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Category: #babatrendmonitor


QUESTION #3 Why do not try to build a future empowered by human intelligence?

Human intelligence has to negotiate with #AI every day. If we reflect on artificial intelligence, anyway, can we escape from the most obvious deterministic options (a way to become immortal? a proxy in favor of robots? etc.)… In fact, we…

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QUESTION #2 Are we ready to fall in love with our tech assistant?

How much are we willing to delegate to technology? A report released in May 2019 by #McKinsey&Company, outlines a future based on electric, shared, autonomous and more connected vehicles. However, the point of view of #JeffreySchnapp, invited to talk to…

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QUESTION #1 Do we want to be forever connected?

If you are among the ever-growing number of people who don’t want to stay forever connected, these smartphones can be a good solution. Substituting your smartphone with a feature phone, can be the way to limit the time spent online,…

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The Future is a Poetic Challenge.

Georges Amar, engineer and professor of design and innovation at the Ecole de Mines ParisTech, former director of research and development of the Parisian public transport company Rapt, and author of the book Homo Mobilis, came to speak about the future…

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OUT OF THE #DARK!

On Feb 5th at Accenture Innovation Center in Milan, Giulia Ceriani has introduced the main findings from our international trend watching Forecast 2019-20 (12 countries worldwide monitored, 9 market categories). This year’s leading theme is #DARK!: we have identified 8…

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“A Nation More Divided Than Ever: A State of Predictable Unpredictability.”

#FLOAT After the most recent midterm election in the United States, President Trump and the Republican Party’s leverage over the US is being threatened by the Democrats. One of the most noteable occurences of this election however, was the voter…

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#THENOWAGE META-VIRTUALITY

As society continues to progress towards a technologically advanced future, the boundary between the physical and virtual world is becoming more obscure. The dependence on electronic devices is causing people to feel more isolated, distracted, and is now the source…

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HARD, PURE, SUSTAINABLE

This week at baba, we are tracking about how the #Radicalism trend (see our #THENOWAGE2018-2019 Trend Monitor Forecast) is creating a new way for us to enjoy our favorite foods without destroying the environment. This trend is all about extreme…

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3D Printing: Potential Solution to Global Food Crisis?

Here at baba, we are closely tracking the #Radicalism trend (see our #THENOWAGE 2018-2019 Trend Monitor Forecast) and it’s connection to the food and technology industries. This trend deals with cutting-edge ideas in order to create a breakthrough in society….

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#FADING Trend Increasing in Cosmetics Industry

We at baba are closely watching the #Fading trend (see our #THENOWAGE 2018-2019 Trend Monitor Forecast) especially in its relation to the cosmetics industry. This trend deals with the elimination of hard frontiers between market categories (food vs beverage, mobility…

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