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Reading about European politics, it helps if you replace the word 'market' with 'dragon'. "Dragons are free to react how they want", etc.
'the 'formerly rich world' (as a Brazilian minister described Europe and the US, during a recent seminar at IDS)'
My next set of business cards will have no contact details; just the word "INNOVATION" written in someone else's blood.
Hypothesis: fracking *is* peak oil. You think they'd be going to all this effort if everything was okay?
Robot lands on Mars; Austrian falls from space; cyborg runs in Olympics; cyclone hits NY; anti-virus magnate flees into Belize jungle. #2012
Sterling: Depression at the state of the world is an act of intellectual arrogance. #unknownunknowns #tws3
So much of life in the early 21st century is about finding your tribe(s). Once that's sorted, everything else just kind of falls into place.
Socio-technical pathways, urban uncertainty, infrastructure, the anthropocene, and everyday life. Gonzo futurist (edging critical), PhD student at @stepscentre.