Trends Issue 116 - December 2012

Techno-Phobes and Famine Fanatics

At least since the days of Thomas Malthus, a steady chorus of opinion-makers has routinely put forward the case that...

Techno-Phobes and Famine Fanatics
published on: Dec 6, 2012

Advanced Manufacturing: The Key to America's...

As discussed in prior issues of Trends, the United States is regaining manufacturing jobs from overseas.  In many...

Advanced Manufacturing: The Key to America
published on: Dec 6, 2012

Putting Social Media Advertising to the Test

Modern social media have been around for about a decade and the chat groups, forums, and newsgroups that prefigured...

Putting Social Media Advertising to the Test
published on: Dec 6, 2012

The Global Pursuit of Talent

Today's global "battle for talent" is likely to determine which economy dominates the 21st century.  Why is that so...

The Global Pursuit of Talent
published on: Dec 6, 2012

The Threat from De-Globalization

The Great Recession and the nominal recovery that started in 2009 unleashed a new and dangerous trend referred to as...

The Threat from De-Globalization
published on: Dec 6, 2012

The New Golden Age: Delayed, but not Extinguished

Since the late 18th century, the technically advanced world has entered a new economic "golden age," every 50 to 60...

The New Golden Age: Delayed, but not Extinguished
published on: Dec 6, 2012