The Future Trends and Theories of Resilience, Security and Emerging Technologies

Discuss some of the more distant challenges that we may face in an uncertain future. The course draws ideas from previous courses, examining the mid and long-term future of global society in relation to RSET. The themes will examine utopian vs dystopian futures, the emergence of risks associated with megacities, urban infrastructure and the growing necessity for digital and physical aspects of resilience and security./p>

Course syllabus:

  1. Prediction in the medium term

  2. Long term predictions of potential threat and responses

  3. Persistent problems

  4. Wild cards and black swans