The Pandemic Home Hotline: Domestic Violence under lockdown

As part of a Pandemic Home project, we have developed three scenarios around three fictional patient personas. The scenarios have been turned into audio dialogues, simulating the dramatic conversation between individuals in distress at their home and mental health hotline responders. Listen here: Domestic Violence under Lockdown (The Pandemic Home Hotline) “Veronica is 42 years old.Continue reading “The Pandemic Home Hotline: Domestic Violence under lockdown”

The Importance of Future-proofing your Business

How can corporate leaders and entrepreneurs use foresight technics and include futurists in their team to future-proof their business? Discover the futurist profession and its many applications in the business world! With Lea Scher, Co-founder at Future Agency, Futurist Sylvia Gallusser introduces the Strategic Foresight methodology and discusses the urge for businesses to engage inContinue reading “The Importance of Future-proofing your Business”

The Pandemic Home Hotline: Aging in Place in times of COVID

As part of a Pandemic Home project, we have developed three scenarios around three fictional patient personas. The scenarios have been turned into audio dialogues, simulating the dramatic conversation between individuals in distress at their home and mental health hotline responders. Listen here: Aging in Place in times of COVID (The Pandemic Home Hotline) “Mary AnnContinue reading “The Pandemic Home Hotline: Aging in Place in times of COVID”

The Pandemic Home Hotline: Contamination Anxiety

As part of a Pandemic Home project, we have developed three scenarios around three fictional patient personas. The scenarios have been turned into audio dialogues, simulating the dramatic conversation between individuals in distress at their home and mental health hotline responders. Listen here: Contamination Anxiety (The Pandemic Home Hotline) “David is 34 years of ageContinue reading “The Pandemic Home Hotline: Contamination Anxiety”

Speculative Optimism: Being a Centenarian

Just sharing one of my Flashes from the Future. I love to explore the many dimensions of well-aging as an holistic approach, based on Physical exercise, Mental exercise, Connection to nature, Art therapy, Social interaction, Community bonding, Work/feeling useful, Intergenerational activities, Spiritual openness, Meditation/mindfulness, etc. All this being available to most of us, even beforeContinue reading “Speculative Optimism: Being a Centenarian”

Growth, Collapse, Constraint, and Transform

In the Episode #16 Part 1 of Future Hacker, our Silicon Humanism Founder Sylvia Gallusser addresses the following topics: Becoming a foresight practitioner and developing a futurist mindset; The impact of the pandemic on the next generation, social inequalities, and mental health issues; The future of work, key success factors for remote work, and theContinue reading “Growth, Collapse, Constraint, and Transform”

The Lone Leader

This text is a fiction piece addressing the topic “Emergent Leadership in the Wake of a Pandemic” and focusing on defining one’s identity as a leader in the new paradigm. The fiction illustrates what it is like to be an entitled leader and still feel lonely and useless, as remote work has overly exposed usContinue reading “The Lone Leader”

Generation Zoom children learning about their roots

This text is an excerpt from the Chapter “The Generation Zoom Classroom” published in the book “Aftershocks & Opportunities: Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future” by Fast Future Publishing. If you enjoy the text, feel free to read the full chapter and the entire collection of chapters, available on Fast Future Publishing’s store and on Amazon.Continue reading “Generation Zoom children learning about their roots”

The Future of Dating: Redefining Chemistry

This one is a small Future Fiction piece. Enjoy! Paris May 23rd 2023 She put the phone to her ear, called out “Hello?” louder than she had originally intended, paused, followed up with a “Yes, this is she…” with a slightly lower pitch – hoping it was the volume expected from someone taking a realContinue reading “The Future of Dating: Redefining Chemistry”

Sponsored Food Trucks & Free Food For All!

Every day at noon, Lenna walks down the street to have lunch. She meets with her friends Amelie (Uber freight driver) and Sam (VR game developer) at the closest AdStar food truck.  They’ve checked on the maps through the AdStar app where today’s food trucks are located – at the corner, there is one IndianContinue reading “Sponsored Food Trucks & Free Food For All!”

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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