Is this normal? • Changes of Tomorrow

One of the first victims of change is normal.

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What we consider the norm slowly shifts to become more open and what used to be considered weird is soon acceptable.

Of course, this happens over time and it's almost always unperceivable by our 'cognitive alert radar'.

Let's take a few minutes and get to know the new standard of normal before we become the strange ones.

What's changing: Monday, June 25th, 2018

Mental Energizer

"The new work avoids those pitfalls by combining the EEG with something called electromyography, or EMG. It's a technique that monitors the electrical activity of your skeletal muscles--in this case, on your arm. This hybrid method lets the person communicate with the robot both by thinking and gesturing, making it much more efficient to control."

From Mind-reading robots are no longer science fiction

Food for thought

Words matter. Even more in a global village where we, all the internet users, find and redefine language every day. One of those words that matter is diversity.

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