The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive

 August 27, 2014   Dear Friends of China Greentech:   Today we release The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, the fifth in a series that was first launched at the World Economic Forum in 2009. You can download the full Report in now by visiting: www.report.china-greentech.com   This year’s Report asserts …

The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?

Because you are a subscriber to Futurist Update, we thought you might be interested in news on an upcoming book release related to the future and to foresight. Announcing: The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move? To be published on March 6, 2014 from Current Books (a …

SB Business: The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy

                                SOCIAL ENTERPRISE The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy     Across numerous countries, the economic contribution of the not-for-profit sector has been on the rise since the late 1990s. In Canada, for example, not-for-profit institutions now …

Futurist Update: Designing Clothing for Space Travel

    In this issue: ·        Designing Clothing for Space Travel ·        Smartphone Ownership Passes 55% of U.S. Adults ·        A Big Data Approach to Detecting Viruses ·        With More Hunger Comes More Risk Taking ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine   Advertisement  The Annual Conference of the World Future Society: July 19-21, 2013, at …

HFT: In Search of the Truth

Most studies on the impact of high-frequency trading on market quality include at least one fatal flaw. But the truth is out there. Statistics is a funny field – you can generally construct well-reasoned, well-supported arguments on both sides of an issue. I have found a paucity of independent, objective …

Last Chance to Register For LendIt 2013

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR LENDIT 2013! Learn from recognized industry leaders how P2P & online lending are transforming global banking! The Inaugural LendIt Conference is the must-attend event for all fund managers, asset allocators, family offices, venture capitalists and individual investors seeking to capitalize on the rapid transformation of the credit markets. …