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31 Jan 2023

Provocative Scenarios 2023

With recent advances in medical technology, space exploration, logistics, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and 3D printing, our latest provocative scenarios examine what might happen in the coming years.

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Provocative Scenarios 2023

With recent advances in medical technology, space exploration, logistics, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and 3D printing, our latest provocative scenarios examine what might happen in the coming years.

The Line: The future of work and play

The first tenants have officially moved into The Line, the futuristic development at the heart of the Neom smart city...

Electric cars leave gas guzzlers in the dust as AI takes the wheel

For the first time in history, electric cars have outsold combustion vehicles in the United States in the previous quarter,...

Who is really doing your job?

In a revealing study published today, scientists have discovered that the average worker is only doing about 40% of their job, with most tasks being completed by free AI services. This news has sent shockwaves through the workforce, with many questioning their worth and value in the job market. According...

EU makes My Carbon app mandatory for all citizens

In an historic move, the European Union has announced that all citizens will be required to subscribe to the My...

Mind-controlled Tesla for the New Year

It’s 2027 and Elon Musk has made headlines once again with his latest innovation: the Cybertruck 2. But this time,...

All you want for Christmas

When Harry Zediki woke up on Christmas morning, he got more than he expected – and not in a good way....

Cartel kingpins seek clemency

In October this year, Interpol scored a massive win in the war on drugs, securing a conviction against the Toros...

Provocative Scenarios 2023

With recent advances in medical technology, space exploration, logistics, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and 3D printing, our latest provocative scenarios examine what might happen in the coming years.

The Line: The future of work and play

The first tenants have officially moved into The Line, the futuristic development at the heart of the Neom smart city...

Electric cars leave gas guzzlers in the dust as AI takes the wheel

For the first time in history, electric cars have outsold combustion vehicles in the United States in the previous quarter,...

Who is really doing your job?

In a revealing study published today, scientists have discovered that the average worker is only doing about 40% of their...

EU makes My Carbon app mandatory for all citizens

In an historic move, the European Union has announced that all citizens will be required to subscribe to the My...

Mind-controlled Tesla for the New Year

It’s 2027 and Elon Musk has made headlines once again with his latest innovation: the Cybertruck 2. But this time,...

All you want for Christmas

When Harry Zediki woke up on Christmas morning, he got more than he expected – and not in a good way....

Cartel kingpins seek clemency

In October this year, Interpol scored a massive win in the war on drugs, securing a conviction against the Toros...

Black Swans and Weak Signals: Headlines from 2022 that will change our future

2022 was a year for the books. We reflect on some of the most notable events that will change the future.

Let AI be the Judge

Yesterday’s announcement by hallowed law firm Samwell Booth Collander (SBC) shook the US legal community to its core. Judge D,...

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...