Monthly Archives: May 2010
Remember the scenarios for public libraries in the year 2030? Well the pack of strategy wildcards that I mentioned a few weeks ago is now available online from the State Library for purchase. A snip at under $20. Link coming … Continue reading
Here’s a sneak peek of a small corner. Out September….
I have written 130 words that I’d like to turn into a piece of tapestry or embroidery (A3 size). Might suit someone with a sewing machine with some kind of clever attachment. It’s all part of my ongoing quest to … Continue reading
I’m becoming slightly concerned. I’ve always thought that civilisation was a veneer. Look at Thailand and Greece. It doesn’t take much for rage to erupt. Could such rage be transferred to places like Britain? I think it could. The problem … Continue reading
I am starting to feel a bit uneasy about the word innovation. Five or ten years ago it signaled someone doing something genuinely different, usually for commercial gain. These days an innovative company is a company that has got an … Continue reading
My 2010+ trends & technology timeline is being translated into Polish for a magazine. The guy doing the translation has asked me what I mean by ‘Sense of Entitlement’? Apparently the phrase doesn’t translate very well into Polish. What I … Continue reading
Spent the day drawing a new map of the digital landscape. Nothing else happened worth reporting.
Do you remember all the fuss about peak oil just before the GFC hit, when oil was $147 a barrel? Unless the US or Europe collapse, expect the price to continue rising (largely due to Asian demand) and expect all … Continue reading