No-tech-land: Remains of the human nature

“Man is by nature a social animal” – Aristotle, Politics. I have been a pessimist for quite a while, running countless catastrophic scenarios in my head about the end of our species in a not-so-distant future. I might have been a little too much influenced by Matrix or Terminator-like prophecies. Or maybe just by ourContinue reading “No-tech-land: Remains of the human nature”

Futures Thinking, Family Therapy

“A robust forecast is a collective endeavor; it’s very much a product of collective intelligence.”  – Marina Gorbis There is no doubt, Futures thinking can help on many levels with immense outputs: A tech company anticipating the consequences of more consumers using its new products  A city government incorporating climate change and social impact inContinue reading “Futures Thinking, Family Therapy”

Becoming a Futurist

“In dealing with the future, it is far more important to be imaginative than to be right.” – Alvin Toffler, Future Shock.  So will you believe it? I’ve turned the corner and put my job on hold as a co-founder of a cool startup (great team and fun business, but definitely a feeling of déjà-vu)Continue reading “Becoming a Futurist”

Through the Looking Glass

“So many choices, you end up not knowing which one you want.” — Hang the DJ, Black Mirror Did I already tell you that I’m going through a Netflix binge-watching fad? Well, I probably haven’t told you yet how I am actually going through a deeper existential crisis, as lately I have been falling asleepContinue reading “Through the Looking Glass”

Fit for the Future

“The future is dark, which on the whole, is the best thing the future can be, I think.” – Virginia Wolf, writer Once a year, my husband and I subscribe to a free 30-day Netflix trial. We love discovering the latest shows and keeping up-to-date with our favorites, as latest seasons are rarely available inContinue reading “Fit for the Future”

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