Too much of a good thing can be a very bad thing: Technology’s Future>Why we must act now — COGNITIVE WORLD

Within the next five years, I think we are going to see new stock markets emerge (such as the still-nascent LTSE in San Francisco) where companies that operate on the premise of “People, Planet, Purpose and Prosperity” will be listed. EUROPE should seize this opportunity and take the lead! — Read on cognitiveworld.com/articles/2021/5/15/too-much-of-a-good-thing-can-be-a-very-bad-thing-technologys-future

Five Kids From the Future

Children are our future, in every sense of the word. But what might that future be like, and how might it shape the lives of young people? Thanks to COVID and numerous other social, ecological, and technological shifts taking place right now, the future of childhood is evolving. 

Key word is urgency

In 2019 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that we have only left until 2030 to really prevent irreversible damage from climate change. We are literally the last generation to do so and we have less than ten years to achieve the biggest transition of all times, since humans have walked on thisContinue reading “Key word is urgency”

The first edition of ForkTalks: Join us May 13th, 2021, 5pm CET!

The Fork In The Road Project is growing quickly. We are now starting to create events that will further expand our audience, so we are happy to announce our first ForkTalk! The inaugural ForkTalk with speeches by Philip Kotler, Brenda Cooper, David Houle, Bronwyn Williams, hosted by Gerd Leonhard & Glen Hiemstra. This free FORK-TALKContinue reading “The first edition of ForkTalks: Join us May 13th, 2021, 5pm CET!”

Co-Creating Our New Human Story

by Martin Rutte Note to readers:  This is a unique but powerful vision from Martin, an early #forkintheroadproject signatory Enough already! The significant problems we’re facing aren’t being solved:  Pandemics attack us, ice caps melt, terrorism continues, millions suffer drought and famine, and the threat of nuclear weapons hangs over our heads. Have you everContinue reading “Co-Creating Our New Human Story”

The Global Risks Report 2021 | World Economic Forum

The 16th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report analyses the risks from societal fractures—manifested through persistent and emerging risks to human health, rising unemployment, widening digital divides, youth disillusionment, and geopolitical fragmentation. — Read on http://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-risks-report-2021

The over- population issue

“One of the big lessons from the demographic history of countries is that population explosions are temporary. For many countries the demographic transition has already ended, and as the global fertility rate has now halved we know that the world as a whole is approaching the end of rapid population growth.” Two centuries of rapidContinue reading “The over- population issue”

KSR on the future of cities

“To see the climate city, look to planning texts from Holland that describe “vertical farms,” which are skyscrapers that include agriculture, aquaculture, chickens, pigs, and recycling of all waste within towers of food production. Hydroponics and vat-based food production using yeast, algae, and even meats will also be integrated into these towers. This kind ofContinue reading “KSR on the future of cities”