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To be clear, geoengineering won’t solve global warming. It’s not a ‘techno-fix.’ It would be enormously risky and almost certainly lead to troubling unforeseen consequences.
The highest compliment I can give a science fiction book is that it’s ‘plausibly surreal’ – it manages to feel like a relentless extrapolation from…
Many futurists use a checklist approach to make sure they’re covering a sufficiently wide set of topics in terms of both research and brainstorming during…
It’s a pretty widely-accepted notion that the atmosphere is a ridiculously complex system, and the best we can do with our models is a rough…
In the U.S., we are free to speak our minds and to spend money without being forced to reveal our identities – except when using…
I don’t think that a Singularity would be visible to those going through one. Even the most disruptive changes are not universally or immediately distributed,…
Entrepreneurs need to recognize that, especially in the digital domain, they are unlikely to come up with something that is going to be permanently on…
Blended-reality technology could play in a limited, walled-garden world, but history suggests that it won’t really take off until it offers broad freedom of use.
The biggest potential and actual crises of the 21st century all have a strong, long, slow aspect with a significant lag between cause and effect.…
Most of us who work as professional futurists never really stop gathering information – you never know when a provocative, potentially disruptive new development might…
I do think that fashion may end up being the ‘killer app’ for wearable augmented reality systems. This is in part because it’s not simply…
Fragile economies and weak infrastructures tend to worsen the results of climate disruptions, a problem exemplified by Bangladesh’s vulnerability to monsoons, accelerating desertification in northern…
The reality is that de-carbonisation is not happening fast enough.
There’s no doubt: The iPad is a beautiful, extremely well-designed device.
The Internet is not kind to established institutions.
Technologists and futurists call the mashup of digital info and physical space ‘blended reality.’
Simply put, the Internet undermines the ability of an institution to control its own narrative.
You need to recognize that the copyright date on a book reflects when it came out, not when it was written – assume that the…
Back in the 1500s, the culture that we had built in the West embraced multigenerational projects quite easily. Notre Dame. Massive cathedrals were not built…
Participatory complexity may well be the key descriptor of the 21st century – in our economies, in our politics, and in our everyday lives.
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