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Microsoft targets Gen Z

Tweet Microsoft has acquired Mojang the maker of Minecraft for $2.5bn [see AFP article below]. Minecraft is a game with very simplistic graphic and game play but it has managed to garner a player base numbering in the millions spread […]

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The sports car that runs on SALTWATER

The sports car that runs on SALTWATER

Tweet The sports car that runs on SALTWATER: Vehicle goes from 0 to 60mph in 2.8 seconds – and has just been approved for EU roads Quant e-Sportlimousine’s top speed is 217mph – equal to a McLaren P1 The car […]

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Age Quake: A Global phenomenon with two fault lines

Tweet In early August 2014 Stats SA released the annual population estimates for South Africa. The report made for interesting reading, especially when our demographic information is positioned against that of the major developed economies of the European Union and […]

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A hidden secret of the Ice Bucket Challenge success – and the future of communication

A hidden secret of the Ice Bucket Challenge success – and the future of communication

Tweet The Ice Bucket challenge for ALS is probably the most successful meme created thus far for social media. Of course, social media experts are now trying to reverse engineer it to discover the secrets to successfully created a viral […]

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The smart move is not to ignore China

Tweet I have the privilege to do repeated work in China. Frequent and regular trips have grown a respect, awe and amazement at what I see and encounter. My ‘Chinese experience’ and continuous education has fueled a deeper curiosity and […]

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Don’t trust Deutsche Bank…well when it comes to football at least!

Tweet Before the 2014 FIFA World Cup, analysts within Deutsche Bank developed a computer model to forecast the results.  The winners? Why, England of course. It should be pointed out that they were after all ‘foreign exchange analysts’ which might […]

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I have seen the future – and it only costs $35

I have seen the future – and it only costs $35

Tweet A few weeks ago I was doing a workshop with a telecoms company. We were looking at some of their thoughts around global expansion, especially into developing markets and across Africa. Then they showed me something that is going […]

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Solar Roadways – disruptive digitisation coming to a street near you?

Tweet Standing on a train platform south west of London a few years ago, I felt the whoosh of another fast train rushing past. In the distance I could just see the large arms of a slow-turning wind turbine. I’m […]

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A Miracle at the World Cup – and a vision of the future

Tweet At tonight’s Football World Cup opening ceremony a minor miracle will occur when the opening game between Brazil and Croatia is started by a young man kicking a football. It doesn’t sound miraculous until you hear that this young […]

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24 “Future of Work” Voices You Should Know About In 2014

Tweet Our colleague and co-founder of TomorrowToday, Dr Graeme Codrington, has recently been included on two lists of business experts worth following. Switch & Shift named him amongst their “Top 75 List of Human Business Champions“. Global Workforce Transformation included […]

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Sub Saharan Africa’s economies

Africa’s new number one economy

Tweet Six of the world’s top ten fastest growing economies over the past decade are in sub Saharan Africa. The country of my birth and my heart, South Africa, is not one of them. This is a travesty, and a […]

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A Brave New World: But what about my kids?

Tweet The world that is emerging all around us is both exciting and scary in equal measure.  Business, political and societal leaders are working hard to understand the implications of disruptive forces and shifting market conditions.  But once we’ve put […]

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