Monthly Archives: August 2007

Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years

OK, my new book hits the shops on Monday (3 September) so I thought I’d share with you the fact that the book website is now live. If you go to www.futuretrendsbook.com and click on the ‘download’ button you can … Continue reading

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Slow Work

My friend Oliver just stuck this up on homepagedaily.com. I think it hits a nerve….apologies about the cut and paste Ollie. David, a financial services manager for Deloittes, spent 8 hours in a car park above a beach when on … Continue reading

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InnoFuture 2007

My book launch is getting close…next Monday. Meanwhile, I’ve been in Melbourne talking at Innofuture (www.innofuture.com.au). If by any chance you’re in Melbourne tomorrow get down there for the second and final day and hear Tom Kelley from Ideo speak … Continue reading

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Extinction timeline 1900-2050…coming soon

Some time ago I created an innovation timeline for the period 1900-2050, which seemed to get a pretty good reaction in the blogosphre. Anyway, I was having lunch a few weeks ago with Ross, Sally and Jessica from Future Exploration … Continue reading

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My book…continued

Sorry, it’s been getting a bit busy with the book launch coming up. Here’s another sneaky peek. The average US movie now costs close to US $100 million to make and the window of opportunity for marketing and distribution is … Continue reading

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Unearth Growth by Digging in the Dirt

Sorry folks, things have got a bit busy with the launch of my book coming up. I’ll post a few more bits from the book in a while, but in the meantime here’s the latest column I’ve written for Fast … Continue reading

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My Book (Stress)

Typical. You wait ages for your book to come out and then a few weeks beforehand someone in the same country brings out a seemingly identical book with a similar title. So my bedtime reading is now Future Perfect: What … Continue reading

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My Book (Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years)

My book isn’t out until 3 Sept but I got my first review today. Not bad at all.Here’s another small extract – this time one of the many ‘Postcards from the Future’. 14 November 2030 Dear Ollie, This will knock … Continue reading

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More predictions…

I’ve just had an idea for another list. Instead of a list of things that are predicted to happen in the future, how about a list of things that are predicted to disappear? Here goes… Dining tables Bank managers Bank … Continue reading

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More Predictions…

I just got an email from someone we’ll call Emma, who is too shy to leave a blog post. Anyway, she wanted some more predictions. OK, Emma, here you go… There will be a global biometric ID card by 2028. … Continue reading

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