Tag Archives: LonFut

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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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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London Futurists videos and events

Dear Futurists, 1.) “Meetings from home” One consequence of the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus is that everyone is thinking about cutting down on travel and on physical meetings. It’s no surprise that there’s lots of talk about “working from … Continue reading

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Visions of a regenerative future

Dear Futurists, 1.) Damon Gameau’s 2040, showing in London Hollywood has a love affair with dystopia. Movies about the future generally highlight dire ways that things could go wrong. There are fewer films that paint credible pictures of a regenerative, … Continue reading

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Happy 2035!

Dear Futurists, With just a few hours left of the 2010s, I invite you to look ahead a full 15 years. The fifteen years from 2020 to 2035 could be the most turbulent of human history. Revolutions are gathering pace … Continue reading

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Recent videos and forthcoming events

Dear Futurists, You may be interested in one or more of the three videos that have been added to the London Futurists channel over the last week: 1.) The Future of Education: 42 and beyond This video features David Giron, … Continue reading

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There’s more to politics than next month’s election

Dear Futurists, Over the next few weeks, the UK is going to witness lots of heated discussions about political expediency. After all, politics, famously, is “the art of the possible”. With more information being shared online in real time than … Continue reading

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A futurist event tomorrow? and more

Dear Futurists, 1.) 51st Anniversary Conference, Cybernetics Society There is no London Futurists event tomorrow, Saturday 21st Sept, but an event is taking place at Kings College in the Strand, London, which will be of interest to a number of … Continue reading

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