fine study of genetically modified foods, focusing on why some people seem to accept them just fine and others abhor the idea. We think she's discovered why great conflicts often rage over technological issues.

NASA Langley Research Center
Tuesday, May 16, 2006

TechCast presents to NASA scientists and engineers

TechCast Interviewed by Playboy Magazine
Thursday, February 02, 2006

TechCast was interviewed recently for an article in Playboy forecasting the top five technologies that are likely to dominate the next few years.

Alternative Energy
Monday, January 07, 2008

Alternative Energy Alternative sources are growing as oil begins to peak.

Nanotechnology
Monday, January 07, 2008

Nanotechnology The world of the infinitely small promises huge advances everywhere.

Smart Robots
Monday, January 07, 2008

Smart Robots THis photo showing Honda's Asimov walking down stairs highlights the impressive capabilities of robotics today. And with Japanese and Koreans expectingto have robots in homes by 2010, this is getting serious.

Telemedicine
Monday, January 07, 2008

Telemedicine IT systems could make healthcare convenient and affordable.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
Monday, January 07, 2008

Business-To-Business (B2B) B2B to connect 30% of all commercial transactions soon

Quantum Computing
Monday, January 07, 2008

Quantum Computing Applications are appearing already and the prospects are vast.

Utility Computing
Monday, January 07, 2008

Utility Computing With IBM support, this is coming soon.

Wireless
Monday, January 07, 2008

Wireless WiFi, WiMax, and EvDo should make this the next big breakthrough.

Hybrid Cars
Monday, January 07, 2008

Hybrid Cars Suddenly, even SUVs are going hybrid.

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