Tag Archives: dubai

The Crowd, the Service, the Game and the Future (at the Institute for the Future)

A friend and colleague Jake Dunagan (@dunagan23) started an important initiative at the Institute for the Future called the Governance Futures Lab. I gave a lightning talk at the launch event (The Reconstitution Convention) about how we use foresight in the UAE.  It covers a bit of the history of the UAE and Dubai, about futures […]

Dubai, Science Fiction City

I recently moved to Dubai, where I snapped this shot this morning. Rolling fog in Dubai this morning looking beautiful #SciFi http://yfrog.com/h7ql5kqj Soon Chris Nelder and Alexis Madrigal picked it up, which led to over 60 RT’s and coverage in The Atlantic and Gizmodo.  Alexis said, Wow. I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a city look more like “the future” than […]