Tag Archives: Fast Future

Anticipating combinations (again)

Dear Futurists, If we just use a single tool to explore future possibilities, we’re likely to blinker ourselves. No one description – no one analytical framework – can do full justice to the rich complexity of what might lie ahead. … Continue reading

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AIs, AGIs, WAIs, SAIs, and more

Dear Futurists, If you’re interested in Artificial Intelligence, several of the news items that follow should catch your attention. In case your interests are more general, feel free to skip down to the items later in this newsletter. 1.) The … Continue reading

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Deepening the foresight conversation

Dear Futurists, Regular readers of this newsletter will know that I’m keen to find ways to extend and deepen the ground-breaking discussions that often take place in London Futurists webinars. These webinars draw to a close after 90 minutes, often … Continue reading

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Beyond wishful thinking

Dear Futurists, We’ve grown used to the dramatic contributions made by startups toward building a better world. The story is familiar. A small group of passionate people cluster together, driven by a conviction that they have something special to offer … Continue reading

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Changing fundamentals

Dear Futurists, 1.) Adventures at the Frontier of Birth, Food, Sex & Death – 13th July Consider four of the fundamentals of life: giving birth, eating food, intimate personal relations, and dying. Consider also that various entrepreneurs and technologists are … Continue reading

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The liberties that matter most

Dear Futurists 1.) Futurism in a time of growing fear The last few weeks have given people many reasons to be fearful. First, there’s fear that we – or our friends or family members – may be struck down by … Continue reading

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Longevity. Resilience. Wellbeing. More!

Dear Futurists, 1.) Longevity 2020, 27th Apr to 1st May It might be the most important gathering, so far, on the topic of significantly extending healthy longevity. It’s been organised at high speed, but it has already built a very … 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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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, 8 Mar 2018

Dear Futurists, I’ve some news to share about forthcoming events: 1.) Technology and the radical transformation of politics – Mon 26 Mar A better politics awaits us, beckoning us forward. It’s up to us – all of us – whether we … Continue reading

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