The Arts will be Key for Humanity to Thrive in the AI Future

by Amy Fletcher

Discusses the role of the Arts in a society powered by rapid advances in artificial intelligence.

Governing the Future

by Amy Fletcher

This short article discusses how futures studies can be integrated in the higher education classroom to increase student resilience and adaptability to systemic change.

“With the Swipe of a Finger” Meditation Tips for a Busy Mind

by Tom Corner

For those of you who have considered meditation, I applaud you. In a world that is ever moving, which does not appear to present many opportunities for us to pause, it can seem challenging to find the time to meditate. In a world of “instant” everything, meditation may not offer the immediate results we are accustomed to getting, seeming as though it just doesn’t work.

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Our name, Behind the Podium is meant to convey that there's a lot that happens backstage, before a speaker ever gets in front of an audience. Behind the Podium can give you, the reader, some insight about how a speaker got to the podium, and what they're doing behind the scenes.

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