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Institute for the Future (IFTF)
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Bringing world-changing ideas and building futures literacy through research.
Bringing world-changing ideas and building futures literacy through research.

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What will grocery shopping look like in the future? Sarah Smith shares ideas from our Food Innovation report with Food Dive.

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Have you ever wondered if your job will exist in 2 years, or if it'll be automated by then? What if you could purchase an insurance product that pays out if your line of work gets automated? Alexander Goldman explores designing this future.

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Read IFTF's report on how California Community Colleges are transforming to prepare students for the new world of work.

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IFTF's Marina Gorbis writes tides of change in higher education and how California Community Colleges are preparing students for the future.

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Congrats to our newest Foresight Studio class for completing your training today and joining our community!
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IFTF Fellow Mike Zuckerman has been on the ground in the world’s oldest refugee settlement—the Nakivale settlement in South Western Uganda—where he is reimagining what a refugee settlement can be. In a world of rapid change, he’s working to redefine the minimum viable requirements for communities in transition. And in the process, he may actually be laying the tracks for the future evolution of entire cities around the globe.

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Work is changing & our education system needs to keep up. IFTF & Communications tackle the issue head on:

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Has the 1st human to live to 1,000 already been born? IFTF’s Rachel Maguire weighs in on aging in Smithsonian Magazine:

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Is there a cure for aging? Maybe but IFTF’s Rachel Maguire says there’s more to the aging puzzle in Smithsonian Magazine

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Retailers can make a positive impact by considering the environment and by facilitating good public health with the foods they offer. Sarah Smith spoke with NorgesGruppen ASA, a Norwegian grocery wholesaling group, about making this future of food.
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