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Can a Futurist REALLY predict the future? Here’s a test

Is it possible to predict the future of banking, the global economy, technology or health care – or anything else for that matter?  Here are loads of predictions I made in the past 20 or more years for large and small corporations or governments – and the book in which they were made plus date. […]

The psychology of your future self

Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the “end of history illusion,” where we somehow imagine that the person we are right now is the person we’ll be for the rest of time. Hint: that’s not the case. See more

Shimpei Takahashi: Play this game to come up with original ideas

  Shimpei Takahashi always dreamed of designing toys. But when he started work as a toy developer, he found that the pressure to use data as a starting point for design quashed his creativity. In this short, funny talk, Takahashi describes how he got his ideas flowing again, and shares a simple game anyone can […]

Future Timeline | Technology | Singularity | 2020 | 2050 | 2100 | 2150 | 2200

Welcome to the future! Below, you will find a speculative timeline of future history. Part fact and part fiction, the timeline is based on detailed research – including analysis of current trends, long-term environmental changes, advances in technology such as Moore’s Law, future medical breakthroughs, the evolving geopolitical landscape and much more. Where possible, references […]