Tag Archives: London Futurists

Migrations and new perspectives

Dear Futurists, We live in an era of frequent change. These changes extend to London Futurists as well, and to the broader futurist community. When done well, these changes provide important fresh perspectives and new opportunities. You can read some … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Three opportunities to meet offline

Dear Futurists, One side-effect of Covid is that all of us have learned how to benefit from online meetings. I regard the set of online webinars hosted by London Futurists since March 2020 as a veritable treasure trove. People located … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s a realistic substantive hope for the future?

Dear Futurists, It’s easy to offer a simple positive vision for the future. We might aspire for greater human flourishing, for an end to human divisiveness, and for the advent of sustainable superabundance. But things become harder when we need … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preparing for the surge

Dear Futurists, 1.) Four meetups in the calendar After a period with only a few meetups taking place, we can now look forward to a mini-surge of activity over the next few weeks. The London Futurists calendar currently lists four … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bumper news catch-up

Dear Futurists, There’s lots of big news to share. Indeed, there’s so much big news pending that I’m going to break it up into a number of separate newsletters over the next few weeks. This time around, I’ll start with … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leverage points, misunderstandings, fascinations, and missed opportunities

Dear Futurists, After a break of several weeks (more about that below), here are a few news items that may interest you – starting with our event tomorrow (Saturday 23rd July). 1.) Artificial Intelligence and You Our guest tomorrow is … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Key questions and key answers

Dear Futurists, Two of the most important questions facing all of us just now are: How can we learn new skills? How can we pass on to others the skills that we know? What prevents us learning new skills is … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Better videos for a better future

Dear Futurists, We’re all influenced by the images, narratives, and videos we encounter. Sometimes we’re consciously aware of the influence, but there’s often an “under the radar” connection that reprograms us subconsciously. In particular, when we encounter specific images, narratives, … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Futurist feedback – “fun, frightening and fruitful”

Dear Futurists, 1.) More feedback on ‘Future Superhuman’ More feedback for the book Future Superhuman: Our transhuman lives in a make-or-break century, has steadily been accumulating since the London Futurists webinar with the same name as the book was first … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Controversies over “control”

Dear Futurists, I’ve received varying feedback about the title of the event we’re holding tomorrow. Some of you like the title: “How might we control AI, before AI controls us?” You accept the need to apply restrictions to AI. But … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments