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5 Trends to Watch in 2014

5 Trends to Watch in 2014 | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it

The start of a new year is a natural point for thinking ahead and planning for the future.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen, Chris Shern, David Hain
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Always interesting to folow David....:)

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Campbell Barnhart's curator insight, January 14, 4:24 PM

This is a great article about some financial tends to watch for. And some ways to he;p give you a better chance of success in the future. Very eye opening, and is a great to get one's

mind thinking.

David Hain's curator insight, January 21, 2:21 AM

L.ynda Gratton always great value on future trends

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Developing a Culture of Knowledge Management (SSIR)

Developing a Culture of Knowledge Management (SSIR) | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
The three types of data foundations need—and how they must use them.
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How big data is going to change the name and face of business

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State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay for it

State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay for it | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
The future's bright – but only if we rise to the challenges which threaten environmental catastrophe, a major new report warns this week.
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Half of the world's wealth is owned by only 1 per cent of the population. This inequality needs to be addressed "if long-term instability is to be avoided".

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Michio Kaku | Professor of Theoretical Physics, CUNY | Big Think

Michio Kaku | Professor of Theoretical Physics, CUNY | Big Think | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders
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A page well worth visiting

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind: Michio Kaku: 9780385530828: Amazon.com: Books

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Just imagine, we are now capable of downloading competencies into mice brains…..next stop is the Matrix. Unbelievable quantum leap in reality.

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3D-printed 'electronic glove' could help keep your heart beating for ever

3D-printed 'electronic glove' could help keep your heart beating for ever | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a revolutionary new electronic membrane that could replace pacemakers, fitting over a heart to keep it beating regularly over an indefinite period of time.
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If the heart lives on, does the soul too ?….breathtaking new developments leave us with a need to re-generate our explanations of existential basics.

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Does Time Really Exist?

Does Time Really Exist? | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Experiments suggest we create time.
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Space and time aren't physical things. They're forms of animal intuition. They are — as Kant eloquently pointed out — modes of understanding, part of the mental software that molds sensations into objects. 

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The psychology of time

The psychology of time | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Psychologist Philip Zimbardo says happiness and success are rooted in a trait most of us disregard: the way we orient toward the past, present and future. He suggests we calibrate our outlook on time as a first step to improving our lives.
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We nedd to calibrate our outlook on time to improve our lives, making me think how social media and digitalization does exactly that. Our challenge then is to create some form of consistency. 

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2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond

2020 Vision: Outlook for online learning in 2014 and way beyond | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, David Hain
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Thanks again David Hain....I keep stealing the good stuff...

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 22, 11:04 AM

Excellent article. Very thorough. This will help with looking at open classrooms. 

niftyjock's curator insight, January 22, 1:23 PM

Very interesting 2020 vison, but can we please stop using 2020

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 9, 4:26 PM

It sounds like digital technologies are the only way people will be educated. Blending what has been done with new tools is essential moving forward.

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One Stat to Destroy Your Faith in Humanity: The World’s 85 Richest People Own as Much as the 3.5 Billion Poorest | TIME.com

One Stat to Destroy Your Faith in Humanity: The World’s 85 Richest People Own as Much as the 3.5 Billion Poorest | TIME.com | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
That's the number of people who could fit in a train carriage having as much stuff as half the people on the planet
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Is that ok ? 

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Steve Howard: Let's go all-in on selling sustainability | Video on TED.com

The big blue buildings of Ikea have sprouted solar panels and wind turbines; inside, shelves are stocked with LED lighting and recycled cotton. Why?
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Maximising your impact through working with sustainability

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Future-proof your career: The rise of green jobs - Element magazine - NZ Herald News

Future-proof your career: The rise of green jobs - Element magazine - NZ Herald News | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Sustainable business: Planning a career is a risky business these days; in times of rapid technological change and fiscal uncertainty there's no guarantee the career you embarked - New Zealand Herald...
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Hobo Rocket Stove

Hobo Rocket Stove | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Like London buses, so with my blog posts: None turn up for ages than you get two in a row.  But I just wanted to share this little project with you, that we did yesterday: a hobo rocket stove.  It is simplicity in itself.  This is how we did it: We...
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Consumer group outraged at Monsanto winning “Nobel Prize of Agriculture” | Vancouver Sun

Consumer group outraged at Monsanto winning “Nobel Prize of Agriculture” | Vancouver Sun | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Consumer group outraged at Monsanto winning "Nobel Prize of Agriculture" (RT: [diegofguillen] Orwellian world: Monsanto wins "Nobel prize of Agriculture" | VancouverSun http://t.co/i0a4R4uz21 #NWO...
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The Science of ‘Paying It Forward’

The Science of ‘Paying It Forward’ | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
How generosity among strangers becomes socially contagious.
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Generosity among strangers can be socially contagious. If you receive or observe an act of help, you become more likely to help others, even if your own action won’t be directly reciprocated or rewarded.

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How schools kill creativity

How schools kill creativity | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
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"The World in 2030" by Dr. Michio Kaku

"The World in 2030" by Dr. Michio Kaku | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
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The world as we know it coming to an end….new frontiers in 2030

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Will Drone Cargo Ships Sail the Seven Seas?

Will Drone Cargo Ships Sail the Seven Seas? | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Rolls-Royce envisions unmanned cargo ships controlled by captains on land
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The new order of the Drones…..how should mankind deal with being superfluous ?

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Social Change's Age of Enlightenment

Social Change's Age of Enlightenment | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
We’re getting smarter about the way we’re addressing social problems. And patterns in the most effective solutions are emerging.
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Today’s Enlightenment stems from new understandings and practices that have taken hold in the social sector and are producing better and measurable results against a range of problems.

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Teaching STS: Leap Seconds and the social construction of time?

Teaching STS: Leap Seconds and the social construction of time? | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
This year is a great year to teach STS because we have a leap year, and students can learn alot about STS by studying time. As many of you know, "time" is a social construction, and it makes for a ...
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…..we need to repeat!

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Should we redesign humans?

Should we redesign humans? | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading - through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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Our reality is changing, the impossible has become possible.

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5 Trends to Watch in 2014

5 Trends to Watch in 2014 | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it

The start of a new year is a natural point for thinking ahead and planning for the future.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen, Chris Shern, David Hain
Anners Abild's insight:

Always interesting to folow David....:)

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Campbell Barnhart's curator insight, January 14, 4:24 PM

This is a great article about some financial tends to watch for. And some ways to he;p give you a better chance of success in the future. Very eye opening, and is a great to get one's

mind thinking.

David Hain's curator insight, January 21, 2:21 AM

L.ynda Gratton always great value on future trends

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A Real-Time Map of Births and Deaths

A Real-Time Map of Births and Deaths | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
This simulation gives an eerily omniscient vantage on the world as it fills.
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I Remember how talks were in the 60ies about us outgrowing our resources.....we managed so far, but are heading towards 9 billion, food supplies need to go up by 70% and protein by 85%. Are we closer to solving it now or closer to oblivion?

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Cruel Bombs

Command And Control book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Command-Control-Eric-Schlosser/dp/1846141486 FOLLOW: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce music by http://www....
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Mind boggling video narrative on the nuclear age....

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Measuring America's Decline, in Three Charts

Measuring America's Decline, in Three Charts | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
Taken together, these education statistics vividly illustrate some of the challenges facing an economic hegemon plagued by wage stagnation and rising inequality.
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Interesting statistics which go beyond just USA. The number make a variety of stories

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How to get kids interested in ag science

How to get kids interested in ag science | Enlightenment 2.0 | Scoop.it
A science camp is exposing high school kids to the science that drives primary industries. (RT @LandcareAust: Do you know any Junior Landcarers interested in studying agriculture?
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