Could human civilization spread across the whole galaxy? - Roey Tzezana
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The author of this lesson Roey Tzezana, PhD, is a public intellectual and a futures studies researcher in the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center. He is also the academic manager of the program for Futures Studies at Lahav Executive Education in Recanati Business School at Tel Aviv University. He has given courses about futures studies and the future in the Hebrew University and the Technion as well. His first book “Guide to the Future” focused public attention in the disruptive influence of emerging technologies on society.
Tzezana has founded and is the director of the Simpolitix project for political forecasting, and is ‘living the future’ as co-founder of TeleBuddy: a start-up company helping people connect via telepresence robots everywhere in the world. By using the avatar bodies, he is capable of teaching, lecturing and living in two continents at the same time, and wishes to give everyone a chance to do the same!
Tzezana is a member of several bodies dedicated to studying the future, including the World Future Society, TechCast (where he has been elected recognized as Expert of the Month), and the Millennium Project. In addition, he’s a senior analyst at Wikistrat – a firm utilizing the wisdom of the crowd to provide strategic forecasts.
Want to learn more about future studies? Take a look at these links!
How science fiction can help predict the future by Roey Tzezana
Be careful what you wish for: Dr. Roey Tzezana
Tzezana’s blog, Curating the Future.
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