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27th March 2020

#AskAFuturist: Will we ever have flying cars?

Will we ever be able to zoom through the skies in our own flying car like George Jetson? Not any time soon, but there are flying taxi services coming.

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19th March 2020

The self-preservation society

What connects Brexit, Coronavirus, Ayn Rand and air pollution? All tell us something about our instincts for self-preservation.

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13th March 2020

How I can help you if your event is cancelled due to coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is shutting down events around the world. Not everyone will be able to postpone. So what can you do instead?

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12th March 2020

How Coronavirus will change our lives

The effects of coronavirus on life, work and culture will depend in many ways how long the pandemic persists. Will it be weeks or months?

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5th March 2020

#AskAFuturist: What is the future of the high street?

What is the future of the high street? The first step to building tomorrow’s high street is accepting that the one we know is dead and gone.

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25th February 2020

The future of consumer credit

Our attitudes to debt are changing, while technology eases our access to borrowing. What is the future of consumer credit in a low-friction world?

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21st February 2020

#AskAFuturist: The future of privacy

In response to my #AskAFuturist request, Franck Nijhof asked about the future of privacy. What will be left of our privacy in 50 years?

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18th February 2020

Extended adolescence

Are kids growing up to fast? Or do we now get to live an extended adolescence, aware of the adult world early but not hitting its markers until later?

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14th February 2020

Report: Cars of the Future, with Autotrader

Today, we’re releasing the report I’ve been working on with Autotrader on the car of the future.

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The Next Big Thing(s)

What is 5G for? What replaces the smartphone? What is the next big thing? Perhaps these questions don’t have singular ansswers.

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Tom Cheesewright