Featured Book: What Works (2015)

What Works: Case Studies in the Practice of Foresight By Sohail Inayatullah Tamkang University Press, Tamsui, Taiwan, 2015   What Works furthers the practice of foresight in organizations, institutions, cities and nations. Divided into three parts, What Works moves from theorizing the future to case studies of foresight in action and concludes with innovative futures […]

Last Butt Out By 2030 (2005)

By Amy Marshall August 12, 2005 We will see the last of cigarettes in Australia by 2030, a futurist said yesterday. Professor Sohail Inayatullah also suggested four different scenarios for the future of alcohol abuse. He took this year’s Rural Victorian Alcohol and Drug Conference theme of Time for Change by the horns and challenged […]

Health-bots and the Rights of Robots (2004)

Will health-bots monitor your caloric intake, warning you when you’ve eaten too much or not exercised enough?  Will a strategically placed health-bot make the toilet smart, giving instant feedback on potential diseases brewing?      “Will we use up-to-the-minute information to create the world we want, purchasing health and other products that match the futures we […]