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Making fun of futurists is immature, but we can’t help ourselves

We are trying as hard as we can not to be bitter, nor to laugh out loud at the predictions that are coming out of a new Future Visions report, sponsored by UK entrepreneur Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson. Basically Sir Richard has appointed 6 of what he calls the world’s “greatest futurists, technologists, business pioneers and strategists,” to consider the best future of tomorrow. The 6 are Dr. James Bellini a TV broadcaster, (who is also a qualified executive coach – how do you qualify for that?) He is attributed with saying “Could human hearts really come from a 3D printer?”; Araceli Camargo, who calls herself a Cognitive Neuroscientist, which sounds hugely impressive until you realize it means being keen…

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