Category Archives: My book

Future Files (Korean Edition)

I’ve seen the future…and it works. I’m in South Korea for 36-hours talking with Samsung and the Chosunilbo Daily. I’ve seen TV screens that are not much thicker than a few sheets of paper and there are giant screens everywhere. … Continue reading

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Future Files (US Edition)

I’ve rather forgotten to mention that my book ‘Future Files’ got launched in America last week, having been launched in the UK two months earlier. If you didn’t know already the whole of the first chapter is available as a … Continue reading

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Future Files – Preface to the Korean Edition

Something I’ve just written for readers in Korea but I think parts of it are universal… Korea is a country that interests me. Unfortunately I have never been but I am a follower of the country, particularly due to Korea‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Future Files (US/UK edition)

I can’t resist sticking this up. It’s from Publishers’ Weekly in the US. They have got my book ‘Future Files’ as their Pick of the month for October. God bless America. ” Cheaper than a crystal ball and twice as … Continue reading

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Future Files (One Last time)

This is the last post for my book “Future Files” for 2007 because it’s now grown up and gone out into the big wide world by itself. We now have publishing deals in the UK (April ’08 launch most probably), … Continue reading

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Future Files (Yes Again)

Oh dear. There’s a “writer and reviewer” in New Zealand that seems to be quite upset with me. I think it might be because I was unkind about MySpace and Facebook. Anyway, just to keep things straight, the reason that … Continue reading

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Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years

I promised to create an ‘extinction timeline’ based on some of the content of my new book a while ago – well here it is… http://www.nowandnext.com/PDF/extinction_timeline.pdf As usual this is partly a bit of fun so don’t take it too … Continue reading

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Future Files (Reviews)

Here are a few of the first reviews. BTW, “strange” refers to a few possible future inventions such as ‘mindwipes’ and ‘skyshields’. “Overall, Watson delivers a sane, crisp and stimulating report from the futures frontier” – Richard Neville in the … Continue reading

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My Book (Future Files)

Goodness me. First the good news. The book is selling really well and was the #2 best seller in the bookshop that I dropped into yesterday. It also seems to be everywhere. Not bad given that it’s only been out … Continue reading

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Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years

OK, my new book hits the shops on Monday (3 September) so I thought I’d share with you the fact that the book website is now live. If you go to www.futuretrendsbook.com and click on the ‘download’ button you can … Continue reading

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