Miriam Lueck Avery outlines the roll of a typical day in the life of a futurist. But there are interesting events within typical days. Haptic interfaces and panels of experts are only two examples of the variation that she finds in her day job.
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Miriam was born in Tacoma, Washington. She was the daughter of an anthropologist and studied cultural anthropology and archaeology at UC Berkeley. She first encountered the Institute for the Future (IFTF) as a teenager when she was part of a sample study group taken from her school. An internship opened up for her at the Institute after high school. She has worked at IFTF for five years and is currently the Research Director for the Health Horizons Program.
Fortnight is a documentary on the millennial generation. Millennials are the first generation raised on the Internet and the last to remember life unplugged. Discover the lives and ideas of 58 individuals coming of age as the world turns digital.