List of futurology topics

Topics related to futurology include:

Concepts

* 15 Global Challenges
* Actionable futurism
* Agentization
* Applied Foresight Network
* Calculating Demand Forecast Accuracy
* Clarke's three laws
* CPFR
* Causal Layered Analysis
* Digital library (initiatives)
* Emerging technologies
* End of civilization
* Eschatology
* Forecasting
* Foresight
* Foresight Exchange
* Future
* Future energy development
* Futures techniques
* Global Consciousness Project
* Hubbert peak
* Hubbert peak theory
* Integral Futures
* Kardashev scale
* Malthusian catastrophe
* Memetics - "Mapping MentorshipART Memes"
** 2010: (Discussion)
** DIKW - Harlan Cleveland
** FMEA: Failure mode and effects analysis
** GDSS: Group decision support systems
** Interdependence
*** Social network analysis - " [http://www.answers.com/topic/thinklets thinkLets] "
*** [http://www.educationfutures.com/storytech/ StoryTech] decision support frameworks
** Involution (philosophy) (Anticipatory thinking)
* Moore's Law
* Morphological analysis
* Neofuturism
* Normative futures
* Omega point
* Optimism bias
* Planetary Phase of Civilization
* Planning
* Prediction
* Prediction market
* Preferred futures
* Psychohistory (fictional)
* The Race of the Future
* Reference class forecasting
* Risks to civilization, humans and planet Earth
* State of the Future
* Strategic Foresight
* Systems thinking
* Technological singularity
* Technology
* Technology forecasting
* Theory of Constraints
* Thought experiment
* Timeline of the future in forecasts
* Transhumanism
* Trendspotting
* Twelve leverage points
* Ultimate fate of the universe

Organizations

* Acceleration Studies Foundation
* Association of Professional Futurists
* Australia Foresight Institute
* Bakken Museum
* Club of Amsterdam
* Club of Rome
* Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies
* Finland Futures Academy
* Foundation for the Future
* The Futures Academy
* Futures Group International
* Futures Research Committee of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
* Futures Research Centre
* Futures Studies Department
* Futuribles
* Global Change Ltd
* Global Scenario Group
* Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies
* Institute for Futures Research
* Institute for the Future
* Laboratory for Investigation in Prospective Strategy and Organization
* Mankind 2000
* Millennium Project
* Moroccan Association of Future Studies
* Naval Postgraduate School
* Pakistan Futuristics Institute
* RAND Corporation
* Shaping Tomorrow
* World Future Society
* World Futures Studies Federation

Academic programs

:"See also": Acceleration Studies Foundation's [http://www.accelerating.org/gradprograms.html annotated list] of 10 primary and 60+ secondary graduate futures studies programs.


*Australia: Australian Catholic University
*Australia: Swinburne University of Technology
*Argentina: Universidad Nacional de La Plata [ [http://der.jursoc.unlp.edu.ar/ Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales - Universidad Nacional de La Plata ] ]
*Australia: Curtin University of Technology [http://handbook.curtin.edu.au/units/13/13629.html]
*Australia: University of Sunshine Coast
*Canada: Futurismos [ [http://futurism.freepgs.com/ FreePgs.com - Unknown Domain ] ]
*Colombia: Universidad Externado de Colombia [http://www.uexternado.edu.co]
*Colombia: Uniandes [ [http://filosofia.uniandes.edu.co/ Universidad de los Andes|Departamento de Filosof&#237a ] ]
*Czech Republic: Charles University of Prague
*Finland: Finland Futures Academy, FFRC, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration [http://www.tukkk.fi/tutu/tva]
*France: CNAM / LIPSOR [ [http://www.cnam.fr/lips/ LIPSOR : Laboratoire d’Investigation en Prospective Stratégie et Organisation ] ]
*Germany: Institut für Zukunftsforschung und Technologiebewertung, Berlin
*Hungary: Corvinus University of Budapest [ [http://www.bkae.hu/jkut/ Tanszék: Jövőkutatás Tanszék ] ]
*India: Devi Ahilya University [http://www.sfsp.dauniv.ac.in/] [M. Tech. Futures Studies and Planning]
*India: University of Kerala [http://www.keralauniversity.edu/universitydepartments.htm#ncvzx University Departments ] ]
*Italy: Gregorian University [ [http://www.unigre.it Università Gregoriana - Home Page ] ]
*Mexico: Monterrey Institute of Technology [ [http://www.mty.itesm.mx/dhcs/deptos/ri/maestrias/prospectiva/Prospectiva.html Maestría en Prospectiva Estratégica ] ]
*Pakistan: Pakistan Futuristics Institute
*Romania: Babes-Bolyai University
*Russia: Moscow State University
*South Africa: Stellenbosch University [ [http://www.ifr.sun.ac.za Institute For Futures Research :::::: Home ] ]
*Taiwan: Tamkang University [http://www.ed.tku.edu.tw/develop]
*Taiwan: Fo Guang University [ [http://www.fgu.edu.tw/~future/ ¦ò¥ú¤j¾ÇªÀ·|¾Ç°|¥¼¨Ó¾Ç¨t©Ò ] ]
*USA: Global Options [ [http://www.csudh.edu/global_options/IntroFSTopics.HTML Introduction to Future Studies Topics ] ] [ [http://www.csudh.edu/global_options/ Global Options Home Page ] ]
*USA: University of Hawaii [http://www.futures.hawaii.edu/]
*USA: University of Houston [ [http://tech.uh.edu/futureweb/ Human Development & Consumer Science ] ]
*USA: Stanford University [ [http://foresight.stanford.edu/ Stanford Center for Foresight and Innovation ] ] , a program that seems both critical and normative because of its work with futurists and designers.
*USA: Regent University [ [http://www.regent.edu/global/msf Regent University: School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship - Academics - MSF - Home ] ]

Futurologists

* Joel A. Barker [http://www.google.com/search?q=Barker+%22Five+Regions+of+the+Future%22+WFS.org Barker] ]
* Arthur C. Clarke [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?sec=technology&res=9E07E4DC143AF932A35757C0A9649C8B63&n=Top%2fReference%2fTimes%20Topics%2fPeople%2fC%2fClarke%2c%20Arthur%20C%2e "Compressed Data; On a Futurists' Forum, Money Backs Up Predictions," "The New York Times", April 1, 2002] ]
* Edward Cornish [http://www.arlingtoninstitute.org/futuredition/fe_archive/fe_08_10archive_05.asp TAI] ]
* Jeff Cornish [http://www.wfs.org/futupmay06.htm Cornish] ]
* Scott W. Erickson [http://www.google.com/search?q=Erickson+%22Five+Regions+of+the+Future%22+WFS.org Erickson] ]
* Frank Feather [http://www.future-trends.com Feather] ]
* Fabienne GOUX-BAUDIMENT [http://www.progective.com/fr/progective/equipe/fabiennegouxbaudiment/ GOUX-BAUDIMENT] ]
* Herman Kahn
* Arthur Harkins [http://education.umn.edu/EdPA/people/Harkins.html Harkins] ]
* Stephen Hawking [http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,6903,545653,00.html Alter our DNA or robots will take over, warns Hawking] ] [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6158855.stm Our species must move to another planet] ]
* Sohail Inayatullah [ [http://www.metafuture.org/articles.htm Metafuture] ]
* Earl C. Joseph, Sr. [http://www.earljoseph.com/Biography.htm Joseph] ]
* Richard Lamb [http://www.trendwatcher.com Lamb] ]
* David Passig [http://www.passig.com Passig] ]
* John Tomsyck [http://www.zoominfo.com/Search/PersonDetail.aspx?PersonID=1035022856 Tomsyck] ]
*Natasha Vita-More
* Joseph Voros [http://www.swin.edu.au/business/stafflist/staff/jvoros.html Voros] ]
* Ray Kurzweil
* Kim Stanley Robinson
* Alex Steffen
* Alvin Toffler
* Arthur Harkins
* Aurelio Peccei
* Bertrand deJouvenel
* Bill Joy
* Charles Babbage
* Clem Bezold
* Danila Medvedev
* Daniel Bell
* David Absalam
* David Passig
* Kevin Warwick
* Derek Woodgate
* Eamonn Kelly
* Earl Bakken
* Earl C. Joseph, Sr.
* Edgar Morin
* Edward Cornish
* Eric Garland
* Erich Jantsch
* Fabienne GOUX-BAUDIMENT
* Frank Feather
* Fred Polak
* Gaston Berger
* George Kubik
* Harlan Cleveland
* Hazel Henderson
* Herman Kahn
* Homer A. McCrerey
* Hugo de Garis
* Ian Baker
* Irma Wyman
* Jacque Fresco
* James Burke
* James Martin
* Jaron Lanier
* Jay Gary
* Jeff Cornish
* Jeremy Rifkin
* James Dator
* Joel A. Barker
* John Brunner (novelist) [ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brunner_%28novelist%29] ]
* John McHale
* John Naisbitt
* John Renesch
* John Smart
* John Tomsyck
* John Zerzan
* Jonathan Despres [ [http://future.wikia.com/wiki/User:Jonano Jonano] ]
* Joseph Voros
* Lynn Elen Burton
* Mahdi ElMandjra
* Mária Törőcsik
* Max More
* Michael E. Arth
* Michael Walzer
* Michel GODET
* Natasha Vita-More
* Oliver Markley
* P. Alexandré Gagne [ [http://www.millennialproductions.com/ca/staff.html Dyer] ]
* Patrick Dixon
* Paul Raskin
* Paul Saffo
* Peter Bishop
* Peter Schwartz
* Grace Hopper
* Ray Kurzweil
* Retzbach Roman [ [http://www.future-institute.com/2008/ Retzbach] ]
* Richard A. Slaughter
* Richard Lamb
* Robert A. Heinlein
* Robert Anton Wilson
* Robert Heilbroner
* Robert Jungk
* Robert Prechter
* Scott W. Erickson
* Sohail Inayatullah
* Srinivas Rao
* Stewart Brand
* Stephen Hawking
* Strauss and Howe
* Stanislaw Lem
* Ted Kaczynski
* Thorkil Kristensen
* Wendell Bell
* Wendy Schultz
* Willis Harman
* Gerard O'Neill

Organizations

* Acceleration Studies Foundation
* Applied Foresight Network
* Association of Professional Futurists
* Australian Futures Foundation
* Club of Amsterdam
* Club of Rome
* Futuribles, [ [http://www.futuribles.fr Futuribles - Revue - Formation - Etudes ] ]
* Global Business Network
* Global Scenario Group
* Hudson Institute
* International Institute of Forecasters
* Long Now Foundation
* Millennium Project
* NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts
* RAND Corporation
* Shaping Tomorrow
* School of Futures Studies and Planning
* Swedish Morphological Society
* Tellus Institute
* The Arlington Institute
* UK Futures Analysts Network
* World Future Society
* World Futures Studies Federation

Research centers


* Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies [http://www.cifs.dk/]
* Futures Studies Department, Corvinus University of Budapest
* Department of Futures Studies, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
* Futures Research Committee of Hungarian Academy of Sciences [ [http://www.budapestfutures.org/jkb/ MTA Jövőkutatási Bizottság - nyitó lap ] ]
* Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration
* Foresight and Futurology Unit, a BT Group think tank
* Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
* Institute for Alternative Futures, Alexandria, Virginia
* Institute for the Future, Palo Alto, California
* Laboratory for Investigation in Prospective Strategy and Organization, CNAM Paris [ [http://www.cnam.fr/lipsor LIPSOR : Laboratoire d’Investigation en Prospective Stratégie et Organisation ] ]
* National Intelligence Council, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Washington DC, [ [http://www.dni.gov/nic/NIC_home.html Welcome to the National Intelligence Council (NIC) ] ]
* Tellus Institute, Boston MA
* UK Horizon Scanning Centre, London [ [http://www.foresight.gov.uk/HORIZON_SCANNING_CENTRE Welcome to the Horizon Scanning centre ] ]
* The Futures Academy, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
* SUBITO! Research&Futures, Europe/Norway [ [http://www.subito.as SUBITO! Research&Futures ] ]
* Zukunftsinstitut, Europe/Germany [ [http://zukunftsinstitut.de/about_us.php Zukunftsinstitut | Wissen für die Wirtschaft von morgen ] ]
* proGective, Europe/France [ [http://www.progective.com proGective - futures-oriented solutions ] ]
* World Futures Studies Federation, world [ [http://www.wfsf.org Welcome to the World Futures Studies Federation ] ]
* Instiute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment, Europe/Germany [ [http://www.izt.de/en/ IZT - Institut für Zukunftsstudien und Technologiebewertung: Homepage ] ]
* Future-Institute, Europe/Germany [ [http://www.future-institute.com/2008/ FUTURE-INSTITUTE international | Zukunftsinstitut, Trend-Academy & Future-University - future studies, mega-trends, forsights, scenarios, timelines, utopia, visions ] ]

Books

* "The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence"
* "Bold New World"
* "Brave New World"
* "The Communist Manifesto"
* " [http://www.mediagab.com/product.asp?asin=0970710402 Future Frequencies] "
* ""
* "Future Shock"
* "Futurewise"
* " [http://www.gtinitiative.org/documents/Great_Transitions.pdf Great Transition: The Promise and Lure of the Times Ahead] "
* "Limits to Growth"
* " [http://www.bkconnection.com/ProdDetails.asp?ID=1576751635&PCS=BKP&Type=SB&SUBSEL=BKP.CURR&Title=BK+Currents Macroshift] "
* "Our Final Hour"
* " [http://movietrailers.studiostore.com/product/GNVST0001/s.vHkFRs6D Phoenix: A Tale of the Future] "
* "The Revenge of Gaia"
* "The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology"
* "The Skeptical Environmentalist"
* "The Third Wave (book), Alvin Toffler
* " [http://www.amazon.com/dp/1425945775 Visions of the Future in the Last Century] "
* " [http://urss.ru/cgi-bin/db.pl?cp=&page=Book&id=53184&lang=en&Languages=2&blang=en&list=1 Analyzing and Modeling Global Development] "

Periodicals and Monographs

* Five Regions of the Future [ [http://www.fiveregionsofthefuture.com/region/entries/BookReviewOfFiveRegionsOfTheFuture ISBN 1591840899] - Joel A. Barker and Scott W. Erickson]
* Forecasting
* Foresight [ [http://www.managementfirst.com/strategy/journals/foresight.php/ Emerald for Managers has changed ] ]
* FutureOrientation [http://www.futureorientation.com/]
* Future Survey
* [http://www.elsevier.com/locate/inca/30422/ Futures]
* Futures Research Quarterly [ [http://www.wfs.org/frq.htm Futures Research Quarterly Main Page ] ]
* Futuribles
* Futurics [ [http://www.mnfuturists.org Minnesota Futurists ] ]
* Futurist [ [http://www.wfs.org/futurist.htm THE FUTURIST magazine ] ]
* [http://www.gtinitiative.org/default.asp?action=43 GTI Paper Series]
* Integral Futures [" [http://www.swin.edu.au/afi/research/integral_futures.htm ISBN 0415302692] - Joseph Voros"]
* International Journal of Forecasting [ [http://www.forecasters.org/ijf/ International Institute of Forecasters ] ]
* International Review of Strategic Management
* Journal of Futures Studies [ [http://www2.tku.edu.tw/~tddx/jfs/ Journal of Futures Studies ] ]
* Long Range Planning
* State of the Future
* Technological Forecasting and Social Change
* WFSF Bulletin [ [http://www.wfsf.org/ Welcome to the World Futures Studies Federation ] ]

References

ee also

* List of futures scholars
* Timeline of fictional future events
* List of Theory of Constraints topics
* List of basic transhumanism topics


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