Rather than rushing out with a perspective early on in the pandemic that I’d later regret, I decided to wait and see how things shaped up. Finally, in late October 2020, I had a chance to reflect in Nautilus (article)…
As part of a larger effort to reset the global conversation about technology platforms and power, we developed a set of three scenarios that explore how consumer cooperatives, maker collectives, and national postal systems can rewrite the future of last mile delivery systems as a tool for wealth development rather than wealth extraction.
For decades we have tried to build a car that will drive itself. Anthony M. Townsend’s Ghost Road argues convincingly that the driverless car is a red herring. When self-driving technology infects buses, bikes, delivery vans, and even buildings, a wild, woollier, future awaits.
The world's cities have had a look at the future of automated vehicles. What have they seen?
The oceans are at once an exploited and under-developed resource, a mysterious territory put to use with the most primitive of technologies. As part of our growing partnership with Boston-based bluetech startup platform SeaAhead, we worked with the University of…
Does "strategic retreat" make more sense than defending coastal cities from rising seas?
Urban futures take shape as a deck of tarot cards, letting stakeholders build their own insights on what's to come.
From 2009, a spot-on view of the future of the workplace in 2020.