Category Archives: 2017 Trends

The next 33 years on a single sheet of paper

A sneak peek at a talk I’m doing tonight about what’s on my new mega trends map (and what’s in my head, which is much the same thing). Plenty more of these talks to come including a few that are … Continue reading

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Talking about the mega-trends map

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Framed

The map is getting framed! Here on the wall of a private equity firm in London. I also heard today the blank (lines only) version being described as a bit like a colouring in book for adults – but more … Continue reading

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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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Map

So here is a little background and commentary to my 2017 Mega Trends & Technologies map. This map began as an idea way back in 2015, but it wasn’t until early 2016 that I started to draw various outlines of … Continue reading

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Mega trends map

It’s getting close. BTW, just out of interest, is anyone out there still reading this nonsense?

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The Five Stages of Disconnection

Just had my email down for about a week. Five stages: Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Seems OK now. Meanwhile been working on the final stages of my new megatrends map and there’s a megatrend on it I’ve called … Continue reading

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New Map

It’s coming along….very long. New mega-map of mega-trends out in a few weeks with luck. Apparently the document now has 14,952 paths that are 194 meters long and there are 181,777 points and 24,RGB objects. I have little or no … Continue reading

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