Category Archives: Future Vision

Richard Watson on The Future, Automation and AI




I did a talk at the University of Northampton Business School last week, but before I started I spoke to John Griff at BBC Radio Northampton. The funny thing was that while I’d been told about this well in advance … Continue reading






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Time to Reclaim the Future




            I’d like to let you in on a little secret about the future, which is that there isn’t one. Instead there are multiple futures, all of which can be influenced by how you, me … Continue reading






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Foresight books




  Nice to have Future Vision (published last week in the UK) as book of the month for June at Foresight books. Here’s what they had to say: “These Worldview Scenarios are written in informal style, especially contrasted to the … Continue reading






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Future Vision (Free Download)




It occurs to me that this blog is, officially, The Diary of an Accidental Futurist, so in theory it is not totally out of order to occasionally say what I’ve been doing. But before I do that, here’s a link … Continue reading






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1970-2040 Timeline




Yes, that’s right, a timeline for a period of history that hasn’t happened yet. This visualization is now done and I should have a URL for a high-resolution file version in a day or two (I’ll blog with the link … Continue reading






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Future Vision – Interviews & Reviews




There’s been a flurry of activity on the review front over the past week in Australia. So far we’ve had reviews in The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times and the Australian Financial Review. Looks like I’m doing a radio … Continue reading






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Future Vision: Book launch in Sydney




Just in case you are in Sydney and would like to attend the launch of Future Vision it’s happening at UTS Business School. Details and link are below. I am in London I’m afraid and will not be attending. However, … Continue reading






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Strategic shocks: 10 game changers for 2040.




                More free stuff! One of the ideas that my co-author Oliver had for the book (Future Vision) was to end with a series of strategic shocks. This was actually a book idea … Continue reading






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FutureVision




  Judging by the recent jump in subscribers to the blog some of you seem to like free bits of my new book so here’s a tiny bit more – an overview of the 4 scenarios upon which the book … Continue reading






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Future Vision – first review




The first print review of Future Vision is out and it’s good. Only thing I’d argue with is that I would say it’s written by 1.5 Australians and not just one. “In the year 2040, shops will talk to you … Continue reading






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