"The strategic impact of technology is seen in the rushing change of everyday products. When digital
photography became feasible a few years ago, the entire film industry was overturned by simply moving
around digital bits instead..."
"To apply these to ourcase we first need to determine where we are now in 2012 - where we seem to be heading and whether this can or should be altered, accelerated in some manner through policy actions."
"One of the important concepts about foresight is to learn from your predecessors. Therefore I would like to acknowledge those who have come before me, who have laid the foundation to enable the creation of the National Foresight Institute"
"Comparative analysis of thin-film and c-Si PV technologies shows that while thin-film technologies have role to play, their long term sustainability in terms of supply chain, environmental impacts, and efficiency improvements is not clear."
"It's more useful to think of ourselves as having "extended minds" made up of a network of brain, senses, body, and objects, a network around which different cognitive functions can migrate, be shared, or be outsourced"
"It never ceases to amaze me that even though foresight has been acknowledged internationally as effective tool for future planning, its usage and adoption in Malaysia is scarce and very much at an infancy stage"