Ed Gillespie The Futurenaut

Ed Gillespie the Futurenaut I had a chance to interview Ed Gillespie and ask him about his new project with Mark Stevenson: The Futurenauts. I also asked him the 3 things you can do to make a better world 🙂 Ed, Who are You? For the last 15 years I’ve been working with Futerra, a company […]

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Chaos, our new environment

Chaos, our new environment I had the chance to be interviewed by the European Think Tank LEAP. Here is the interview. It’s a good summary of how I see the world evolving in the future (3 minutes read). Make sure you read the other articles on LEAP website. Really great material 🙂 They also publish GEAB, […]

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Why I (almost) don’t Believe in Polls

Why I (almost) don’t Believe in Polls Some people affirm unhesitatingly today that we are governed by polls. And others ask why polls were so wrong about Brexit or Trump… Why polls anyway? So are polls truly able to foresee the results of elections? Can they really tell us what a given population thinks? Even […]

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Jon Barnes

The Future of Democracy

What if Internet was invented before Democracy? Jon Barnes tells us about the future of democracy. He is the founder of Democracy Squared project. This is a project to explore, package and prototype what exactly might look like a new form of democracy (or democracies?) The end of democracy as we know it? Jon asks […]

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Smart City Guru Tells us About the Future of our Cities

Pablo VIEJO GARCIA, the Smart City guru tells us about the future of our cities. After working in Spain, Germany and France, Pablo has been working in the recent years on a project with Singapore government and he tells us some incredible insights about the future of big cities. He shows us how new technologies […]

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Decision in chaotic and uncertain times

A tool for deciding in chaotic and uncertain times : Rapid Due Diligence I had the great opportunity to spend some time with Wilson Fyffe during my last visit in Singapore. Wilson is a futurist and has developed a very interesting tool to make decisions in chaotic times. He calls it Rapid Due Diligence. This tool […]

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Could the Universe and Consciousness be Fractals?

Could the universe and consciousness be fractals? In my wildest thoughts and being influenced by my vision of a chaotic and fractal world, I sometime  wonder if consciousness and the universe are not fractals. I believe this is also influenced by all the time I spent is Asia combined with my western background 🙂 For […]

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chaos theory

Why is Chaos Theory Important for You?

Do you have the right lenses? Japanese automobiles began flooding American roads at the beginning of the 1980s. It reached such a point that the all-powerful American car manufacturers got jittery. Japanese cars were often better-equipped, more economical to run and above all much cheaper for the buyer. When this situation started becoming seriously worrisome […]

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Claus Kjeldsen about the Future of a Chaotic World

Claus Kjeldsen Talks about the Future of a Chaotic World Claus Kjeldsen, CEO & Futurist of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, talks about “Chaos, a User’s Guide” by Bruno Marion, about the future of the world, and about chaos in his own life. You can download Chaos, a User’s guide here.

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reinventing organization

The best management book?

Reinventing Organizations I just finished one of the greatest management book I ever read. This is actually the book I would have loved to write after my own Chaos, a User’ guide! I would even argue that Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organizations is the best management book of today. Frederic made an amazing job at collecting […]

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Fractals for Dummies

The gifts of chaos Chaos theories offer us 3 totally new and innovative tools. These 3 tools are: The strange attractor The Butterfly Effect Fractal images Let’s have a look at fractal images 🙂 Fractals for Dummies Fractals are stunning. You may have seen one of these videos of a structure within a structure within […]

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Make Chaos Your friend

Pay as you feel right I’ve chosen to make the book available online, without a pay wall. It’s an experiment in abundance where I trust that when I give, I will also receive. (if you prefer, you can also buy Chaos, a User’s Guide at the fixed price of $8.35, or order a paper copy) […]

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Living Cell

Living Together: What Can We Learn from Nature?

Living in a chaotic world: nature has been doing it for ever! Life has been able to adapt for millenniums in order to survive, grow and evolve in environments that are naturally turbulent and chaotic. Let us then observe the principal characteristics of each basic element of life that has made such an achievement possible: […]

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The World We Want to Build!

The world according to Huntington… and the world we want to build! A few years ago, Samuel Huntington wrote a highly successful book The Clash of Civilizations. This success redoubled post-9/11 (2001) by popularizing the presumed conflict between the Muslim and the Western world. Huntington explains in his book that the world is divided into […]

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Truth, Good and Beauty in Japanese Archery

Truth, good and beauty in Japanese archery In the Japanese art of archery, Kyudo, the principal objectives of this traditional teaching are: virtue (善, zen), beauty (美, bi) and truth (真, shin). Virtue Virtue implies good, goodness. To be in a state of equanimity in the face of any event, to be detached from feelings […]

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Jean Francois Noubel TEDx

Jean-François Noubel tells it better

My dear friend Jean-François Noubel, leading researcher and author on Collective Intelligence, co-founder of AOL France, martial arts specialist, founder of the Collective Intelligence Institute… and one of the greatest human being I met, wrote an article about my own research and latest book “Chaos, a user’s guide” on his website. By the way his […]

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in transition

In Transition Projects: Order Emerging from Chaos!

In transition projects: order emerging from chaos! I get very excited by transition projects. They offer many answers for a sustainable development in our communities. I love how they are efficient, realistic and most important great fun. I really see these project as order emerging from chaos. If you don’t know about transition projects and […]

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Get the book

In this brilliant and provocative book, covering everything from personal relationships to energy supply to the way we teach our kids, Bruno Marion looks beneath the surface of the seemingly nonsensical events of our lives and unveils hidden patterns based on Chaos Theory and fractal images. Through this innovative lens, he offers us a radical […]

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A new World Ethic?

Western ethics = guilt Ethics are a very important aspect of cultures and they strongly influence our way of living together. Every culture has its own ethic and today these ethics are clashing increasingly in a turbulent and chaotic manner. Western ethics is essentially based on the relation to good and evil which leads us […]

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The Search for the True Being

The lost being? We saw in a previous article that we went from a single identity to multiple ones that change ever more quickly. And paradoxically, while these multiple, fractal identities appear, we seek for authenticity in the other. So how should we be multiple and authentic at the same time? Who is authentic? It […]

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identity crisis

Fractal Identities, who am I?

Towards a general burn-out? I recently met a very dear friend who frequently complained to me that she suffered because of the hugely discomforting disparity between her personal values and those imposed by her daily professional life. But like many, she had learnt to ‘live with it’ and got used to it. I heard recently […]

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Collapse or Breakthrough?

Collapse or Breakthrough? Isaac Asimov, the visionary science-fiction writer, recounts in one of his short stories the narrative of a people that from generation to generation, from civilization to civilization, ask a gigantic computer: “Will we be capable one day of beating the second principle of thermodynamics?”  And for generations on end, for centuries after […]

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Kevin’s Life, the new Family?

The grand-parents John and Mary are 70 and 71 today. They have two children: their son Mark, who is 43 today and their daughter Sophia who is 39. John was born in a small town near Cincinati. It is in this town that he went to school. Then he started working in a factory in […]

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