Category Archives: Newsletter

Opportunity with the Millennium Project, and more

Dear Futurists, 1.) Opportunity: Chair of the UK Node of the Millennium Project London Futurists and the Millennium Project are looking to identify suitable candidates to step into the role of Chair of the UK Node of the Millennium Project. The Millennium Project (MP) was set up in 1996 with … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 30 Aug 2018

Dear Futurists, The future seems to be hotting up – I see more and more interest in serious discussions about how to anticipate and shape our future. Here’s a few things that have caught my attention. As usual, feel free … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 3 Aug 2018

Dear Futurists 1.) Digital Dictatorship vs. Democracy, Mon 6 Aug The algorithms employed in present-day digital technology have been found guilty from time to time of biases, prejudices, and weird misunderstanding – sometimes with serious consequences. But as futurists, we … Continue reading

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Accelerating a positive future with blockchain?

Dear Futurists, I’ll be taking part in an event in Imperial College on Thursday 26th July. It’s the first event of a newly created meetup, “#TrustlessEcosystems: platforms empowered by AI & blockchain”. Following some discussions with Laura Degiovanni, the organiser … Continue reading

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Request for debaters (and more)

Dear Futurists. 1.) Request for debaters for event on 6th August On the evening of Monday 6th August, London Futurists in partnership with the Great Debaters Club will be holding a formal debate on the motion “A digital dictatorship will create … Continue reading

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Opportunity for young futurists (and more)

Dear Futurists, 1.) The Joseph Jaworski Next Generation Foresight Practitioners Award Are you – or do you know someone fitting the description of – a “next generation practitioner” of foresight? If so, there’s a prize of $25,000 that could be within … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 20 Jun 2018

Dear Futurists, 1.) Nesta FutureFest discount code Will technology control us? Or can we control technology? Is democracy broken? If so, how can we fix it? Can we protect our planet… by reforming the economy? Can we rebuild our cities… … Continue reading

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