Tag Archives: Covid-19

Finding the best perspective

Dear Futurists, 1.) “Point of view is worth 80 IQ points” That’s one of the principles identified by distinguished computer science pioneer Alan Kay. For example, consider how much easier long multiplication and division becomes when you switch from Roman … Continue reading

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Online futurist activities gathering pace

Dear Futurists, How do disruptions happen? Slowly and then quickly. The Covid-19 lockdown is accelerating many transformations that were previously progressing rather slowly. For example, we’re all having to learn, in a hurry, better ways of carrying out activities online. … Continue reading

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Time to be serious

Dear Futurists, If your email inbox is anything like mine, today is “peak cancel” day. Message after message has reached me today, explaining that various events scheduled for March, April, and May are all being cancelled, or delayed till later … Continue reading

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