First (challenging) thoughts

Following on from the theme of conversation starters here are more examples, from FreedomLab’s “Penny-for your-Thoughts” programmme, where they ask opinion leaders around the world to share some unfinished thoughts with them.

First up is Pakistani-born political scientist and futurist Sohail Inayatullah, sharing some possible futures for a world that is being transformed by the global financial crisis. He sees the key transformation as a sign of the end of the industrial era. And believes each of us needs to help in creating the transition.

Alan Moore sees the challenge of the future as being a better understanding of the interrelationships between people,society, technology,commerce and communications, which isn’t something you can sit down and solve before your first cappuccino of the day. But as he indicates falling revenues and profits are likely to give a lot of brands a big incentive.

More from Alan’s colleague Gerd on Alan’s blog here. technolgy revolution

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