What Stays the Same: Finding emerging issues in human needs

Where the future is intrinsically unpredictable, human needs are relatively and consistent over time. How can we use human needs as a lens for finding emerging issues?

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April 3, 2023 Climate Change Democracy Artificial Intelligence Emerging Issues

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How do you draw the shape of time? We can’t directly experience the future – we can’t observe it and there is no physical evidence. Yet we use the future everyday when we brush our teeth to prevent cavities, invest for our retirement, campaign for a cause, or develop a new service or product for the marketplace. How do we understand this tool that we all use, but none of us can see?
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