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20 Big Questions about the Future of Humanity

20 Big Questions about the Future of Humanity | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it

Scientific American asked leading scientists to predict the future. Here’s what they had to say.

 

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David Hain's curator insight, September 9, 2016 4:50 AM

It's your future - are you thinking about some of this stuff? HT Kenneth Mikkelsen!

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, September 10, 2016 2:09 AM
It's already good to speak about it... future of humanity... hope it means it will exist...
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Stewart Brand’s Reading List: 76 Books to Sustain and Rebuild Humanity

Stewart Brand’s Reading List: 76 Books to Sustain and Rebuild Humanity | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it

Long Now Foundation’s effort to assemble 3,500 books most essential for sustaining or rebuilding humanity, as part of their collaboratively curated library for long-term thinking, the Manual for Civilization.


Here, futurist, environmentalist, and Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand — best-known for authoring the era-defining Whole Earth Catalog and originating the commonly (mis-)quoted aphorism that “information wants to be free” — offers his 76-book contribution to the cumulative library of 3,500 books. 


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Curated by Kenneth Mikkelsen
Thinker ★ Speaker ★ Writer ★ Leadership Adviser ★ Learning Designer ★ Neo-Generalist

Kenneth Mikkelsen is co-founder of FutureShifts. He helps visionary companies identify and tackle the big shifts in the world by cultivating the skills, mindsets, behaviours and organisational cultures needed to succeed in times of change.