Emerging technologies and their implications for the future.
About Future Now
This site is an archive of IFTF's first Future Now blog, which began in September 2003 and moved in 2008. We encourage you to browse this archive and also to visit our current blog at iftf.org/future-now.
IFTF's Future Now draws on research and forecasting at the Institute for the Future, a Palo Alto, CA think tank specializing in the future of technology, health, and organizational change.
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