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  • Fast Forward

    Fast Forward: How Customers Buy

    …and why they don’t. In this edition of FastForward, Martyn Lewis talks with us about one of the biggest challenges that businesses face today: understanding the buying behavior of their customers. In an online, always-on, [...]
  • Accelerating Tech

    Relentless Improvement

    How do we get to the future we want? So far we have discussed Outrageous Optimism and Audacious Action, which together can bring about disruptive change. But what about incremental change? Wouldn’t that be better, [...]
  • Accelerating Tech

    Audacious Action

    In our recent show about Outrageous Optimism https://youtu.be/R91LqaxqfpI, we discussed how one bold idea — one outrageously optimistic idea — may do more to end suffering from disease than anything that’s come before. We begin [...]
  • Exploring Possibilities

    Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World

    A Very Human Future, Part 3 Futurist Steve Wells concludes his conversation with Phil and Stephen about his new book, A Very Human Future. Steve is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and COO of Fast [...]
  • Exploring Possibilities

    People, Jobs, Capability

    A Very Human Future, Part 2 Futurist Steve Wells continues his conversation with Phil and Stephen about his new book, A Very Human Future. Steve is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and COO of Fast [...]
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Bursts of Possibility

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A Very Human Future, Part 1 Futurist Steve Wells continues his conversation with Phil and Stephen about his new book, A Very Human Future. Steve is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and COO of Fast [...]
  • Flat Earth — Are People Getting Dumber?

    Are more people subscribing to the idea that the Earth is flat? How does flat Earth relate to other conspiracies: 9/11 Lizardoid aliens controlling the earth Mandela Effect Have these all been enabled by the [...]
  • When Everybody Is Super

    Thoughts on the Incredibles and the Incredibles 2: do these movies value being “naturally” super over technological advancement? The Incredibles movies have a weird relationship with technology But there’s another, subtler thread running through the [...]
  • Reopening the Web

    Does the Web ned reopening? Let’s start with one more thought from Survival of the Richest: Of course, it wasn’t always this way. There was a brief moment, in the early 1990s, when the digital [...]
  • Save the Billionaires!

    A futurist thinks he’s speaking at a conference only to realize that he’s been asked to advise a secret meeting of billionaires. Survival of the Richest They are looking for ways to pretoct themselves fro [...]
  • Aliens and Uncertainty

    Here’s a case in point on radical uncertainty. Do we believe this? Are we alone? The question is worthy of serious scientific study Declassified information from covert studies is interesting, but not scientifically helpful. This [...]
  • The Declaration of WTF

    First, or course, comes the Declaration of Independence Then we had the Declaration of Singularity. The came the Declaration of Amazing. But maybe we’ve been doing our Declarations wrong. Are we putting the cart before [...]
  • Mysteries, Paradoxes, and Uncertainty

    Mysteries abound. Why does the word behave the way it does? Social Media — technology that should be making us happier and connecting us is making us miserable and driving us apart. What gives? More [...]