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Nick Bostrom

Nick Bostrom is a Swedish philosopher at the University of Oxford known for his work on existential risk, the anthropic principle, human enhancement ethics, superintelligence risks, and the reversal test. In 2011, he founded the Oxford Martin Pro ...

                                               

Adrian Berry, 4th Viscount Camrose

Berry was born in 1937, the elder son of Michael Berry, who was later created Lord Hartwell, and disclaimed the family title of Viscount Camrose, by his marriage to Lady Pamela Smith, the daughter of F.E. Smith. Adrian Berry was educated at Eton ...

                                               

Tim Cannon

Tim Cannon is an American software developer, entrepreneur, and biohacker based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is best known as Chief Information Officer of Grindhouse Wetware, a biotechnology startup company that creates technology to augment h ...

                                               

James Canton

James Canton is a futurist and writer. His books include Technofutures, The Extreme Future and Future Smart: The Game Changing Trends that Will Transform Your World. Canton is the director of the Institute for Global Futures in San Francisco. In ...

                                               

Gerald Celente

Gerald Celente is an American trend forecaster, publisher of the Trends Journal, business consultant and author who makes predictions about the global financial markets and other important events.

                                               

Clement Chang

Clement Chang was a Taiwanese academic and politician. He was president of Tamkang University from 1964 to 1986, stepping down to serve three years as the chairman of the institutions board of trustees. Chang won his first election to the Taipei ...

                                               

Jim Channon

James B. Channon was a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, New Age futurologist, and business consultant. He was primarily known for authoring the First Earth Battalion Operations Manual, a popular book pointing the way toward a New Age transformation ...

                                               

Puruesh Chaudhary

Puruesh Chaudhary is a futures researcher, development and strategic narrative professional. She has a masters degree in International Negotiation and Policymaking from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. She is ...

                                               

Erika Cheetham

Cheetam was born Erica Christine Elizabeth McMahon-Turner in London. Her parents enrolled her in a convent school, from which she was expelled for positing the non-existence of God. Later while attending St Annes College, Oxford, she married Jame ...

                                               

Arthur C. Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He co-wrote the screenplay for the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, one of the most influential ...

                                               

Harlan Cleveland

Harlan Cleveland was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon B. Johnsons U.S. Ambassador to NATO from 1965 to 1969, and earlier as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from 1961 to 1965. ...

                                               

Graeme Codrington

Codrington was born in 1970 in Johannesburg and is the oldest of three children. He attended Parktown Boys High School and matriculated in 1988. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand, Bachelor of Arts from the Un ...

                                               

Steve Cokely

Steve Cokely was an American political researcher and lecturer who lectured nationally on political and economic issues relating especially to the African American community.

                                               

Dandridge MacFarlan Cole

From 1949 to 1953, he taught physics and astronomy at Phillips Exeter Academy, in Exeter, New Hampshire. He contended that his astronomy course was probably the first astronautics course in any high school, as he used Willy Leys Conquest of Space ...

                                               

Jose Luis Cordeiro

Jose Luis Cordeiro Mateo is an engineer, economist, futurist, and transhumanist, who has worked on different areas including economic development, international relations, Latin America, the European Union, monetary policy, comparison of constitu ...

                                               

Michael Crichton

John Michael Crichton was an American author, screenwriter, film director, and film producer. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films. His literary works are usually within the science ...

                                               

Tytus Czyzewski

Tytus Czyzewski was a Polish painter, art theoretician, Futurist poet, playwright, member of the Polish Formists, and Colorist.

                                               

Jim Dator

James Allen Dator is a professor and Director of the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies in the department of political science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

                                               

Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson is an Australian author, futurist, entrepreneur and former stockbroker. Best known for his 2002 book Living Networks, Dawson founded the futures think tank Future Exploration Network and consults on digital futures to various big orga ...

                                               

Walter De Brouwer

Walter De Brouwer is a Belgian-born Internet and technology entrepreneur and semiotician. He is a cofounder and CEO of doc.ai and former CEO of Scanadu in Mountain View, California.

                                               

Patrick Dixon

Patrick Dixon is an author and business consultant, often described as a futurist, and chairman of the trends forecasting company Global Change Ltd. He is also founder of the international AIDS agency ACET and Chairman of the ACET International A ...

                                               

F. J. Duarte

Francisco Javier "Frank" Duarte is a laser physicist and author/editor of several well-known books on tunable lasers and quantum optics. He introduced the generalized multiple-prism dispersion theory, has discovered various multiple-prism grating ...

                                               

Richard C. Duncan

Richard Duncan was the chief author of the Olduvai theory, a prediction of rapidly declining world energy production. He had an MS in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Systems Engineering from the University of Washington.

                                               

George Dvorsky

George P. Dvorsky is a Canadian bioethicist, transhumanist and futurist. He is a contributing editor at io9 and producer of the Sentient Developments blog and podcast. He was Chair of the Board for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologi ...

                                               

Lidewij Edelkoort

Edelkoort began her career as a fashion coordinator at the Amsterdam department store De Bijenkorf. After finishing her degree at ArtEZ, in 1975 she relocated to France, where she set up as an independent trend consultancy. She soon created the c ...

                                               

Warren Ellis

Warren Girard Ellis is a British comic-book writer, novelist, and screenwriter. He is best known as the co-creator of several original comics series, including Transmetropolitan, Global Frequency, Red - adapted into the feature films Red and Red ...

                                               

Mahdi Elmandjra

Elmanjra started his high-school education at Lycee Lyautey Casablanca in 1944 where he got his Baccalaureat in 1948. He then went to Putney School, Vermont, U.S. 1948–1950 before joining Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1950–1954 where he ob ...

                                               

Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Carl Engelbart was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on founding the field of human–computer interaction, particularly while at his Augmentation Research Center La ...

                                               

Jerry Fishenden

Dr Jerry Fishenden has been referred to as "one of the UK’s leading authorities in the world of technology", and appears regularly in a variety of mainstream media. He is also a frequent guest and keynote speaker on the conference circuit, drawin ...

                                               

Ossip K. Flechtheim

Ossip Kurt Flechtheim was a German jurist, political scientist, author, futurist, and a humanist. He is credited with coining of the term "Futurology".

                                               

Betty Sue Flowers

Betty Sue Flowers is the former director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and an Emerita Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Flowers is a native Texan and graduated from the University of Texas and the Univer ...

                                               

FM-2030

FM-2030 ; October 15, 1930 – July 8, 2000) was a Belgian-born Iranian-American author, teacher, transhumanist philosopher, futurist, consultant and athlete. He became notable as a transhumanist with the book Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and ...

                                               

Jacque Fresco

Jacque Fresco was an American futurist and self-described social engineer. Self-taught, he worked in a variety of positions related to industrial design. Fresco wrote and lectured his views on sustainable cities, energy efficiency, natural-resour ...

                                               

Thomas Frey

Thomas Frey is an American futurist and celebrity speaker. Frey is based at the Westminster, Colorado DaVinci Institute, which he founded and currently serves as the Executive Director and Senior Futurist. Prior to this, he was an engineer with I ...

                                               

Benjamin M. Friedman

Benjamin Morton Friedman is a leading American political economist. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institutes Panel on E ...

                                               

George Friedman

George Friedman is a Hungarian-born U.S. geopolitical forecaster, and strategist on international affairs. He is the founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, an online publication that analyzes and forecasts the course of global events. Prio ...

                                               

Julie Friedman

Julie Friedman is Chairman of the Board of the World Future Society, as well as CEO and founder of The 3D Printer Experience. Julie is also the Primary Contributor to Encyclopædia Britannicas "3D Printing: Year in Review 2013".

                                               

Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov

Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov was a Russian Orthodox Christian philosopher, who was part of the Russian cosmism movement and a precursor of transhumanism. Fyodorov advocated radical life extension, physical immortality and even resurrection of the ...

                                               

Hugo de Garis

Hugo de Garis is a retired researcher in the sub-field of artificial intelligence known as evolvable hardware. He became known in the 1990s for his research on the use of genetic algorithms to evolve artificial neural networks using three-dimensi ...

                                               

George Gilder

George Franklin Gilder is an American investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian advocate, and co-founder of the Discovery Institute. His 1981 international bestseller Wealth and Poverty advanced a practical and moral case for supply-side econom ...

                                               

William Gilpin (governor)

William Gilpin was a 19th-century US explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West. He served as military officer in the United States Army during several wars, accompanied John C. Fremont on his second expedi ...

                                               

Darla Jane Gilroy

Darla Jane Gilroy is a British academic and former fashion designer. She was also one of the four "Blitz kids" featured in David Mallets music video for David Bowies 1980 number 1 hit Ashes to Ashes. After graduating from Saint Martins School of ...

                                               

M. G. Gordon

M.G. Gordon was a Chicago businessman, inventor, and social theorist. Gordon also was a futurist and an advocate for privacy rights, a cause that he advocated through his writings and public speaking during the 1960s. Gordon built several profita ...

                                               

John Michael Greer

John Michael Greer is an American author who writes on ecology, politics, appropriate technology, oil depletion and the occult. He wrote the training program for his group, the Druidical Order of the Golden Dawn, which he founded in 2013.

                                               

Walter Greiling

Greiling studied social and natural sciences in Frankfurt and Marburg Dr. phil. 1921. He partially earned his living as a worker in coal and sulfide mining. Greiling did research in the field of agricultural microbiology. He worked at the Technis ...

                                               

Genco Gulan

Genco Gulan is a contemporary conceptual artist and theorist, who lives and works in Istanbul. His transmedia contextual work involves painting, found objects, new media, drawings, sculpture, photography, performance and video. His work often car ...

                                               

Ray Hammond

Forward 100 1984 The Modern Frankenstein - Fiction Becomes Fact 1986 The Musician and the Micro 1983 Digital Business: Surviving and Thriving In An On-Line World 1996

                                               

Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari aˈʁaʁi" ; born 24 February 1976) is an Israeli historian and a professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of the popular science bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humanki ...

                                               

Arthur Harkins

Arthur M. Harkins was an American futurist who was an associate professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development and faculty director of the Graduate Certificate in Innovation Studies program at the University of M ...

                                               

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science-fiction author, aeronautical engineer, and retired Naval officer. Sometimes called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was among the first to emphasize scientific accuracy in his fiction, and wa ...