Monthly Archives: April 2014

Psychological neotency

                Psycho what? Psychological neotency is a theory developed by Professor Bruce Charlton at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (UK) that says that the increased level of immaturity among adults is an evolutionary response … Continue reading

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New book about the shape of things to come

If you are wondering how my new book is coming along, see the photograph above. I’ve written the preface and started on chapter one, but I keep getting distracted (the latest distraction being the dog who went outside, found a … Continue reading

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Demographic shifts

In a village shop. Haven’t seen any cards for 110 yet, but it’s surely just a matter of time.

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Future Technologies

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Daily Stat

It’s been a while since we had a statistic, so here’s a good one. Of the 21 million homes in the UK with a front garden, around 33% have been turned into parking spaces for cars over the last 20 … Continue reading

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Out and About

Here’s a first. I just had an email from Jesus! I could be making a giant mistake, but I put him in my spam file. On a totally unrelated note (unless Jesus is lying low in the Netherlands) I’ve just … Continue reading

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Future inventions

                            There’s a new info-graphic coming (via Croatia) very soon…..

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Weak signals

In a shop in Amsterdam

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Future Orientation

Not sure I get this, but I thought I’d share. Needs more info I’d say…at least an example. “The structure of the language spoken by a company’s top team affects the firm’s planning for the future, according to doctoral student … Continue reading

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Information overload

                  True or false? (I found this on my desktop. No idea where its from I’m afraid). I suspect it’s a little more nuanced than the chart suggests.

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