Welcome to Futureportal, an ezine of the Institute for the Future at Anne Arundel Community College (IF @ AACC), March 2014, volume 10, issue 3...We study the future to help build a better tomorrow.
Inside this issue...
- applied foresight... using the perspective
- futures thinking... looking ahead
- on the horizon... learning opportunities & events - local, regional and global
applied foresight ... using the perspective
Rebuild Foundation works to build better futures in under-resourced neighborhoods. Its focused mission is to re-purpose abandoned urban sites to serve the cultural aspirations of neighborhood residents. Rebuild Foundation currently works in Chicago, St. Louis, and Omaha.
futures thinking ... looking ahead
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a multi-faceted discipline concerned with the simulation of intelligent behavior, usually employing computer programs. This Stanford University site answers basic questions and discusses some branches and applications of AI. Additionally, the AI Topics site of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence has a variety of information about applications and current research.
on the horizon... learning opportunities & events
Interested in a course on the future for college credit?
Check our Exploring the Future (FTR /BPA /SOC /PSY 105) course listing. This is a 3 credit-hour General Education course which also satisfies the diversity requirement, and it is offered in either online or face-to-face formats. Registration is open for the Spring Term of 2014.
Registration is now open for the WorldFuture 2014 Conference, "What If". The conference will be in Orlando, Florida, USA, July 11 - 13, 2014.
The Futureportal supports the spirit of community among colleagues and the synergy of working together.