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Our collegues Jeff Yang and Andrew Hawn have been at CES - the world's whizziest and largest of the annual computer shows. Jeff had some reflections on the Internet of Things at the CNN blog. Here's ...

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Each December, we close the year with a look ahead in our FutureView LIVE Webinar, which focusses on the emerging dynamics that are shaping the future of the consumer marketplace. In our December 2014 ...

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Sarah Peterson on Myanmar I was fortunate enough to a take a three month sabbatical this year (thank you TFC!), traveling through Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia. This is one night that sticks out for ...

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Christine Hloros on Station Eleven It’s easy to be skeptical of yet another post-apocalyptic tale… but this story, by Emily St.John Mandel, does not involve zombies, vampires or aliens. And though ...

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David Walter on Beckett Beckett’s Happy Days destroyed me when I saw it in London. Winnie is being buried alive in a drift of sand. She’s a terminally optimistic woman, seemingly delusional but ...

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Walker Smith on kayaking On a late July day, just as the tide was turning on the Isle of Palms, SC, Joy and I kayaked to the end of Morgan Creek where it gives way to Cedar Creek and went left for ...

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Wanda Eifenbaum on Wild Tales The must-see film of the year in Argentina was Wild Tales. It’s been a long time since an Argentinian film had such success: it broke Argentina's box office records in ...

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To mark the end of the year – as is now traditional on the blog – we asked people across The Futures Company, and former colleagues, to share something they’d found interesting this year. We’ll be ...

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During the course of 2014, our Singapore team has taken a deep dive into the subject of "ageing in Asia", identifying a series of myths about the continent's older citizens, and then debunking them. ...

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