martes, 25 de junio de 2013

CLASS FOURTEEN: Ideas and The future

The future is always impredictable. Why then bother about the future? And, why is international political analysis useful when we want to find clues for the impredictable future? 

Ian Goldin, director of the 21st Century School at Oxford, gives us some clues about why we should bother about the future. Through the school's program of research, collaboration and education, he's powering new, cross-disciplinary thinking about global problems from the near and far future in the following video [please, access here if there is problem wih the embeded version bellow].

Further readings

Big Data. La revolución de los datos masivos
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Kenneth Cukier
Turner, Madrid, 2013

Incógnito: las vidas secretas del cerebro
David Eagleman
Anagrama, Barcelona, 2013