How do we perceive economy? What stories do we tell ourselves about it? Or is there just one overwhelmingly dominant story we have implicitly embodied and keep telling ourselves? I participated in the Economia conference in April with a presentation and a video artwork I did in collaboration with my brother Tomi Dufva. Our topic was […]Read more "Imagining Alternative Future Economies"
No really, how, in today’s world? This is the question I am faced with over and over again when reading news about Brexit, Erdogan, Trump, etc. While they are attention-grabbing phenomena in their own right, what interests me more is the bigger picture behind them. There is an undercurrent of major transitions sweeping through western […]Read more "How to do foresight?"
Terminator Genisys might at first glance not be the most profound movie ever made. The plot logic is a leap into the absurd (although to the familiar Hollywood absurd), the characters are shallow and the amount of explosions and big guns is overwhelming. In other words a typical and enjoyable “switch off your brains and […]Read more "5 things I learned from Terminator Genisys"
Once upon a time there were three little piggies of foresight. They jumped around carefree in the present operational environment and all decided to create some futures knowledge. The first pig was a pop futurist and made bold predictions made in shining glass that veiled his assumptions. He promoted them all around the business ecosystems […]Read more "Three little piggies of foresight"