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Ideas and Industries for the Next 10 Years
The Ten Seismic Shifts
November 1, 2021 | Forbes Africa
Suspending disbelief is crucial to building wonder and creating audacious future states.
July 27, 2021 | WonderRigor™ Lab
Designed By - A Documentary Series
Futures Designed By Faith Popcorn
June 1, 2021 | Designed By
My Pandemic Hobby? Making Money.
During Covid, many people found solace in a new pastime. A few found profit.
June 29, 2021 | The New York Times
MMA Impact India
Decoding Consumer Next: 3 Fierce Factors
May 21, 2021 | MMA GLOBAL
Sex Zoom Hookups,
AI and Flying 1,000 MPH: 5 Futurists On What's Ahead
February 2, 2021 | International Business Times
The Nostradamus of Marketing reveals what the future really holds
Futurist and the guru of trend spotting, Faith Popcorn, who predicts market and consumer trends with an amazing 95 per cent accuracy.
January 8, 2021 | Friday Magazine
The Future of Kindness Webinar
with Faith Popcorn and Jon Foster-Pedley
December 15, 2020 | Henley Business School
The Future of Kindness
December 14, 2020 | Henley Business School
Radically Reinventing Work
What HR Can Learn From the World's Leading Consumer Brands
December 1, 2020 | ManpowerGroup
The importance of kindness in marketing
With Faith Popcorn
November 20, 2020 | media update
Our Post Pandemic Future
October 19, 2020 | The Princeton Club of NY
FutureVision - The Future of Connectivity
Future Predictions for Emerging Consumer Patterns
October 15, 2020 | Broadband World Forum
‘Values Are The New Value’ FutureFocus Takes Guts
This isn’t fun, cozy Cocooning. There’s true terror while we’re hiding out at home.
June 17, 2020 | The CEO Forum Group
Faith Popcorn, futurist, talks about the next decade
Technotopia is a podcast about how technology will change the world for the better.
June 5, 2020 | Technotopia
Five ways the pandemic may change airports for the better
Flying this summer is predicted to be more tedious than in the past, but experts say the pandemic is pushing positive change at airports at breakneck speed.
May 27, 2020 | CNBC
Can American Retail Survive Without a Middle Class?
Too many stores are chasing a customer who no longer exists. As the pandemic wipes out these retailers, the malls they occupy will also become obsolete.
May 28, 2020 | The Business of Fashion
Futurists predict what your sex life may look like after the pandemic
We are finding creative ways to connect intimately on all the other dimensions of intimacy
May 14, 2020 | Mashable
Why we are obsessed with forecasting and futurism
The history of predicting the future.
December 17, 2019 | The Washington Post
How our solo homes became Cocoons
The idea of making a home into a place for others, as opposed to one’s self, is falling out of style
February 24, 2020 | Curbed
Of Course Millennials Want to Stay Home—It's All We Can Afford to Do
Today's solo dwellers are less likely to design their homes around entertaining others than previous generations were.
February 25, 2020 | VICE
‘Robots Will Curate Our Best Futures’
Renowned New York-based futurist Faith Popcorn was in South Africa recently when she also spoke to FORBES AFRICA about the trends that will shape the future.
March 2, 2020 | Forbes
50 Leading Female Futurists
Women futurists shape the future
March 5, 2020 | Forbes
How to survive the Cocoon of self-isolation
As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, so does awareness that staying home is the responsible thing to do.
March 17, 2020 | The Globe and Mail
What We Need Now: 3 Types of Cocooning
Even before coronavirus quarantines, hyper-nesting had been on the rise.
March 7, 2020 | Psychology Today
COVID-19 and the Danger of Life With Others
Could the global mobilization in the face of the coronavirus pandemic presage a turning point in our economic and political culture?
March 23, 2020 | QRIUS
Social Distancing or the Danger of Life With Others
Could the global mobilization in the face of the coronavirus pandemic presage a turning point in our economic and political culture?
March 16, 2020 | Fair Observer
'It will save many lives': What did Varadkar mean by 'Cocooning'?
Mr Varadkar has warned issues related to the outbreak of Covid-19 in Ireland could go on for a number of months.
March 18, 2020 | Irish Examiner
Working far from the madding crowd
Concerns centre on how to enable seamless workforce productivity with staff working from anywhere, while keeping corporate apps and information secure, and workers healthy and productive.
March 20, 2020 | ITWeb
World-renowned futurist on how the world will change after Covid-19
Faith Popcorn is a US futurist who coined the term 'Cocooning' - something we are all ordered to do now.
March 26, 2020 | South African Radio
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Ultra-Personalization is expected: A new toolkit is needed to survive
May 12, 2020 | C-Suite Network