Monthly Archives: August 2016

Map of Global Mega-Trends

Latest update on the mess formerly known as the mega-trends map.

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Rage Rooms (a weak signal)

A while ago, in my book Future Vision, I wrote about people destroying technology for fun (extract above). This wasn’t an existing trend, but one I could see coming. Well it’s come true. In the USA, Canada, Russia and Italy … Continue reading

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Strategy Conversation Cards

Here’s the website, still in beta. All credit to Kit Huckvale for this. A few tweaks and we’ll go live and order a bundle more physical cards too. Strategy cards

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Strategic conversation cards

They’re here. They look lovely. Just working up a website to explain more….

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

I’m off to Edinburgh on Friday to speak at the Edinburgh festival (12.30 Saturday, Garden Theatre). I’m inclined to somehow weave in the following quote. “Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful

Who are we? Why are we here and where are we going? If anxiety about climate change, financial meltdowns, terrorism, immigration, pandemics, and the robot that recently went rogue on Twitter isn’t enough to worry about, we’ve got existential questions … Continue reading

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Drones

Crowded airspace! (Thanks Patrick).

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