Scenario #4/2018

Publication date: Summer 2018
Language: English
Pages: 72
Cover: Soft
Size: 22 x 31 cm
ISSN: 9771904465004
Availability: 2
69.90 PLN
Unmistakeably high quality publication from the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (what a name!), Scenario takes a look at trends, ideas, visions… anything future-esque essentially. This is something between a magazines and a journal, both intellectually stimulating and culturally on the button. What it definitely is, is fascinating. We’ve lost many an hour reading ideas and concepts of how the world might change in the future, what will be the big winners and who might lose out (a world without physical magazines is definitely not likely). Forward looking, intelligently written, excellently designed and with some interesting perspectives. The fact that this is the English language version just makes it even better. Issue 5:2017: For decades, the British gerontologist Aubrey de Grey has pursued a medical breakthrough that will enable us to live much longer lives and take us out of the ‘pro-aging trance’ he believes we are stuck in. We interviewed de Grey about his quest for eternal life and his view on the transhumanist movement. You can also read about the return of company towns, the technological touchpoints of a smarter society, and the uncanny valley of the mind. We continue our three-part series on hyped technologies, and this time the future of the electric car comes under scrutiny. And, as always, we supply plenty of insights and news about science and technology, trends, ideas, visions and possible futures…