Category Archives: Predictions

The Future of High Performance Computing

Just FYI, anyone that’s interested in HPC, super-computing, advanced modelling & simulation, problems, prediction, cyber-security and any associated field might be interested in this. It’s on Thursday 23 February in London. Event link here. Beginning of a new Current & … Continue reading

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Russia’s useful idiot

Just too good not to mention this. So today the child King was crowned. It’s possible that he will turn out to be far better than anyone expects. But I doubt it. Self-interest, conflicts of interest, cronyism and plain stupidity … Continue reading

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All in the mind

There’s been quite a bit in the news recently (in the UK at least) about mental health. Lots of discussion about possible treatments and solutions but next to nothing asking the question “why?” In my book, Digital Vs. Human, I … Continue reading

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2017 Trends

I’ve been thinking a little more about my list of trends for 2017 and beyond and here’s a little update including a prediction or two. Continuance of volatility, confusion, ambiguity and uncertainty Growth of dystopian sci-fi to counter (or at … Continue reading

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Well this is embarrassing…

Did that really just happen? If someone had put this into a scenario 5 years ago it would have be thrown out as crazy.

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Rage Rooms (a weak signal)

A while ago, in my book Future Vision, I wrote about people destroying technology for fun (extract above). This wasn’t an existing trend, but one I could see coming. Well it’s come true. In the USA, Canada, Russia and Italy … Continue reading

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Global Mega-trends Map

A new map of global mega-trends, emerging science & technology and risks.

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Sensing the Futures (how to challenge ruling narratives)

Here’s a prediction. You are reading this because you believe that it’s important to have a sense of what’s coming next. Or perhaps you believe that since disruptive events are becoming more frequent you need more warning about potential game-changers, … Continue reading

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Sensing the Future

Here’s a prediction. You are reading this because you believe that it’s important to have a sense of what’s coming next. Or perhaps you believe that since disruptive events are becoming more frequent you need more warning about potential game-changers, … Continue reading

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The Future of Money (a ten year perspective)

                    One of the good things about having done what I do for a long time is that after a while you can look backwards. Here’s something I wrote about the … Continue reading

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