Problems and Solutions

Great Foresight Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas 
In Top, STEEPCOP,and Multidisciplinary Categories

What burning problems/questions do you have to ask about foresight, in any of the following categories? List them below. What possible Solutions/Ideas do you have? Feel free to list them concisely here. 

Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas categories on this page:
Top Foresight
Science, Evolution, and Development
Technology (Engineering, Infotech, Sociotech, Cognotech, Biomedtech)
Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
Economics, Capitalism, Finance, Globalization, and Innovation 
Politics, Security, Democracy, Rights, Health Care, and Sustainability 
Culture: Society, Ethics, Media, Art, Design, Education, Religion 
Organizations: Leadership, MgmtInnovation & Entrep, Org. Sustainability & Development 
Personal: Family, Relationships, Careers, and Lifestyle
Multidisciplinary


Top Foresight Questions



Science, Evolution, and Development Questions



Technology (Engineering, Infotech, Sociotech, Cognotech, Biomedtech)
Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas 

Q: How Can We Make Much Safer Cars, and Cut Auto Deaths by up to 1/2 in the US and Globally? 
See 1955: Substantially Safer Cars, 2016, for a counterfactual that discusses a series of safety innovations that could have achieved this result, a long time ago.



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nvironment, Energy, and Natural Resources
Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas 

Questions and Ideas - Foresight Education & Research NetQ: What Can Be Done to Provide Water For Desert Dwellers in Developing and Undeveloped Countries?
Millions of families and small villages exist in deserts, and are unwilling to relocate for historical, cultural or religious reasons. Desalination is a long run solution (40% of Malta's water comes from three RO desalination plants, for example), but in developing and undeveloped nations, something more immediate is needed. How can water be provided desert dwellers in these countries?
Idea: Atmospheric Water Generation (Dehumidifier), Powered By Renewable Energy
Some deserts, like those in Mexico and South America, have low rainfall but high humidity. Such places are ideal for home-scale dehumidifiers. Canada's Element Four makes theWaterMill, which can produce up to 11 liters of water a day (a survival water budget for an average family). It is headed for testing in Australia, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Bahamas. The WM110 will produce up to 20 liters of water a day at an energy cost of 720 watt-hours per liter. To make it practical and sustainable, this device will have to be WWS (wind, water (tidal, hydro) or solar) powered.

Economics, Capitalism, Finance, Globalization, and Innovation
Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas 



Politics, Security, Democracy, Rights, Health Care, and Sustainability
Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas 



Culture: Society, Ethics, Media, Art, Design, Education, Religion
Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas  

Q: How Do We Make America's Overpriced, Underperforming College Education System More Innovative? 
Idea: U.S. Business Academy for Entrepreneurs (Robert Kiyosaki).

A federally-supported academy, just like the military academies, that selects students who have a mission to create sustainable businesses which grow the number and quality of well-paying jobs in the U.S. After a competitive entrance process, involving references and interviews for past extracurricular behavior, students would get near-full-ride scholarships. They would also get to compete for a small pool of seed incubator funding on graduation. In return for their tuition scholarship accepted students would make a commitment to high technology, innovation, market share growth, corporate responsibility, and other policies similar to the ones we see in Germany, which has maintained its manufacturing base and global competitiveness, while America has let the corporations dismantle ours. The Entrepeneur's Academy would graduate more entrepreneurs into our society, a critical thing the U.S. needs. Immigrating more high-talent people every year is another way to get more entrepreneurs, and more hard working employeees. For more see We Need Two School Systems, Robert Kyosaki, USA Today 9 Feb 2010.


Organizations: Leadership, MgmtInnov & Entrep, Org. Sustainability & Devel. Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas 



Personal: Family, Relationships, Careers, and Lifestyle
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Multidisciplinary Problems/Questions and Solutions/Ideas



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