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Jack Uldrich’s Friday Future 15: May 17, 2019

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Think: In the healthcare industry? You need to think about gene-editing/CRISPR technology because it is about to change how we deal with a lot of diseases and illnesses. CRISPR Research Moves Out of the Lab And Into Clinics Around the World.

Think Twice: Applying Sunlight to a Dirty Industry.  The convergence of satellite data and artificial intelligence is about to bring increased public scrutiny to the oil and gas industry. If the industry doesn’t think twice about how to deal with this trend, it could be on thin ice.

Think Historically: Two years after one of the worst security breaches in history, a staggering number of businesses and individuals still have not learned. “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Two Years After WannaCry a Million Computers Remain at Risk.

Think Different: Never heard of “cyber-agriculture”? Well, if you are in the food or agriculture industry, it is time to begin thinking differently about your business. MIT’s “Cyber-Agriculture” Optimizes Basil Flavors.

Think Smarter: Higher education needs to think smarter about the future of education. Seth Godin provides a good place to start with this article: Toward Abundant Systems.

Think Harder: Voice translation technology is coming sooner-than-expected. We all need to think harder about this trend. This article can help.

Think Like a Child: A wonderful article that can help all of us. I raised 2 Successful CEOs and a Doctor–Here Are My Parenting Skills.

Think in Questions: Worried about Artificial Intelligence? Use these five questions to help you cut through the hype. 

Think 10X: A Future of More Beautiful Cities. The number of cities requiring “green roofs” could expand 10X in the next decade. If you are in the construction or real estate industries, spend some time thinking about this trend.

Think Bigger: In the banking industry? You will want to think bigger about the threat Fintech poses to your business. This report can help.

Think Visually: Visualize 3.5 million workers. Now consider that this is how many skilled workers U.S businesses will need to be trained in cybersecurity in just two years!

Think Radically: Jeff Bezos Unveils His Sweeping Vision for Humanity’s Future in Space. No one can accuse Mr. Bezos of not thinking radically!

Think Anew: 5 Breakthroughs Coming Soon in Augmented and Virtual Reality. Being aware of these five trends can help you think anew about how to leverage AR and VR in your business.

Think Sustainably: These Flexible Solar Cells Bring Us Closer to Kicking the Fossil-Fuel Habit. A cleaner, more sustainable future could soon be upon us because of a material called perovskites.

Think the Unthinkable: Thinking about the unthinkable need not be a scary proposition. It’s all a matter of perspective.

Want to think again? You can always revisit last week’s “Future 15”.

Until next week: Don’t stop thinking about the future! But also never forget “It is easier to act your way into a new way of thinking than think your way into a new way of acting“! 



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