Humans & Technology

Human Digital Twins – Is this the Future of Humanity? By Tim Cole

By Tim Cole Digital twins are quickly bringing us closer to better modeling and stress testing factories and supply chains to achieve higher levels of resilience. But there is one factor that is usually ignored: people! Digital twins are much more than CAD images. They contain and respond to data inputs, transitioning from one state […]

From Doom & Gloom to Optimism & Hope: By William E. Halal

From Doom & Gloom to Optimism & Hope, by William E. Halal, (PhD); The TechCast Project and George Washington University. Gerd adds: Bill is a like-minded thinker, friend and fellow futurist, based in Washington DC. Check out his latest must-read book ‘Beyond Knowledge‘, and the video / live-stream event we did together last year. TechCast Research takes on the deadening […]

Good Future Female Members & Supporters Meeting Summary – 12-12-22

Hi there fellow Good Future Females! We are so glad to have held our first Good Future Females meeting! Here is a summary of the key points that we discussed. Key themes: As women, we care very deeply about people, about communities, societies and the future generations. Education was the core topic of our discussion. […]

A conversation with Gerd Leonhard and Mathias Sundin – Warp Institute

Mathias runs Warp News “If someone said ”you are worthless” several times a day, how would it affect you? It would probably make you feel pretty lousy. Now think of the news media that you and everyone else consume. How do the constant negative headlines affect your perception of reality? Most people have a […]

A conversation with Gerd Leonhard and Brenda Cooper – SciFi Writer

A moving conversation on optimism, climate change, science fiction and of course — the good future ! Brenda Cooper writes science fiction, fantasy, and the occasional poem. She also works in technology and writes and talks about the future. She has won multiple regional writing awards and her stories have often appeared in Year’s Best […]

Human-Like Chatbot ChatGPT Says We Should Prepare for the Impact of AI

The program, called ChatGPT, is more advanced than any other chatbot available for public interaction, and many observers say it represents a step change in the industry. “Talking” to it can feel bewitching. The app can do party tricks (one viral tweet shows it convincingly delivering a biblical verse “explaining how to remove a peanut butter sandwich […]

Mistrusting the Future makes it very hard to give up the past & the present – By Gerd Leonhard

In this short video I address a key challenge that often surfaces in my work with clients: the fear of the future, and a general hunch that we “can’t trust the future” i.e. that nothing good will come of it, and that there is very little we can do about it. And of course, humans […]

‘Holdout Humans’: Chilling Glimpse Into Our Future if We Survive Another Million Years

This article is available on While Wells’s evolutionary models have not stood the test of time, the three basic options he considered still hold true. We could go extinct, turn into several species or change. An added ingredient is that we have biotechnology that could greatly increase the probability of each of them. Foreseeable […]

Another Billionaire’s Plan to Rebuild Social Media

 Last year, McCourt founded the nonprofit Project Liberty, a bold-bordering-on-improbable project to fix the internet. And on Monday, he announced his intention to step down from his chief executive position at McCourt Global to devote most of his time to the cause. “Tech is such a big important part of our lives. It should be optimised […]

The Critical Importance of Positive Images for the Future — By Charles Johnston

Charles Johnston is a cultural psychiatrist as well as a futurist. His perspective has its foundations in Creative Systems Theory with it concept of Cultural Maturity, the idea that our times are requiring—and making possible—an essential “growing up” as a species.  Cynicism today is rampant. Few people hold positive expectations when it comes to the […]

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