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1 Dec 2022

Gas is the new gold

When Cemvita first coined the term ‘gold hydrogen’ in 2022, we thought it was a bit of a gimmick, a...

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Gas is the new gold

When Cemvita first coined the term ‘gold hydrogen’ in 2022, we thought it was a bit of a gimmick, a...

Five global mega-forces shaping the future

As Google Founder, Larry Page, once said when considering why so many companies failed over time, “it’s usually just that...

Podcast: Future of Work blind spots that will stop you being 2032-ready | Anton Musgrave

In Part 3 of this 3 part series, Futureworld Guru Anton Musgrave, continues his discussion with Claire Haidar and and Doug Foulkes on the future of work, looking at hurdles companies need to navigate today, to prepare them for the future.

Mining the lucrative Moon

When President Donald Trump signed the executive order in April 2020, encouraging US companies to mine the Moon, it’s unlikely he had any sense of the magnitude of the machine he set in motion. Fast forward 12 years and moon mining is not only feasible, it’s a reality. Shortly after...

Podcast: Today's signals that may influence the workplace of the future in 2032 | Anton Musgrave

In Part 2 of this 3 part series, Futureworld Guru Anton Musgrave, continues his discussion with Claire Haidar and and Doug Foulkes on the future of work.

Boosting your brain’s bandwidth

Artificial synapses pave the way to boost brain bandwidth for superhuman intelligence

Printing a Michelin Star

Up-and-coming international chef, Felix Beaux, has opened a new pop-up restaurant featuring 3D printed food

The secret to electric car success

As is so often the case, the least visible part of an innovative product can be the most important, when...

Gas is the new gold

When Cemvita first coined the term ‘gold hydrogen’ in 2022, we thought it was a bit of a gimmick, a...

Five global mega-forces shaping the future

As Google Founder, Larry Page, once said when considering why so many companies failed over time, “it’s usually just that...

Podcast: Future of Work blind spots that will stop you being 2032-ready | Anton Musgrave

In Part 3 of this 3 part series, Futureworld Guru Anton Musgrave, continues his discussion with Claire Haidar and and Doug Foulkes on the future of work, looking at hurdles companies need to navigate today, to prepare them for the future.

Mining the lucrative Moon

When President Donald Trump signed the executive order in April 2020, encouraging US companies to mine the Moon, it’s unlikely...

Podcast: Today's signals that may influence the workplace of the future in 2032 | Anton Musgrave

In Part 2 of this 3 part series, Futureworld Guru Anton Musgrave, continues his discussion with Claire Haidar and and Doug Foulkes on the future of work.

Boosting your brain’s bandwidth

Artificial synapses pave the way to boost brain bandwidth for superhuman intelligence

Printing a Michelin Star

Up-and-coming international chef, Felix Beaux, has opened a new pop-up restaurant featuring 3D printed food

The secret to electric car success

As is so often the case, the least visible part of an innovative product can be the most important, when...

Drug smugglers go high-tech

Drug smuggling cartels embrace the biotech future of pharma to avoid the law

Meet your Customer of the Future

Customers have more power today than ever before. Through the Coronavirus pandemic, we saw rapid shifts in the world of...

Podcast: Looking at the future of work through the eyes of a Futurist, Part 1

In Part 1 of this 3 part series, Futureworld Guru, Anton Musgrave, joins Claire Haidar and and Doug Foulkes on their podcast, Chaos and Rocketfuel, to discuss the future of work.

Digital Rockstar tops the charts

Who needs a singer or a songwriter when a computer can become the first digital rockstar to sweep the Grammys?

Artificial Intelligence isn’t going to replace us, it already has!

The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) was first coined in 1956, but the field of AI has seen a resurgence in...

The nanny robot stole my baby

Childcare robot removes child from house, claiming it can do a better job than parents

Digital banks defy DeFi

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, has come a long way since bitcoin and Ethereum started the crypto revolution. DeFi now has...

Innovation and the S&P 500

Innovation is key to success in a world of disruption. As Louis Geeringh, Futureworld International Chairman, said in a recent article...

Cashing in on failed startups

BioHack founder builds billion-dollar biotech salvage business from failed startups

Is energy storage accessibility blocking our decarbonization ambitions?

Transitioning to renewable energy is high on the global agenda but doing so will require widely available energy storage technologies. Grant Ralph looks at the challenges and opportunities for the renewable energy sector.

La Nina Cuatro tops $2 trillion

Weather-disaster losses rock the global economy as fourth La Nina strikes

Open house for thieves

Server glitch causes thousands of smart homes to unlock simultaneously