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Articles from The Futurist (July 1, 2004)

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Title Author Type Words
"Virtual womb" will help prevent premature births. Brief Article 193
A World Growing Old. Brief Article 121
Advertising's new frontiers. 395
Aggression and violent media: playing video games may lead to more violence than watching TV. Wagner, Cynthia G. 555
Amateurs join experts to save wildlife: expertise of nonexperts contributes to nauturalists' knowledge base. Coles, Clifton 325
Baby boomers' new retirement ideas. 441
Building creative "hothouses" in business: every organization is capable of nurturing the creativity and innovation that can lead to greatness, says a management professor. Jennings, Lane Book Review 923
Climate threatens mass extinctions. 387
Coal-fired jets. Brief Article 103
Consultants and services. Advertisement 2238
Defining evil. Leong, Randolph F. 105
Digital cinema: a breakthrough? Brief Article 283
Fighting pests with essential oils. Brief Article 134
Finding concealed weapons. Brief Article 151
Five meta-trends changing the world: global, overarching forces such as modernization and widespread interconnectivity are converging to reshape our lives. But human adaptability--itself a "meta-trend"--will help keep our future from spinning out of control, assures THE FUTURIST's lifestyles editor. Snyder, David Pearce 3405
Intelligent government: invisible, automatic, and everywhere; Networked smart environments embedded with computer technologies will allow authorities to regularly download laws and security procedures. This "ambient intelligence" will pave the way for automatic law enforcement, says a Dutch futurist and technology adviser. Bullinga, Marcel 2814
Internet adds spice to marriage and monogamy. 408
Long-term benefits of arguing. Brief Article 197
Marriage and the educated woman: brainy brides feel less need to "marry up," broadening choices. Wagner, Cynthia G. 464
Megacities and Telecities. Siegle, Don J. 133
Nations at risk for violent conflict. 512
New ways to reach human goals. Wagner, Cynthia G. Editorial 332
Personalized energy: the next paradigm; In the future, energy will be more in the control of neighborhoods and homeowners. But for that to happen, new technologies need to be developed that bring efficiency and reliability up and costs down, says a technology futurist. Millett, Stephen M. 2623
Political passivity among the jobless. Brief Article 153
Preventing genocide: plan for averting humanitarian crises is outlined by UN secretary-general. Wagner, Cynthia G. 737
Prospects for the "dragon" and the "tiger": China and India are now viewed as the next great development frontiers. Cetron, Marvin J. 922
Protecting national borders: aerial drones and bomb-range-predicting software unite for homeland security. Wagner, Cynthia G. Brief Article 226
Recession's futurist lessons. 255
The Art of Foresight: preparing for a changing world. Brief Article 217
The End of Oil. 482
The world responds to aging. 434
Toward a cashless society: hundreds of lives and more than a trillion dollars can be saved each year in a society without cash. Investor David R. Warwick proposes a secure government-operated electronic currency that replaces cash while delivering enormous social and economic benefits. But such an initiative faces current obsessions with privacy and irrational fears of governmental prying. Warwick, David R. Cover Story 2852
Values shift for urban music? Brief Article 194
Western lifestyles and South African women. Brief Article 192
Where to find 4 billion new customers: expanding the world's marketplace; Smart companies looking for new growth opportunities should consider broadening their ideas about customers. The world's "have-nots" are not "want-nots," and finding ways to satisfy their needs could be highly rewarding, argues a global business consultant. Gabel, Medard 1509
Wind power for homes. Brief Article 119
WorldFuture 2004: creating the future now! 900

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