Monthly Archives: May 2017

Quote of the Week

“Sooner or later you’ll have a computer attached to your face.” David J. Hill.

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The Last Days of Cash

I was flying back from Germany yesterday and opened the BA snack menu only to find that they no longer accepted cash (is that even legal to do that?). Then this morning I was at Bill Granger’s cafe in Notting … Continue reading

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Map blank

Could this work as a workshop tool? We’ll see…

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Dying alone

The number of paupers’ funerals in London almost doubled between 2013-2016 according to the latest figures. A pauper’s funeral is one in which people die alone or without known relatives and the cost of the funeral is met by the … Continue reading

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Trust me?

Lovely graphic from Edelman and the Economist World in 2017.

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Now that’s a map!

I have no idea who did this or why I have a photo of it. It’s beautiful, don’t you think?

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Future Predictions for 2050 (or before, but who can say?)

Here’s a list of some of the entries I removed from my final Mega trends & Technologies map for a variety of reasons. Gyroscopic inertial thrust engines (reactionless drive) Electrification of Africa Rise of Christianity in East Asia Cascades of … Continue reading

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Map of Global Mega Trends

Here you go then. Use this link to get to a high resolution version. A3, A1 and rather wonderful AO sized copies on paper are available upon request (no charge except for print, post and a cardbaord tube). See you … Continue reading

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New mega trends map

It’s done. I’m just waiting on a URL. Physical copies will be available sized A3, A1 and AO. Love this version (number 22!) with the Cult of Artificial Stupidity on twice. Almost too good to take off.

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Will a robot eat your job?

A recent bank of England Study has said that 15 million of the UKs 30 million jobs could be at risk from automation over the coming years. Meanwhile, a US PEW study found that two-thirds of Americans believe that in … Continue reading

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