Trends Issue 092 - December 2010

Newspapers and the New Technology

Newspapers are synonymous with the term "old media." With a large proportion of the nations' newspaper publishers in...

Newspapers and the New Technology
published on: Dec 15, 2010

The Future of the Self-Driving Automobile

In 2004, the Trends editors explained how state-of-the-art technology was moving rapidly toward the day when cars...

The Future of the Self-Driving Automobile
published on: Dec 15, 2010

Don't Forget Your Invisibility Cloak

At least since H.G. Wells wrote The Invisible Man, laymen and scientists alike have dreamed of making things...

Don
published on: Dec 15, 2010

Harnessing Collective Intelligence

Collective intelligence has to do with the ability of groups or crowds to think in ways that are not simply the sum...

Harnessing Collective Intelligence
published on: Dec 15, 2010

The Alleged Decline of America's Middle Class

At least since the 1980s, we've heard journalists and academics lamenting the decline of the middle class and the...

The Alleged Decline of America
published on: Dec 15, 2010

Subsidizing Unemployment

As we've begun to emerge from the Great Recession, one of the hottest debates in Washington involves the net effect...

Subsidizing Unemployment
published on: Dec 15, 2010

The Deleveraging Cycle and Its Implications

As the Trends editors have previously explained, the global financial crisis of 2008 represented the top of the most...

The Deleveraging Cycle and Its Implications
published on: Dec 15, 2010