If you want to become more anticipatory, buy yourself the time to respond, develop your change muscle, and increase the quality of your strategy development, here are the scenario prompts for 14 April 2023. If you want to develop your own scenario prompts, go here.
Plastic, manufacturing, logistics, brain mapping, Steve Jobs, Roblox, octopus, ageing, printing houses and a robot masseuse.
Have a great weekend.
Three ways to solve the plastics pollution crisis
Researchers are studying how more-sophisticated policies, smarter recycling and new materials could stem the tide of waste.
The future of manufacturing is now: Four trends shaping the industry
Connected workforce, supply lines, intelligent engineering, industrial metaverse and sustainability.
10 trends that are shaping the future of logistics
Digitisation, AI, IoT, data mining, cloud, robotics, also mile, blockchain, drone and green.
Scientists complete first map of an insect brain
Think exponential. How long before we can map the human brain?
Steve Jobs’ Legacy for Builders
The future belongs to the humanities
Roblox and Its Generative AI: How Game Creation, and the Metaverse, May Be Changing
Taking a lesson in evolutionary adaptation from octopus, squid
Two new studies describe path of divergent sensing capabilities, tracking lineage from common ancestral neurons. Read https://www.ronimmink.com/beyond-human-intelligence/
Ageing studies in five animals suggest how to reverse decline
Ageing seems to affect cellular processes in the same way across five very different kinds of life — humans, fruit flies, rats, mice and worm
A 3D-printing company is preparing to build on the lunar surface. But first, a moonshot at home
Initiative 99 seeks submissions for homes that can be 3D-printed for $99,000 or less. Think exponential. How soon will we building houses for $99.
Fully robotic masseur could make massages more cost-effective
Thanks to a world-class force sensitivity of 0.03 newtons, 3D computer vision integration, and a proprietary AI system, the masseur can automatically adjust itself, so it always provides an optimum massage experience.