Randall Mayes

Randall Mayes is a technology analyst, author, futurist, and instructor of emerging technologies in Duke University’s OLLI program.

The Metaverse: Science Fiction or Reality?

We tend to overestimate a technology’s abilities in the near term, and massively underestimate what it can do in the long term.

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Randall Mayes
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The Mismeasure and Misuse of GDP

In The Great Questions of Tomorrow [https://www.amazon.com/Great-Questions-Tomorrow-Ted-Books/dp/150111994X], David Rothkopf, an international policy expert and former editor of Foreign Policy, noted that we are on the cusp of a sweeping revolution—one that will change every facet of our lives. Klaus Schwab, the executive director

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Randall Mayes
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The Peculiar Economics of 3D Printing

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Randall Mayes
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Flying Cars: What, How, When, and Why?

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Randall Mayes
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A Perfect Storm: The Chocolate, Coffee, and Climate Crises

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Randall Mayes
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Autonomous Vehicles: Hype or Reality?

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Randall Mayes
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