August 16, 2012

Guest 400-Word Scenario #4: MRSA's Deadly Cure?

Guest blogger Andrew Large gives us a scenario of EXACTLY 400 words: nature's possible revenge on an antibiotic-happy human race.Read more

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July 21, 2012

400-Word Scenario #2: The Good Old Days of Gun Violence

Patrick Marren
Partner

July 21, 2042 (Fox/MSNBC News): The nation reacted with a mix of horror, outrage, calls for new laws, and debate over the Second Amendment as the scale of the latest mass murder came into focus over the past two days.

A confirmed total of 212 people, most in the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, but some as far away as New York and Seattle, are apparently victims of yet another technologically sophisticated, targeted DNA/GPS/UAV attack.

A spokesman for the FBI could not confirm the motive behind the attack, which appears to be very similar to one last year that seemed to...Read more

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April 21, 2012

The Future Is Now: Reading VINs from Space

Patrick Marren
Partner

Possibly frightening scenario fodder culled from the papers over Saturday morning coffee...Read more

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October 01, 2011

Internet's Imprint on Journalism

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

FSG Associate Gerard Smith spent an afternoon with a class at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Chicago, presenting some thought-provoking trend analysis on the impact of the Internet on the business model of journalism. The apparent breakdown of the legacy model of advertising paying the freight for print and broadcast content was the main subject of quite an interesting exchange with the very bright graduate journalism students of Professor William Handy. Principal Patrick Marren also sat in on the session.Read more

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