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 scenarios prompts for 22 February 2023.
Printing batteries, sustainability, impact investing, low code and AI, getting fined for greenwashing, GPS tag darts, nuclear fusion, sextech, killerbots and AI power gene editing
Consider when technology abstraction eventually means that everyone can play LEGO with technologies (and combine them). Citizen development on steroids.
This startup can 3D print a battery into any shape you want
The technique, which prints using thin layers of powder, can change what the batteries look like—imagine an e-bike battery that curves to fit the frame of a bike, or a cellphone battery that’s shaped to fill every gap around the circuit board, making the phone last longer before it needs another charge.
How Impact Investing Applies to Venture Capital
The problem with shareholder primacy is that it incentivizes short-term gains by sacrificing long-term value creation. That is no longer feasible.
8 future sustainability trends for industry
Integration, transparency, foundational, metrics, data, if not when and a business opportunity.
How Will Low-Code and AI Coexist?
The democratisation of AI with low-code
South Korea to fine firms for greenwashing
Regulation is hard trend.
Oak Brook police say GPS tag darts can eliminate need for dangerous high-speed chases
What other applications are there?
The Radical Promise of Nuclear Fusion
Does size really matter? $80bn sextech market still too taboo for VCs
Society is changing its attitude towards sex, but investors haven’t got the memo
Lessons From Ukraine Are Escalating Research Into Developing Killer Robots
Weaponized artificial intelligence is the future of warfare.
A new AI-powered gene-editing technique could be set to replace CRISPR
Another example of technology abstraction?