This interview is with Tracey Follows, a professional futurist, specialising in brand, communications and media futures, running the Any Day Now agency. She has worked with Google, Telefonica and a host of tech start-ups, and is the regular FUTURES columnist for Marketing Magazine as well as being on the WIRED Consulting Faculty, in the Faith Popcorn BrainReserve Talent Bank, and is a global trendspotter for Trendwatching (tw:in). In this podcast, we talk about how companies can better get ready for the future, what needs to happen to act on future trends, and of course the important upcoming trends.
We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” - Amara’s Law
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Sites mentioned by Tracey:
- Faith Popcorn Brain Reserve
- Guardian article by Tracey – Cannes Lions: will advertising ever again be about the people it serves?
- Waag.org – Makers’ Lab in Amsterdam run by Marleen Stikker
- Transhumanist Manifesto
- VW Play the Road
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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign off music is “Finger Paint,” written and performed by Josh Saxe, produced by Chase Geiser. Here’s a link on iTunes. I invite you to take a spin on Pierre’s podcast or listen to more of Josh’s music!