Author Archives: Richard
The new issue of my What’s Next trends magazine has just gone live. Find it right here. Also, below, is a sneak peek of the new brainmail. — Have you heard of auxetic substances? Thought not. These are really new … Continue reading
Is it just me or does Jibo (“The world’s first family robot”) look a little like Kenny from the TV series Southpark?
Had a lovely lunch yesterday and dreamt up a new idea with a business called Artefact. Using the content from the last ten years worth of brainmail (!) I’m going to create a stat pack … Continue reading
Plumpton Parish Council. Part an an experiment. Ignore.
I wouldn’t usually do this, but it’s for Imperial College London, with whom I have a relationship. Anyone out there (youngish) with a crystal ball looking for a job in ‘futures’ but with a top-notch academic institution rather than some … Continue reading
The world is more talkative now than at any time in its history, but this is increasingly at the expense of meaningful conversation. We are talking at rather than to each … Continue reading
Something light for the new year. 1) New Year Resolution grid from Ian Fitzpatrick (via Artefact Cards). More about here 2) Love, work & money (i.e. career planning) by … Continue reading
This is worth a look, if only for the photographs. Huffington Post – Impact of smartphones
Hunting tower (built in 1720) set in 500 acres of woodland for rent. Feels like the middle of nowhere, but only fifteen minutes from a large supermarket and just two hours from London. Available as a fully furnished rental for … Continue reading