The past is a foreign country: fake nostalgia is as much a threat as fake news

This week, a new study by Demos and Sky Data found that two thirds of…

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Reconciling Privacy & Convenience

With GDPR compliance becoming a reality today, this month’s Trajectory Trends Breakfast explored the concepts…

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Skills for the Future

Many of my contemporaries have kids trying to decide which subjects to take at GCSE…

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Mind the Gap!

Our latest TGF data is full of interesting nuggets – not least our update on…

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Techno-Optimism & Digital Divides

It may not surprise you to learn that in the UK, 90% of adults have…

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The Recession of Confidence

Last week, our annual look at the year ahead revealed a troubling development within the…

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Understanding the New Dichotomy

At Trajectory, we have been examining the prevalence and impact of trends in polarisation and…

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Automation: looking past the myths and misconceptions

All of a sudden, the robots are everywhere. In supermarkets, at stations and airports and…

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Too polarised for progress on gun control?

As calm eventually descended in Las Vegas after the massacre during a concert on Sunday…

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Political Decision-Making in Business

Writing for the New York Times in February 2000, Donald Trump poured cold water on…

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The Decline of the Degree – Is it worth it?

Much has been written about the decline of the degree in recent years, but how…

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Fantasy Football, Gamification & Proxies for Competence

In an inflammatory article published this week titled “Do your fellow Brits a favour. Stop…

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Waking up to a new political dawn

It is obvious that we live in extraordinary political times in the UK. On the…

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Employment, Technology and Lifelong Learning – the New Normal?

Having recently discussed different aspects of leisure, (such as what happens when leisure activities become…

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The Great Get Together – a celebration of national unity

This coming weekend sees the Great Get Together organised by the Jo Cox Foundation –…

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Polarised politics, value signalling and the new rules of branding

At Trajectory, we have always produced an annual ‘trends for the year ahead’ client presentation…

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A radical idea for a radicalised age

These are strange times indeed. Political polarisation is back with a bang as electorates across…

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Why we need to care about care

On Monday the Women and Equalities Commission launched a new inquiry into Fathers and the…

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What we do know…

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. People have…

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Carrie Fisher, Star Wars, Rogue One, CGI

Technology & Ethics

Given our focus on the Deregulation of Life, it’s fitting that my blog this week…

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