The Weekly Stripe – 20.12.19

As the year draws to a close and a new decade beckons, our attention turns to the future. This week we dive into the fickle and fascinating world of predictions, with a particular focus on technology.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.12.19

What technological innovations can we expect to see over the next 35 years? Futurism’s infographic makes an educated guess.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.12.19

David Karpf read every issue of Wired magazine back-to-back. Find out what he learned about the challenges of making predictions in the digital age.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.12.19

How can we explain the increasing popularity of psychics? Nick Squires draws a direct link between economic uncertainty and a boom in business for fortune-tellers in Italy. 

 

The Weekly Stripe – 20.12.19

What did futurologists get right about the past decade, and where did they miss the mark? Richard Godwin reflects on a growing profession and it’s successes and failures in predicting the 2010s.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.12.19

The Simpsons has an uncanny ability to foreshadow future events. Enjoy this collection of the show’s most prescient moments.