• The Real Reason Why Digital Natives Outsmart You

    The Real Reason Why Digital Natives Outsmart You

    Are you mesmerized by a generation of post-millennials who figure out their new electronic gadgets faster than you can install child safety settings? Do you think this must be unique to the generation growing up today, also dubbed the digital natives? Do you think younger generations a re more tech savvy because their brains are ‘wired differently”? They might indeed(…)

  • Are Millennials Too Attached To Their Mobile Devices?

    Are Millennials Too Attached To Their Mobile Devices?

    Based on the 2012 study conducted by the Pew Research Center, the Millennial population (born between early 1980s to the early 2000s) or commonly referred to as the ‘Generation Y,’ is a group with the most number of heavy mobile and social media consumption. In fact, 61% of Millennials who belong to the age bracket(…)

  • Once Upon a Disney Movie – More Complicated Than True Love’s Kisses

    Once Upon a Disney Movie – More Complicated Than True Love’s Kisses

    Spoiler alert ahead! It’s obvious, Disney has fallen in love with a new meta-theme: Wronged, cold-hearted, lonely woman unearths apocalyptic forces that overtake her kingdom, but is also the only one who can break the spell. But only after she rediscovers her own humanity and beats a deceptive, opportunistic prince with poor facial definition and socio-pathological(…)

Raising a Young Generation in the Ongoing Digital Revolution

From Central Texas chapter of World Future Society, May 2014. 45% of our current jobs will disappear by 2035. Middle class jobs are getting fewer as smart machines are replacing jobs and middle class incomes remain stagnant. How can we prepare the next generation to not only coexist, but actually prosper alongside computers in the third industrial revolution or Second Machine Age

Do Generations Matter?

Generational differences are those that evolve as a result of historical changes. Children and teenagers are particularly receptive to changes in their macro-environment and are shaped by these changes. A new generational zeitgeist emerges when younger cohorts interact with changing forces in complex adaptive social systems. Using generational foresight we can identify some of these 'pivot points' and forecast changes even before they happen.

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