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FUTURE THINKING COURSE Examples of future thinking Futures Thinking if a technology company trying to anticipate the long-term ethics and consequences of its new product. Will their tech be good for humanity in the long run, or will it harm society in hard-to-predict way? Futures Thinking is a city government coming up with new ways to be resilient in the face of climate change. What kinds of new buildings and community services will it need to help people cope with extreme weather in the future? Futures Thinking is a venture capitalist investigating what kinds of companies to invest in. What new start-ups are most likely to have a positive impact on the planet and make a lot of money in the future? Futures Thinking is a university planning new kinds of courses, majors, and degrees to teach students the work skills of the future. What will graduates need to know today to be ready for the jobs of the future? Futures Thinking is an entrepreneur inventing a new service for a changing world. What kinds of help will people need in the future, that no one else has created a way to proivide yet? Futures Thinking is an artist looking to inspire others with visions of a future that are hopeful. What are the biggest changes we can imagine and what would it feel like to live in that future? Futures Thinking is a food manufacturer exploring new trends and diet, health, and food technology. What new kinds of snacks and meals will people want to eat in the future? Futures Thinking is a group of scientists trying to figure out how to prevent the next deadly pandemic. How will people react to news of a dangerous virus in the future, and what innovative solutions will best prevent its spread? Futures Thinking is an organization helping refugees. Where are refugees more likely to come from in the future, and what new problems will they be escaping? What can we do now to help create safer, more supportive places for every person on this planet to seek a better life? Futures Thinking is a CEO looking to lead their company into the future and to avoid being disrupted by new technologies or competitors. What should the company start doing differently to survive shifts and disruptions in the marketplace? Futures Thinking is an activist trying to convince others to act together to solve an urgent challenge. How bad could things get in the future if we don't fight for change today? Futures Thinking is a science fiction author writing news stories and op-eds from the future. What new problems will humans face in the future? What will we argue about, and how will we decide the best way forward? Futures Thinking is a family deciding whether to move to a new country, and if so, which one. Where will the best economic opportunity to be in the future? What places will be safest in the future? Futures Thinking is you thinking about the life you want to lead, the changes you want to make, and the world you want to live in. What actions can you take today
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