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Jamais Cascio

Selected by Foreign Policy magazine as one of their Top 100 Global Thinkers, Jamais Cascio writes about the intersection of emerging technologies, environmental dilemmas, and cultural transformation, specializing in the design and creation of plausible scenarios of the future. His work appears in publications such as the Atlantic Monthly, the Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Policy, and he has been featured in a variety of television programs on emerging issues. Cascio speaks about future possibilities around the world, at venues including Amplify09 in Sydney, Guardian Activate Summit in London, the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC, and the TED 2006 conference. In 2009, Cascio published his first non-fiction book, Hacking the Earth: Understanding the Consequences of Geoengineering, and is now at work on his second. Cascio has long worked in the field of foresight strategy, and is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Future.