CASHING IN ON TOMORROW

A GENERATION AFTER THE TOFFLERS' FUTURE SHOCK, PROFESSIONAL PROGNOSTICATORS SEE NOTHING BUT BLUE SKIES

Who will fight the next war in the Middle East? Where will the best new jobs be found next year, and where will the most old ones be lost? How much will a gallon of gas cost in July 1998? What will be the hot consumer-electronics products of 2008? How will the Internet change commerce in the 21st century? Where will the next environmental catastrophe occur--and what can be done to prevent it?

These are the kinds of questions that are asked--and, for a price, answered--by the forward-looking folks who call themselves futurists. Once the calling of wild-eyed Cassandras and 19th...

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