Trends Issue 078 - October 2009

Managing Information Overload

While the information explosion has delivered tremendous benefits, it has also created an enormous burden on...

Managing Information Overload
published on: Oct 15, 2009

Reality Mining

Exponential advances in computing power, data collection, and information storage are opening up enormous...

Reality Mining
published on: Oct 15, 2009

Stable Marriage Remains the Gold Standard of...

Despite the decline of long-term marriages as a proportion of all households, a mountain of research shows that the...

Stable Marriage Remains the Gold Standard of Lifestyles
published on: Oct 15, 2009

Boomers and Millennials Define the New Workplace

With Boomers dominating the C-suite and Millennials taking over the creative front-line jobs, the interplay of these...

Boomers and Millennials Define the New Workplace
published on: Oct 15, 2009

America's Future: California vs. Texas

The Great Recession uncovered fault-lines between two possible models for our national future. One model, which has...

America
published on: Oct 15, 2009

What Post-American Era?

Since the early '90s, we've lived in a unipolar world, in which the United States is the sole global superpower and...

What Post-American Era?
published on: Oct 15, 2009

Crowdsourcing Goes Center Stage

When the Trends editors began talking about "crowdsourcing," some saw it as a business fad. Today, it has become a...

Crowdsourcing Goes Center Stage
published on: Oct 15, 2009