Explainer: Some schools already teach future studies

Full preparation for a career as a futurist may require more than a firm grounding in science or engineering

By Kellyn Betts, 16:30 PM December 26, 2013

Before today, you may not have been familiar with futurist as a career option. You also may not have realized that future engineers will benefit from studies that extend beyond mathematics, physics and chemistry. That’s why some universities are already offering classes in future studies.

As computers move from being based solely on electronic circuits to part of self-replicating machines that rely on life-forms such as bacteria, the people who engineer them will need to be especially creative...

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