Monthly Archives: July 2007

My Book (Predictions)

“This book contains various forecasts and scenarios but its aim is not to predict the future. Anyone that says they can do this is either a liar or a fool.” This is the first line of the preface of my … Continue reading

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The Book (food for thought)

Does this mean that the Internet fridge will finally take off? Probably not because there is no real customer need and the computer usually gets old and out-of-date before the fridge, but some way of alerting people to what food … Continue reading

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The Book…

The date is the 14 April 2047. It’s 2am at a garage in downtown Los Angeles and I’m with a small group of eight men ranging in age from seventeen to seventy-five and we are all looking in awe at … Continue reading

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Book ‘snacklets’…

There’s another problem with older people too. As I’ve said already, developed nations have ageing populations and older people tend to be conservative and less productive. In contrast, developing nations, particularly those in Asia, have a vast surplus of younger … Continue reading

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A bit of book blog

Something from the media chapter… We are all becoming digital nomads. We read, listen and watch what we want when we want. We no longer have the time (during the working week at least) to read newspapers and readers are … Continue reading

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My (Glib?) Book

Oh that’s nice. I just received the first pre-publication copy of my new book and took it home to show my wife. She says it’s glib. If that means fluent and easy that’s fine, but I suspects she means deceptive. … Continue reading

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More of the book…

As usual, the early signs of change are here already if only you take the time to look. Anecdotally I know of people in the UK that are so tired of carrying around coins that they are starting to give … Continue reading

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The Book

At the East Sutton Park Young Offenders Institution and Open Prison in Kent (UK) gardening is used to treat offenders with low self-esteem. Even something as simple as raking fallen leaves on the prison lawn has an instant effect. If … Continue reading

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Bits from my forthcoming book…

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology” — Carl Sagan. Singularity is the term used by futurists to describe the point where machines have developed to … Continue reading

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That book again…

A taste of the technology to come… Future developments will include other brain enhancing foods (initially using omega 3 oils), foods that aid relaxation (for example chocolate with added amino acids), anti-ageing products, anti-tiredness foods, foods that send you sleep … Continue reading

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