Peter Schwartz
-- a university of arizona course on methods and approaches for studying the future

Biography: Private consultant (California), formerly with strategic planning in Royal Dutch/Shell Group (London), and Stanford Research Institute (Values and Lifestyles Studies). Served in Peace Corps in Ghana. Born in Germany, 1946. BS in aeronautical engineering/aeronautics.

Comments by rlc: global experience with optimistic views of technology and its rate of implementation

Worldview: We are in a period that is shaping the rules for life in the 21st century: the global information technology revolution.

Driving force views
Compare with others on views:
Time horizon and relative optimism
Global and sociotechnical orientation

Thinkers Index

Note: a primary reference for much of this material is Coates, Joseph and Jennifer Jarratt. What Futurists Believe, A World Future Society Book, Published by Lamond in 1989. 340 pages.

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