OFF-TOPIC: Wanna be ethnographed?

IFTF is looking for some volunteers to be ethnographed. Not as painful as it sounds—actually rather fun I did it a few years back.. They are currently recruiting for a new research study called "Boomers in the Next 20 Years". If you’re interested read on

The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is an independent nonprofit
research group. We work with organizations of all kinds to help them
make better, more informed decisions about the future. We provide the
foresight to create insights that lead to action. We bring a
combination of tools, methodologies, and a deep understanding of
emerging trends and discontinuities to our work with companies,
foundations, and government agencies.

We are currently recruiting for a new research study called "Boomers
in the Next 20 Years". For the purposes of this study, people who were
born between 1946 and 1964 qualify as Boomers, and you do not need to
identify as a Baby Boomer to participate. The study is about how you
will respond to the changes and challenges in the next 20 years. We
want to know about your experiences and the decisions you are making
and foresee making in the areas of health, finance, work, family and

Participation would include a response to this survey , followed by
a brief telephone interview and a 2 hour interview in your home to be
scheduled between June and August, 2007. Not all people who complete
this survey will be selected for further interviews. Participants who
complete of all phases of the project will be given a stipend of $100,
paid by American Express gift card.

We are particularly interested in interviewing people who live
within 100 miles of city center of these cities: Denver, Colorado—San
Francisco, California—Austin, Texas—Seattle, Washington—Miami,
Florida—Louisville, Kentucky—Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota—New York,
New York

Take our brief Recruitment Survey . Thank you for your time! If you have any questions about participating in the project, please direct them to mlueck@iftf.org.

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