Category Archives: Society

TechXLR8 Futurist Summit – Advice from 2023 – 14 June, London

I've been invited to contribute to the TechXLR8 event on June 14th, 2018 at Excel Centre. I'll be speaking as part of the London Futurists 'Advice from 2023' strand. 'Rediscovering our humanity' I'm convinced that ordinary people have more power in their hands to create change than ever before. A lot of my work explores the relationships and…
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How to Future Proof Your Life and Career

The world is changing fast around us – so do you ever wonder what that means to your career and life? In this interactive discussion, we’ll be blasting through a variety of future facing topics aimed at bringing clarity and raising questions in an exponentially changing world. This event is curated by Matt Kendall of…
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Interview with Meshminds.com – The Future for Digital Art?

Originally published via Singaporean Arts Organisation, Meshminds. Titled 'In Conversation with Matt O'Neill, Futurist'. What inspires you about your work as a Futurist? Far from being the soothsayer, staring into the misty distance, my view is that our future is a function of the things we do today: it’s not unchangeable, and we all play…
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How not to innovate – North Korean style

I passionately believe in the power of information flows to increase trade, peace, understanding and to innovate ourselves out of future problems. Image to the left shows children in the building using an 'arcade game' to simulate artillery and mortar fire on a battlefield. Having had the recent privilege to travel through North Korea recently,…
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