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Future Files (e-Book Version)




My book is now available in Aus/NZ as an ebook. The link is below and is also posted in comments below. For UK/US readers you can also find a Kindle version on Amazon. http://www.ebooks.com/ebooks/book_display.asp?IID=496215






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Future Files – Croation Edition




Just in case there are any readers of my blog out there in Croatia you can now buy my book!






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Banker Bonus Tax




I really must stop doing this, but it’s difficult to resist. I see from the New York Times today that the UK will tax banker bonuses. Page 128 of Future Files (Page 117 UK edition) says: “Big banks, in particular, … Continue reading






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It’s Not My Fault




Who says you can’t predict the future: Here’s a passage from the original edition of my book, Future Files, published in 2007 (so written in late 2006). “Transparency and regulation will increase across other areas of financial services, too, which … Continue reading






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I’d Like An Old One Please




Well what do you know? There I was reading Octane magazine (issue 75, September ’09) and on page 160 there’s a story about preserved cars (as opposed to restored cars) being a wave of the future. The article goes on … Continue reading






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Future Files 2




An updated edition of my book, Future Files, is coming out in Aus/NZ in October. Here’s the new preface. “Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought into … Continue reading






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Future Files




Tweaked cover above for the new concise UK edition (nice) and a new cover for the second updated Aus/NZ edition (not so nice). I think I’m up to 15 editions now….






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Brainmail Visualized




I’m supposed to be writing an updated version of my book, Future Files, but I got bored and dumped the best bits from the last fifty issues of brainmail into tag crowd. Not that interesting (so why blog it?).






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The Next 100 Years et al




There seems to be a trend for books about the future (who saw this coming?). I’ve just read two more. The first – and best – is The Next 100 Years by George Friedman. The first half of the book … Continue reading






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Future Files (V2)




Just had a nice piece on the South Korean version of Future Files in the Biz section of Chosunilbo Daily. I have no idea what the review says but I seem to have been grouped with Alvin Toffler and Dan … Continue reading






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