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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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Tracking, hacking, uploading: tomorrow for good?

Dear Futurists, 1.) Apps that track: what should we expect? TOMORROW (Sat 9th May) London Futurists is trying something different tomorrow (Saturday 9th May). Rather than having a formal panel discussing topics in front of a virtual audience – the … 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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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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London Futurists news, 16 Aug 2019

Dear Futurists, Please find below news of events and projects that may be of interest. 1.) A new series of London Futurists video interviews Look out for a number of London Futurists video interviews, under the general theme “The most … Continue reading

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The future of food… and lots more

Dear Futurists, 1.) Soylent and the future of food One of the draft Abundance goals for the UK for 2035 concerns the future of food. The goal: Consumption of meat from slaughtered animals will be cut by at least 90% The … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 17 June 2019

Dear Futurists, 1.) Full schedule for TransVision 2019 released It’s just 18 days until TransVision 2019, Humanity+ @ London. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been talking to the 22 speakers about the ideas they’ll each be sharing at the … Continue reading

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London Futurists summer update

Dear Futurists, July and August are quieter months for London Futurists. That’s because it’s a time when lots of people take breaks. It’s also because I’m personally trying to concentrate on finishing my forthcoming book “Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 10 June 2017

Dear Futurists, Next week, 12-16 June, is London Tech Week. Over 300 different events have been organised under the Tech Week umbrella, with an anticipated total attendance of around 40,000 people from upward of 70 different countries. London Futurists are … Continue reading

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