Demasiadas coisas boas podem ser muito más: o futuro da tecnologia (Portuguese version of ‘Too much of a good thing’)

Demasiadas coisas boas podem ser muito más: o futuro da tecnologia Porque temos de agir agora para garantir que o progresso tecnológico exponencial continue a ser um benefício para a humanidade e para o planeta

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Too much of a good thing can be a very bad thing: Technology’s Future

Too much of a good thing can be a very bad thing: Technology’s Future Why we must act now to ensure that exponential technological progress remains a benefit for humanity and the planet

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This decade represents our ‘last possible exit’ options in regards to climate change. The ‘Free Market’ won’t cut it.

In the future, we may look back at 2020 as the year we decided to keep driving off the climate cliff–or to take the last exit. Taking the threat seriously would mean using the opportunity presented by this crisis to spend on solar panels and wind farms, push companies being bailed out to cut emissions and foster greener forms of transport in cities. If we instead choose to fund new coal-fired power plants and oil wells and thoughtlessly fire up factories to urge growth, we will lock in a pathway toward climate catastrophe. There’s a divide about which way to go.

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Join us May 13th, 2021, 5pm CET for the first-ever edition of ForkTalks!

The Fork In The Road Project is growing quickly. We are now starting to create events that will further expand our audience, and as one of the initiators of this project, I am happy to announce our first ForkTalk!

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Here is my ELF Policy Paper on the Future of Europe: Capitalism, Technology and Sustainability

In this talk, I comment on the Covid-19 "Infodemic" and what it means for the future of (social) media and technology regulation, and describe what challenges to our economic and social models may emerge. I outline my key ‘definitive future’ foresights such as the End of Oil and Global Decarbonization, the dawning 'human renaissance' and the imminent action on global warming. I also present my ‘preferred futures’ such as a sustainable capitalism (people planet purpose and prosperity), the rise of digital ethics and a new multilateralism.

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