The Content House: How to Make Friends and Influence People … From Home

By Alexandra Whittington, Partner at Supertrends Institute  This article is an excerpt from a report by Partners in Foresight, The Home of the 2020s: Scenarios for How We Might Live in the Post-Pandemic Future.   A “collab house” or “content house” is a house where social media influencers live while creating shareable digital content. It…

Digital Identity is already here, it’s just unevenly distributed

By Tracey Follows, partner at Supertrends Institute In 2015 the United Nations committed itself to achieving seventeen sustainable development goals by 2030. The sixteenth of those goals relates to justice and, more specifically, clause 16.9 commits nations to ‘provide legal identity for all’. This is an important goal and we should remember that over one…

AI vs. the Future: Three Scenarios for the Post-Pandemic Future

By Alexandra Whittington, Partner at Supertrends Institute Introduction A dramatic game of Go, the match between Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) AlphaGo and the human world champion Lee Sedol in early 2016, captivated the public. Like Kasparov playing chess against Big Blue in 1997, this was a literal game-changer. Why do humans compete against computers at…