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Lawrence Lessig 2001: The Future of Ideas (Random House).

Future Orientation 
... how organizations anticipate and shape the future to create a competitive advantage. We call this ability future orientation.

Rohrbeck, R., 2010: Corporate Foresight: Towards a Maturity Model for the Future Orientation of a Firm. Physica-Verlag, Springer, Heidelberg. ... 

René Rohrbeck


Mapping Global Transformations ... 

J. Robinson, Future subjunctive: backcasting as social learning, Futures 35 (2003) 839–856. 

Dreborg et al 2006: Scenario types and techniques: Towards a user’s guide. ... 2006.pdf

The Privatization of Hope: Ernst Bloch and the Future of Utopia. Peter Thompson (Editor), Slavoj Zizek (Editor). Duke University Press Books 2013

Hope in the Blochian sense has become atomized, desocialized, and privatized. From myriad perspectives, the contributors clearly delineate the renewed value of Bloch's theories in this age of hopelessness. Bringing Bloch's "ontology of Not Yet Being" into conversation with twenty-first-century concerns, this collection is intended to help revive and revitalize philosophy's commitment to the generative force of hope. ...

Transforming utopian into metopian systems: Bloch's principle of hope revisited / by Rainer E. Zimmermann

Unlearning how to hope: eleven theses in defense of liberal democracy and consumer culture / by Henk de Berg.

Can we hope to walk tall in a computerized world of work?  by Francesca Vidal and Welf Schröter. ...

Siden er under konstruktion.

Urry, John 2016: What is the Future?
Polity Press. ...


Technological- and Economic singularity

Calum Chace: Two Singularities 
... another event which is likely to take place well before the technological singularity.  This is the economic singularity. 

The gods and the useless 
Yuval Harari, author of the brilliant Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, says that humanity may divide into two classes of people: rather brutally, he calls them the gods and the useless. (See the end of his TED talk).