Tag Archives: London Futurists

Disease, aging, and health – English and French

Dear Futurists, This first newsletter of 2021 has news about some forthcoming events and projects organised in London, Paris, and Brussels. 1.) The future of the science of aging – 23rd Jan Tomorrow, Saturday 23rd January, sees the first London … Continue reading

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Reinventing democracy, reinventing education

Dear Futurists, 1.) Reinventing democracy “An evolved system of liberal government that incorporates direct citizen participation in policy decision-making, while adopting and using human-centric automation technologies to provide equal opportunities for personal and collective growth and economic development.” That’s how … Continue reading

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The Good Generation

Dear Futurists, 1.) The Good Generation The Good Generation is a plan for the whole world to agree on a new set of values, virtues and skills that every country on earth will teach its children. This way, we’ll raise … Continue reading

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Alternative pasts, alternative futures

Dear Futurists 1.) The pandemic that should never have happened It’s the view of the speaker at tomorrow’s London Futurists webinar, journalist Debora MacKenzie, that COVID-19 is “the pandemic that never should have happened”. In the five weeks since tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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TransTech Conference 2020: great news + discount code

Dear Futurists If you’re the founder or investor of a wellbeing/tech company, or an innovator looking for your next big idea, I suggest you read on. Especially if you’re interested in opportunities to connect with other inspiring people in this … Continue reading

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Biomarkers and interventions

Dear Futurists, 1.) Biomarkers and interventions “You’re looking good”, we sometimes say, when meeting someone and hearing how old they are. “Fifty two years old, eh? You don’t look a day over forty two!” On other occasions, we might whisper … Continue reading

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Foresight Around The Clock

Dear Futurists There have been no London Futurists events recently, as I’ve been concentrating on a number of related projects. I’ll share more details of these projects when the time is right. In the meantime, London Futurists is pleased to … 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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Regulating the rise of technology

Dear Futurists, The topic of “ethical AI” arises in many discussions these days. I confess that I am often frustrated by these discussions. They can seem a bit abstract or other-worldly. So let me offer my own views on “ethical … Continue reading

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If only we knew what we knew

Dear Futurists, If only we knew what we knew… Collectively, the members and friends of London Futurists possess a remarkable range of knowledge and wisdom about almost every field of human life. My task, as chair of the organisation, is … Continue reading

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