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future shock

(by analogy with the term CULTURE SHOCK) the shock provided by the ‘perception’ of future possibilities in a world that is changing at an ever-increasing rate and in a way that disrupts people's perspectives and tends to bring confusion. The term was coined by Alvin Toffler (1970).
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McGuinness On top of this Central Bank Governor Philip Lane warned it is necessary homes be sold off to the vultures to protect the banks from "future shocks".
Like much artwork that engages with science and technology, some of the works in "Future Shock" highlight the gulf between the disciplines of art and science instead of bridging it.
In the introduction of Future Shock, indeed, I wrote about cartography and the need for even primitive maps.
Turning back to the book "Future Shock," author Alvin Toffler observed, "If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy." So what might these finding mean for the future of our profession?
His shortest definition for the term is a personal perception of "too much change in too short a period of time." Tremendous change leaves people disconnected and suffering from "shattering stress and disorientation" -- future shocked.
Several key strategic challenges are combining to create a chronic form of future shock in those of us that are experiencing these rapid and at times chaotic changes in United States radiology.
Those of us who do not adapt to swift transition of knowledge might suffer the fate of clinical dinosaurs, as the massive asteroid of neuroscientific advances smashes into the placid landscape of psychiatry As Alvin Toffler, author of Future Shock, proposed, the illiterates of the future will not be the people who cannot read or write.
"Success'' is the driver of life in the fast lane: If you think people's brains are on overload now, just wait until the future shock sets in.
In the 1970 book Future Shock, Alvin Toffler popularized a term for the disorientation that people suffer when they can't cope with the pace of change around them.
This is happening so fast with the explosion and interplay of the internet, TV, smart phones, apps, IPads, Twitter, Facebook, games, and other emerging devices and media that many of us are overwhelmed by what Alvin Toffler aptly termed "Future Shock" a generation ago.
Radio Navigation Simulator (RNS) app lets you experience the future shock of practicing VOR and ADF navigation on your iPad ...

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