Archived Blog Posts

FutureFest brought together thousands of people looking for a different story.

Wed Jul 11 2018 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A story that is desirable and plausible and able to connect past, present and future.

Archaeology: How the far past helps shape the near future.

Wed Apr 25 2018 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

From new paradigms to multidisciplinary perspectives, innovators can learn a great deal from this field.

Fighting memory loss in government.

Mon Apr 16 2018 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Can government remember? Is it condemned to repeat mistakes? Or does it remember too much and so see too many reasons why anything new is bound to fail?

A roadmap for AI: 10 ways governments will change (and what they risk getting wrong).

Mon Feb 26 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

There is a fever of excitement about AI and government at the moment, part of the wider fever around AI’s implications for just about everything. Unfortunately, much that’s been written about the prospects of AI in government is frustratingly vague or just plain wrong.

Celebrating five years of the UK What Works Centres.

Mon Jan 29 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jonathan Breckon (Alliance for Useful Evidence) and Geoff Mulgan (Nesta) provide a potted history of the UK What Works Centres, as they near their 5th anniversary.

Collective intelligence as humanity's biggest challenge.

Tue Dec 05 2017 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Can collective intelligence change our world? How drawing on both the brain power of other people and machines could help us thrive.