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What Futurists Are Talking About…2013, 2020 and Robots

The New Year always brings an abundance of prognostications, predictions and pontifications about what lies ahead. Those with futurist in their titles are in high demand as media outlets scramble for story sources who will venture into the fantastic and risky world of forecasting what the next 12 months — or the next decade — […]

Who wants to be a millionaire? America to have twice as many by 2020

In less than 10 years, the U.S. is expected to be home to more than 20 million households with an income of $1 million dollars or more. That means 43% of the world’s millionaires will live in the United States. New Jersey will have the most. The wealthiest will live in California.

Facetime your doc? More than 70% of people say they would interact with doctors online

“Healthcare professionals are among the last, if not the last, service providers to not use email to communicate with the people they serve, ” writer Joseph Kvedar points out in a recent Wall Street Journal feature.