The Choice is Yours: Global Trends

Dr. Suzanne Fry, the director of the Strategic Futures Group, discusses the findings of the Global Trends report at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. (photo by Brian Murphy, ODNI Public Affairs)

OPEN SECRETS

As the team began to discover the trends, these were some of the original topic slides at the first discussion on Global Trends at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, in 2015. Everything from the environment to high-tech will influence our lives in the next 20 years.

THE JOURNEY

Where in the world is Dr. Fry’s team now? Maybe they’re in Greece or Turkey... or perhaps Jordan?

LIVING IN A SIMULATION

One of the slides from the Global Trends launch event Jan. 9. 2017, provides a visual for how “path gaming” works, and how the further away from the present an analyst tries to project, the more paths and opportunities there will be.

SPYING THE FUTURE… IN TEXAS

SXSW participants crowded into a conference room to talk about the Global Trends project in 2015.
Memories from Texas

THE BIG REVEAL

THE POWER OF THE INDIVIDUAL

Students try their new state-of-the-art computer equipment and software at the Al-Ahliyah junior secondary school in Karawang, West Java. This is part of a public-private partnership between the Government of Indonesia, the U.S. Government and seven private sector partners. (Photo from U.S. Agency for International Development.)

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