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 23 February 2023.
Purpose anxiety, seaweed, soil, Sadhguru, the Tesla of housing, the future of education, Benedict Evans, Aidan McCullen, a bio-engineered houseplant, teaching AI how to sleep and freshwater shortage in 2030.
Tip. Follow Sadhguru, Benedict Evans and Aidan McCullen. Who else would you suggest?
Purpose Anxiety: The Fear of not Knowing your Purpose in Life
The quest to move beyond mere survival to a life of significance, which should in theory provide us with increased clarity and motivation, can unfortunately become a source of stress
World’s first commercial-scale seaweed farm located between offshore wind turbines
Seaweed is an opportunity hotspot.
Want to jumpstart habitat restoration? Try a soil transplant.
Follow Sadhguru. Eighty-seven percent of life forms on this planet – microbes, worms, insects, birds, animals, human beings, plants, trees and every other vegetation on the planet is sustained by an average of thirty-nine inches of topsoil. And that is in grave danger right now.
This 3D Printed Community Is Printing One House per Week for a Year
Will 3D printed homes really become the “Teslas of housing”?
Three innovations for the future of education
Early intervention, programmable robots and mobile.
The new gatekeepers
Every year, Benedict Evans produces a big presentation exploring macro and strategic trends in the tech industry. This year, ‘The New Gatekeepers’.
Rank Growth or Sustainable Growth
Follow Aidan McCullen. Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
A bioengineered houseplant will clean your air — for $179
Programmable biology. What are the possibilities?
Sleep helps AI models learn new things without forgetting old ones
Your body needs sleep to rest. But your brain isn’t resting when you are. It’s doing many things as you slumber, including sorting through recent experiences. This boosts your ability to learn and remember. It now turns out the same strategy can help computer brains.
Is Earth Running Out of Freshwater?
By 2030, the global demand for freshwater will exceed supply by 40%. That is one of the reasons I am involved in Smartflow. See https://www.mysmartflow.uk/