Futurists set up fake scenario


Two University of Hawaii doctoral students played out the greatest fears for some merchants and residents of the Chinatown arts district at this month's First Friday.

The fear: Gentrification of the arts district with the arrival of a Starbucks, T.G.I. Friday's, American Apparel and luxury lofts at the Mendonca Building.

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At 10/21/07 1:31 PM, Blogger Jake Dunagan said...

Also in the news: Festival shows Fake Films; Fake Books sold at local store; Area Man watches fake shows on TV.

Other than the inability of people to understand what a simulation or scenario is, this article does a better job of providing a context for our project (at least in the business setting).

..and no mention of disclaimers!


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