My favorite IFTF Foresight tool is called “Headline the Future”.
It’s a way to provoke questions and ideas about a future scenario. Start by imagining the front cover of a newspaper or a magazine in a future scenario, and see what ideas it sparks. Here’s some examples:
May 3rd, 2050 (NYTimes): Now that we’ve solved climate change, what’s next?
June 25th, 2030 (WIRED Magazine): 60% of Harvard Graduating Class Are ‘Air Miners’
December 31st, 2099 (USA Today): Atmospheric CO2 Drops Below 100ppm, Oh S***!
Now you try it! Here’s the 3 steps:
1. Date (i.e. May 3rd, 2050; June 25th, 2030)
2. Publication (i.e. NYTimes, WIRED, YouTube)
3. Headline (5 - 10 words)
Send me yours! I’ll share out next week.Also, check out Matthew Eshed’s GoFundMe to take his Climatetech Advisors work to the next level!
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