The Past used to be carefully curated, enshrined, slightly dusty gallery of exhibits. While we tend to mesh timelines, it is more and more an open-air mine of ideas, choices, opportunities. Wrongly done, it could become a sterile endless loop of recycled ideas, done right, we can create new elements by recombining the essence of the best of it. The Past could be the new future.
There are many universal threats out there, but where is the universal vision? No wonder the facts and statistics show we stop voting and actively avoid the news.
Logics tells us that time should be either linear, cyclical or circular. However, our individual experience tells us something different. We live both simultaneously and exclusively in linear, cyclical and circular timelines.
What is real? What is unreal? Knowing the difference makes you sane and sound – or not. Today it is largely an irrelevant skill. Better off knowing which of the realities you are currently in…
VR and AR are unprecedented opportunities to breach the 4th wall. Why bother?
To maximise revenue opportunities, core agreements on exchange values are needed that go beyond the financial instruments existing today. A present-day Bretton Woods conference to agree the basic principles and mechanisms of the metaverse in all its financial aspects.
The metaverse will decide what you can do, where you can go and what you can see. It will make your reality tailor-made. It will set your access rights. As the metaverse will merge all digital and physical realities, checks and balances are needed.
Registration to the metaverse defines you and what you can access, like a passport. A unique online identifier is needed. Should social media companies assume this authority?
Virtual companions, social filtering, truly global, deep roots, down to earth and the death of the phone call. The impact of Zoomers on tomorrow’s world.
If cultural shifts used to happen in London, New York or San Francisco, it has moved East to be led by the youth of Shanghai and Beijing.