Category Archives: Extinction sightings

The Death of Imaginary Friends

I haven’t been very active recrently, largely because I’ve been thinking. But this is too good to resist. A survey by a face-paint company (you read that correctly) says that there has been a sharp drop in imaginary friends over … Continue reading

Posted in Digital culture, Extinction sightings, Extinctions/disappearances | Leave a comment

Things we no longer do (really?)

I’m researching a new info-graphic on dead technologies and came across this list of things we supposedly don’t do anymore. I don’t know about you, but I still do quite a few things on this list (exactly half actually), but … Continue reading

Posted in Extinction sightings, Extinctions/disappearances | 2 Comments

The death of handwriting?

I’ve just been running futures workshop in Germany and one discovery is that people are losing the ability to write by hand. I’m not talking about kids either – rather professional 40-somethings and 50-somethings. You think I’m joking? The material … Continue reading

Posted in Extinction sightings | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Extinction sightings, My book | Leave a comment