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Introducing Qualitative Futures Squares

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An Intro to Qualitative Futures Squares The Qualitative Futures Square (QFS) is a method of formulating a futures hypothesis. Like a general scientific hypothesis, a futures hypothesis is a starting point in investigating a futures possibility. The QFS is a flexible tool, capable of being the first stepping stone in analyzing futures for industries, technologies, more »

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Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously – An Exploration of Ethics and Data Backup

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  “The software is functioning as intended,” said Amber. “Wait,” I asked, “so it’s supposed to delete my personal files from my internal hard drive without asking my permission?” “Yes,” she replied. … Source: Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously. | vellumatlanta A tad outside of our usual fare, today we explore the story of more »

Space Solar Power Initiative Funded

Caltech Space Solar Power Initiative Funded

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A research agreement will provide Caltech up to $17.5 million over three years to have the Space Solar Power Initiative funded. The Space Solar Power Initiative(SSPI) will develop the scientific and technological innovations necessary to enable a space-based solar power system—consisting of ultralight, high-efficiency photovoltaics, a phased-array system to produce and distribute power dynamically, and more »