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Expect haunted houses, roller coasters, or puzzle rooms that can quite literally scare you to death (after you’ve signed the waiver) and marketing that’s so in your face, it could kill you.
Though memes have made their way into mass culture, they will likely remain more surprise than science.
The future of sex is here, or at least it could be, technically speaking.
“The last decade has been about sharing. The next decade will be about protecting.” - Dave Pell.
Where is the Collaborative Economy heading and what value will it bring to business, brands and customers of the future?
As technology and media continue to evolve at an exponential rate, marketers and consumers alike have started to adopt new practices and behaviors to ensure that they keep pace.
Traditionally, cultural waves around food would take a much longer time to spread, generate hype and spawn imitators and fade out- but not at the breakneck pace that we are witnessing in 2013.
Though the subculture of privacy enthusiasts will strengthen, don’t expect it to grow significantly or to influence mainstream behaviors in any major way.
If your smartphone is glued to your hand, then, we believe you are already a kind of Cyborg.
The microbial pendulum is swinging back in the direction of embracing germs, and harvesting ancient wisdom into the mass personalization of microbial harmony.
We now understand that humans are 90% microbial but only 10% human.
The future of medicine is predictive, personalized, preventative and is moving from being episodic and reactive to continuous and proactive.
Today's “blacksmith” is a skilled designer/3-D Printer with highly developed skills in CAD design who is able to help locals prototype and create custom products that they concept for various uses.
Learning is no longer a singular event, but rather an ongoing project to keep yourself updated with the latest skills and knowledge.
In the second installment of our “8 Trends That Will Shape Humanity” series, we look at the rise of the "city state" and how the coming consolidation of humanity into cities will change life for residents of these...
Our global society has entered a period of accelerated change, and these changes are reshaping entire industries, economic models and institutions. Our blind spot comes from the fact that we have traditionally...
The future is coming and it's coming at a fast and furious pace. How can brands keep up with this ever-accelerating velocity of disruption? A recent article in Fast Company explores the sometimes-murky world of...
If you went on Facebook yesterday, it may have appeared that everyone's profile had suddenly gotten hacked. Your timeline was probably awash in a sea of red equal signs or some variation thereof. What was this...
Gamification, using game mechanics to improve learning, engagement and behavior change, has been a trend for a long time now. Make it a game! Everything from fitness to work to school has been wrapped in a game...
“If You’re Too Busy To Meditate, Read This,” proclaimed a wildly popular Harvard Business Review story a few months ago. It was but one data point we observed as we researched the Explosion of Conscious Media for...