November 7, 2008 in filtered based on organisation
Long-term thinking does not have to be about new technologies or major challenges that threaten civilisation, it can be about knowledge. This text, “What will count as mathematics in 2100?” by Keith Devlin is a brilliant example of how a long-term perspective can result in very interesting outcomes.
The paper can be found on a number of places including here
It was also included in “Proof and Other Dilemmas: Mathematics and Philosophy” edited by Bonnie Gold & Roger A. Simons, with the beautiful cover below.