Phil Gyford on 31 Jan 2001 15:36:22 -0000

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Re: <nettime> Global Trends 2015

At 9:15 am -0500 2001-01-18, Alan Sondheim wrote:
>In the 1970s I taught a course in 'futurology' at the Rhode Island School
>of Design; called The Year 3000, we used everything from extrapolation
>through scenario through delphi methodology. The course was developed
>after Forrester, Club of Rome, RIO, etc. When the Carter report towards
>the year 2000 appeared, that was also incorporated. Remember that Reagan
>threw it out.

In case anyone's interested, there's a very similar Masters at the University
of Houston-Clear Lake which began around the same time. I recently graduated
and on the whole would recommend it (although I can't say the same for
Houston/Clear Lake itself). They also do an intensive summer course - two six
week sessions in successive years plus work back home - with many people
travelling there from around the world.

The course:

Some examples of stuff I did there:

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