Author Archives: Richard
Sorry readers. Become rather focused on the new book. I’m working to have the first draft done by the end of the month, so not much time for anything else. Vaguely normal service will resume in April. I have managed … Continue reading
Crowd of One is an interesting book by John Henry Clippinger, a senior fellow at the Beckman Centre for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. One of the central thoughts of the book is that people only become … Continue reading
Really nice spread in this month’s issue of Wired magazine showing the technology timeline that I developed late last year with Imperial College (hand drawn draft above). Here’s the original link to the map, together with details of the … Continue reading
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