Age of Discovery

I recently went to the launch of Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna’s book, the Age…

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The Future of Doing Good: accentuating the positive

On 17th May I will be attending an event exploring ‘the future of doing good’…

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Local fans and the global game

If the national sport is a reflection of the nation itself, then the turmoil of…

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UK Consumers – what shape are we in?

Over the last couple of weeks my fellow Trajectorians have written about our view of…

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The Year Ahead: Trends for 2016

As is customary, the start of the year has featured all the usual predictions, pontifications…

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2015: Looking back on a year of fragmentation

In preparing for this final post of 2015, I was struck by the focus on…

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Mental Health: Rapid Apologies and Slow Progress

In a week in which the news cycle has been dominated by the horrific events…

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The Daily Show: Political Engagement, Activity, and Currency

Last week saw the curtain fall on Jon Stewart’s tenure as the host of The…

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“Its 6-15, you’re listening to Today, and now some ill-informed technophobia”

On a routine weekday morning I set my alarm for 6-15 to wake up in…

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Clarkson: On Demand

The news that Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are to be back on…

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Wedding Bells

Switch on the TV this summer and you’ll find a multitude of weddings to enjoy…

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When the tourists get going the locals get rough (and the threat to the sharing economy)

Regular readers of my blog will know that I spend quite a bit of time…

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Technology: Power & Peril

Disaster struck Trajectory Towers this week; a full-blown communications failure saw both our internet and…

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The Future will soon be a Thing of the Past

We all know the truism that those who don’t learn from history are condemned to…

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We’re all going on a summer holiday…

…but also, quite possibly, to a cheaper supermarket The latest wave of VisitEngland’s Staycation Monitor…

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What’s happening with Uber?

This week’s news about Uber and whether its drivers are contractors or employees is raising…

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Identity – being different but the same

A recent article in the Financial Times – the coffee connoisseur’s conundrum (£) – about our…

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FIFA and the Decline of Deference

What a week it has been for FIFA. Not only have a number of the…

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Turnout: why didn’t young adults vote in the first #socialmediaelection?

Polling has been in short supply since the exit poll on May 7th provided the…

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The New Morality 2.0

Back in 2013 we identified a trend called the ‘The New Morality’. The trend was…

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