In 2008, Richard founded FutureNovo.com, a wiki designed to promote foresight and dialog about future technology. He regularly blogs about new developments and their short-, mid- and long-range impacts. He’s written about the future and emerging technologies in numerous publications including The Futurist, Wired, Psychology Today, H+ Magazine, Mensa Bulletin, American Cinematographer and at FutureNovo.com. His latest paper “Toward a Standard Metric of Machine Intelligence”, explores the need for a standardized intelligence test for artificial intelligences. It was published in the July 2012 issue of the peer-reviewed World Future Review, edited by Lane Jennings.
Richard’s perspective on the future is informed by over 20 years experience as a computer systems programmer-analyst, during which time he’s guided clients through the ever-shifting technological landscape. He’s The Futurist magazine’s Contributing Editor for Computing and AI and a Blog Editor for the World Future Society.