Scenario prompts are the first step of strategy development. Topics to consider are Godbots, technology commercialisation, moonshots, carbon capture, slime, cellular agriculture, technology abstraction, future proofing, 16 min an hour, self-reproducing automata and societal signals.
Combine societal signals with future proofing. What is the potential impact on your business? Also see https://www.ronimmink.com/perception-pioneer/
AI Jesus? experts question wisdom of godbots
Researchers raise concerns about giving moral authority to artificial intelligence, specifically “godbots.”
Who Can Commercialize New Technologies?
As asymmetry and exponentials are becoming better understood, it’s likely that there will be far more volatility—and opportunity—for founders.
When Your Moon Shots Don’t Take Off
How science fiction and other unconventional tools can fire the imagination and lead to breakthrough growth
Climate tech startup, with $11 million in funding, seeks to channel the human lung
We have just started our carbon accelerator. More details here https://cdr-climaccelerator.com/
Slime that can save lives
Meet the futuristic, self-healing slime robot that can protect, heal, and assist in medical procedures.
New food technologies could release 80% of the world’s farmland back to nature
Cellular agriculture involves growing animal products from real animal cells, rather than growing actual animals.
AI and the future of design: What will the designer of 2025 look like?
From creators to curators. Another example of technology abstraction.
How to Approach Consumer Trends and Future-Proof Your Business
Drivers, metatrends, industry trends, manifestation and inspiration.
Climate crisis costing $16m an hour in extreme weather damage, study estimates
The average costs are $140bn (£115bn) a year from 2000 to 2019, although the figure varies significantly from year to year. The latest data shows $280bn in costs in 2022
The Quest for Self-Reproducing Automata: Old and New Ideas
The concept of self-reproducing automata envisioned by John von Neumann in 1948 heralded a paradigm where machines could mimic biological self-reproduction
Societal Signals Are Flashing
Although much attention is paid to advancements in science and technology, signals across society, geopolitics, economy and environment are converging.