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Debating priorities

Dear Futurists, Please find below a few quick notes ahead of the two London Futurists events that are taking place this week. 1.) Our first Twitter Space experiment – Tues 18 Jan Normally our online meetings are held on Zoom, … Continue reading

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Prioritising prevention

Dear Futurists, Over the last few days, television news broadcasts have featured, time and again, instances of healthcare systems being under severe strain. Medical staff are being called upon to work especially long shifts. Ambulances are being held in queues … Continue reading

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Options for 2022

Dear Futurists, 2022 starts with some good news, and with some options for new projects. 1.) Going mainstream: stopping the aging process Several topics that used to be restricted to fringe meetings – such as those organised by London Futurists … Continue reading

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From aging to younging

Dear Futurists, Ahead of our webinar later today (Saturday) about “Younging” (as opposed to “Aging”), I’d like to share some thoughts and news about projects that may interest you. 1.) Beyond the hallmarks of aging One of the great steps … Continue reading

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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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15 proposals for a new future for politics?

Dear Futurists, Normally the start of a London Futurists event features me speaking for a few minutes as chair of the session before I hand over to the main speaker for the day. But at our webinar tomorrow, Saturday 2nd … Continue reading

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A Golden Age of Rejuvenation Publishing?

Dear Futurists, We’re living in a time when more and more books are being published about human rejuvenation. These books address the scientific possibilities of reversing aging, and progress made in turning these scientific ideas into therapies that are practical … 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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Anticipating a sea-change in public attitude

Dear Futurists, What changes the world? Sometimes an individual person can change the world. Consider Napoleon, Margaret Thatcher, Isaac Newton, Marie Curie, Martin Luther King, Catherine the Great, and Mikhail Gorbachev. Sometimes an invention changes the world. Consider the printing … Continue reading

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