Explore what’s going on outside your bubble

The world is not what it seems. Especially when we consider that the world is not really ‘our world’. Ours is that small bubble of routines and habits we have built around the need for comfort and familiarity.

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But what if we venture beyond the frontiers of our known territory and explore what’s going on outside our bubble? What if we explore the future we’ll actually experience but never saw coming? Until now, that is.

What’s changing: Thursday, August 30th, 2018

 

Mental energizer

“The second assumption this chart makes is that the total cost of production increases as supply increases. … Software doesn’t work like this. Microsoft might spend a lot of money to develop the first unit of a new program, but every unit after that is virtually free to produce.”

Why it matters: “The portion of the world’s economy that doesn’t fit the old model just keeps getting larger.”

 

From “Bill Gates: Pay Attention To This Trend” in Axios

 

Food for thought 

Digiphrenia.

This “condition” represents an abnormal state of mental activity that results from the constant bombardment of digital input.

You can learn more about this global pandemic in Douglas Rushkoff’s “Present Shock”

 

This week’s exploration of possible futures was curated with curiosity by Iñaki Escudero, Future Activist.

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