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29th May 2020

Will Strictly go on forever? #AskAFuturist

How long will our love affair last with the glitzy record breaking show, Strictly Come Dancing? When will it be replaced in our affections – and by what?

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19th May 2020

What will the future world be built from? #AskAFuturist

What are the materials from which we will build tomorrow’s world? Will it be graphene, or borophene, or materials we have yet to discover?

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14th May 2020

Your next new car might be a new brand, and a new shape

Your next new car might not look like your old one. And it might come from a brand you’ve never heard of. What will you be driving in the future?

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30th April 2020

Will nuclear energy replace fossil fuels? #AskAFuturist

In the latest episode in my #AskAFuturist series, Tim Panton asks: “Will nuclear energy replace fossil fuels? If so, will it be fission or fusion?”

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23rd April 2020

Will fake meat overtake real meat in the next fifty years? #AskAFuturist

“Had my first ‘fake’ meat burger today Tom – how realistic is it that it’ll overtake real meat consumption in the next 50 years?”

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14th April 2020

COVID-19: When we rebuild, we need a new blueprint

The pandemic has highlighted issues with both public & private sector organisations. When we rebuild, we need to do better. This is the new blueprint.

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8th April 2020

#AskAFuturist: What have you been most wrong about in the past?

James Saye asked, “What have you been most wrong about in the past?” Answer? Lots, but always for the same reason: I got ‘what’ right but ‘when’ wrong.

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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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Tom Cheesewright