Monthly Archives: August 2013

When does the future start?

I went to a great event last night in London and met a science-fiction writer called Lavie Tidhar, who asked the question “When does the future start?” His answer was: “When things start to get weird.” Good stuff. Off to … Continue reading

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Weak signals 2

And when you see a weak signal they suddenly appear everywhere….

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Weak signals

  There’s some disagreement about what the term ‘weak signal’ represents in terms of emerging trends or scenario thinking, but I like to think of them as hidden or ambiguous signals of change. In my view weak signals generally represent … Continue reading

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Videos and articles on Scenario Planning

            As regular readers will know, my book on scenario planning (co-written with Oliver Freeman) is now out. At some point I’ll create some short films about both the book and the wider concept of … Continue reading

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