The State of the Future continues as the best introduction by far to major global issues and long-term remedies. --Future Survey
Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, should read this incredible document, period! --Technological Forecasting & Social Change
About the Author
Theodore Jay Gordon is a futurist and management consultant. He is an expert in several high technology fields, a graduate engineer, a specialist in planning and policy analysis, and an entrepreneur. His current professional activities include consulting on strategy for several major corporations, lecturing, Senior Fellow of the Millennium Project, and participating on the corporate boards of Apollo Genetics, the Institute for Global Ethics, Registry Databases, and The Futures Group, the consulting firm he formed over twenty years ago. He is author of many client reports, technical articles that have appeared in the open literature, and five books dealing with topics associated with the future, space, and scientific and technological developments and issues. He is co-author and co-editor of the annual State of the Future reports and Futures Research Methodology his most recent technical articles have been in the field of Chaos and forecasting methodology; author of the Macmillan encyclopedia article on the future of science and technology (1995). He is currently on the editorial board of several journals including Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
Elizabeth Florescu is Director of Research of the Millennium Project. She has been with the Millennium Project since 1997. She is contributing to the annual State of the Future reports, is a co-author of Environmental Crimes, Military Actions, and the International Criminal Court and Analysis of the UN Millennium Summit Speeches, and is one of the principal investigators working on the environmental security monthly scanning reports produced by The Millennium Project.