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The Best of 2019: Superstruct Honors and Awards are Announced!

On November 17, 2008 the Institute for the Future announced the winners of the Superstruct Awards in a live webcast. Each winner received a personal fan letter from one of the honorary game masters, including Bruce Sterling, Warren Ellis, Tara Hunt, and Tim O'Reilly.

You can watch the complete one-hour recording of the Superstruct Celebration on Ustream, or scroll down to read the results.

Congratulations to all of the honored Super-Empowered Human Individuals!

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Results from our Blended Reality crowd-sourcing experiment -- or, more than 300 ways we provoked the future

At our Fall 2008 Technology Horizons Conference, we crowd-sourced five questions (via Twitter, blogs, email, and SMS) about Blended Realities in 2019.

We received over 300 micro-forecasts in less than 24 hours. Here are the massively collaborative results!

The future of SOCIETY: It is 2019. How do you share your feelings?

The future of HEALTH: It's 2019. Describe your experience with health care.

PROVOKING THE FUTURE OF FOOD: 51 micro-forecasts from the Blended Reality 2008 crowd-sourcing experiment

At our Fall 2008 Technology Horizons Conference, we crowd-sourced five questions (via Twitter, blogs, email, and SMS) about Blended Realities in 2019. Here are the massively collaborative food results!

Question #5: It’s 2019. How do you decide what’s for dinner?

PROVOKING THE FUTURE OF SECURITY: 51 micro-forecasts from the Blended Reality 2008 crowd-sourcing experiment

At our Fall 2008 Technology Horizons Conference, we crowd-sourced five questions (via Twitter, blogs, email, and SMS) about Blended Realities in 2019. Here are the massively collaborative security results!

Question #4: In 2019, who defines your identities, and who governs them?

PROVOKING THE FUTURE OF ENERGY: 19 micro-forecasts from the Blended Reality 2008 crowd-sourcing experiment

At our Fall 2008 Technology Horizons Conference, we crowd-sourced five questions (via Twitter, blogs, email, and SMS) about Blended Realities in 2019. Here are the massively collaborative energy results!

Question #3: What are your energy sources for your mobile, home and business life? How are they advantageous? Disadvantageous?

PROVOKING THE FUTURE OF SOCIETY: 125 micro-forecasts from the Blended Reality 2008 crowd-sourcing experiment

At our Fall 2008 Technology Horizons Conference, we
crowd-sourced five questions (via Twitter, blogs, email, and SMS) about Blended Realities in 2019. Here are the massively collaborative society results!

Question #2: It’s 2019. How do you share your feelings?

outwardly people will be even more opaque while choosing to only
display their true selves in a mediated fashion--a new generation will
grow up with multiple personality disorder enabled by having to juggle

PROVOKING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH: 48 micro-forecasts from the Blended Reality 2008 crowd-sourcing experiment

At our Fall 2008 Technology Horizons Conference, we crowd-sourced five questions (via Twitter, blogs, email, and SMS) about Blended Realities in 2019. Here are the massively collaborative health results!

SUPERSTRUCT - A Sneak Preview of The Final Threat

What does the world of 2019 look like? Find out now.

The full report from the Global Extinction Awareness System is LIVE -- and you can read it here for the first time anywhere. Find out exactly why the human species may face extinction by the year 2042 – and what we can do about it.

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