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Go-Bag: Get Ready to Leave Home in a Minute

Go-Bag: Get Ready to Leave Home in a Minute A chaotic world means more potential catastrophes and black swans at your doorstep. To be resilient, be prepared. Having a secure hideout is great, and I did the video below in my resilient home, but first, everyone doesn’t have the means to buy one, and second, […]

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Come to Visit my Resilient Home

Come to Visit my Resilient Home In a chaotic world, fragility comes at too high a cost. If you are fragile, chances are you may get badly hurt. If another financial crisis comes in, a crisis so huge the banking system might tank, how will you pay for your expenses with a credit card and […]

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Fractal Ethics

Fractal Ethics This article draws from my book Chaos: a User’s Guide, chapter “The evolution of our cultures and our social relationships.” This article is the ultimate part of the “transcendental trilogy.” The two other parts allowed me to dwell on the True and the Beautiful. These three heads are more than predicates applied to […]

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Beauty and the Fractal

Beauty and the Fractal This article draws from my book Chaos, a User’s Guide, chapter “Our Species Is Evolving: And You? (Beauty)”. Remember assisting Beauty and the Beast when you were a child? Or, perhaps, as an adult? I do remember the 1991 Disney version. My smaller siblings enjoyed it, and they were right. Not […]

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The Evolution of Consciousness with John Perkins

The Evolution of Consciousness with John Perkins Today, on the occasion of the Meltingpot Forum where both of us were invited to speak, I met with John Perkins. He is a famous bestselling author in the US, and the least I can say is that he’s a colorful character. Referring to himself as an “economic […]

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Change and Deception: the Future of Magic

Change and Deception: the Future of Magic My guest is a young Frenchman who defines himself as an offbeat magician. His passion for sleights of the hand led him to become, not only a professional illusionist, but a keynote speaker on familiar themes such as change and creativity. Watch the Interview (in French) Off the […]

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The Futurist Monk’s Clothes

Discover The Futurist Monk’s Clothes The science-fiction tales of old were obsessed with going to space. In the 1950s, sci-fi writers imagined those of our times living in spacecrafts, bent on conquering the Milky Way. Men and women of the 2000s were supposed to stroll in shiny synthetic space suits. However, as enthralling as it […]

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Further and Faster with Agility

Go Further and Faster with Agility and Luc Taesch If you are into IT, you must have heard at least every now and then of the Agile development method. If your work is about something else, agility may sound unfamiliar—and perhaps it will come to you shortly. Unless you take a proactive approach to find […]

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The Future of Mobility

The Future of Public and Private Transportation with Gabriel Plassat Today, I have the pleasure to introduce you to a long-standing personal friend. If you are into transportation, which is a rather huge and important topic in an interconnected world, read on! Watch the Interview (in French) From Smaller To Larger Systems As a student, then trainee, […]

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David Friml on the Future of AI

David Friml on the Future of AI David Friml is a young techy entrepreneur. He co-created a startup specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) with a bent towards automating tasks. I initially met with him to talk about the growth of machines and its effect on our jobs, but the encounter quickly shifted towards a more […]

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The Future of (Sustainable?) Plastics

The Future of Plastics with Jeannette Garcia I met with Jeannette Garcia in the aftermath of the Reaction Conference. This young lady is a living proof that, as the saying goes, value does not await the passing of years. Garcia makes a living as an engineer, a scientist, a researcher, has initiated a research program […]

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Philippe Joannis on Conscious Leadership

Philippe Joannis on Conscious Leadership In his own words, Philippe Joannis is “a magician gone wrong.” Fueled by a youthful passion for prestidigitation, he spent his teenage and young adulthood years performing sleights of hands for many audiences. Then, willing for a more “serious” professional life, Philippe had himself hired by Apple to take the […]

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Will Singularity Happen in 2217?

Will Singularity Happen in 2217? On José Díez Faixat’s Neo-Neodarwinist Theory of Evolution Future is a broad theme. Most of the time an attempt to get it means going through the prism of one particular field or set of trends. For example, I once focused on the integration of children to the workplace, our little […]

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The Future of Parapsychology

Mario Varvoglis and the Future of Parapsychology (or Psychophysics) Unlike most futurists, I not only focus on technology, singularity, IT and economy. I also focus on what could bring a Consciousness Singularity.Today I would like to share something a bit different—something that has been laughed at, derided, hastily lumped together with the numerous kooks who […]

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Marek Kempka on The Future of Shopping

Marek Kempka on The Future of Shopping Just like me or Gerd Leonhard, Marek Kempka is a futurist. He started by studying chemistry and is now Director Shopper Technology Europe with Nielsen. Watch the Interview From Chemistry to Big Data When Marek Kempka got out of a high school in the 1990s, he was not sure of what […]

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Gerd Leonhard on the Societal Impact of IoT

Gerd Leonhard on the Societal Impact of IoT Gerd Leonhard is a futurist, a lifelong familiar of IT, and a friend. He is one the the very few futurists that does not look at the future only through the technology aspects. And not unlike your humble servant, he tries to guess what the future holds […]

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How AI can Increase Empathy

Luis Miguel Samperio About Neurocinematics And Empathy I met Luis Miguel Samperio in Madrid. Before we dive in, let me make an important point: I made a number of interviews with very different individuals throughout the world, and yet this one may be the most interesting and inspiring I ever did. Watch the Interview From […]

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The Future Of Communication

How Will Public Relations Evolve In The Five Years To Come ? As a futurist, I spend much time thinking about what technologies have the higher potential growth. The Internet of things (IoT) is a prime example of this. Yet, beyond technology, subtler issues affect more and more people daily. One of these is what has […]

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Sam Yu and the challenges of The IoT

Sam Yu and the challenges for a Secure Internet of Things I met Sam Yu in Seoul. A native Korean, Sam moved to the United States at age 17. He studied at the State University of San José and at the prestigious Stanford University where he got a Master degree in Engineering Management. Back in […]

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Hope and Change Saved Shawn’s Life!

Shawn SH Suh: How Hope and Change Saved my life! I met Shawn SH Suh in Seoul for this interview. Shawn is an amazing social business entrepreneur. He tells us how “Hope and Change” saved is life and how he is now changing other people’s life for the better. Watch the interview:   From Suicidal […]

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Ahmed Elsheikha and the Future of Change

Ahmed Elsheikha and the Future of Change I met Ahmed Elsheikha in Cairo. He has an amazing personal history of successes and his views about the future of commerce, Egypt and Africa are very inspiring. He is dedicating his life to change. He is co-founder of Brimore, a very innovative business model to overcome the economical situation by […]

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Lisanne Buik, Quantum Innovation and the Future of Love

Lisanne Buik and the Future of Innovation, of Love and Relationships I met Lisanne Buik in Amsterdam. She has an amazing experience, sold her start-up and 25, travelled around the world and wrote a book about innovation! One of the most inspiring interview I made. And one of the longest 🙂 An embodied Futurist I live […]

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Adriaan Wagenaar Helps Companies with Kids

Adriaan Wagenaar Helps Companies with Kids! I met Adriaan Wagenaar in Amsterdam. With Open Minds Open World Adriaan is helping companies to find new ideas, new products, new services with the help of kids. For the benefit of the companies, the school and the kids. This is one of the most futurist ideas and projects I have ever […]

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Marcel Bullinga and the Robot Economy

Futurist Marcel Bullinga tells us about our future with Robots Marcel Bullinga is futurist based in Netherland. At the early stage of internet he had 2 out of 20 first websites in Netherland. He is now passionate about the impact of robots on our future. It’s Fun to be a Futurist these Days! it’s fun to […]

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Benjamin Butler and the Emerging Future

Benjamin Butler and the Emerging Future Benjamin Butler is a futurist, a friend an the founder of the Emerging Future Institute Benjamin shares with us his ruling about our near, and not so near future From the financial World to the Future I was born in the UK, educated in London. I had a career in […]

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Surviving The Tech Storm

Nicklas Bergman on Surviving The Tech Storm Nicklas Bergman is a futurist based in Stockholm. He is the author of the book Surviving the Tech Storm and he tells us about te main technologies trends… and hypes. He also gives us advice for our children. Who is Nicklas? My story is that, I wanted to […]

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A Futurist View on Brexit

A futurist view on Brexit I was in Taipei, Taiwan, when the result for Brexit was announced In June 2016. When I look today at the Brexit, the UK referendum’s result, there are several ways to talk about it. There are at least two ways. The first one is I can talk about it as […]

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Dominika Brodowicz and The Future of Cities

Dominika Brodowicz and The Future of Cities Dominika is a futurist. She is working on the future of cities for the Warsaw School of Economics. In her interview, she gives amazing insights about the future cities and her work on Eco innovations and Smart Cities. For her, the biggest trends are: Sharing Economy Transportation Affordable housing […]

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