Category: Trends

China disavows the Wuhan virus. Here’s a timeline.

The Chinese government claims that naming China as the origin of the novel coronavirus is “hasty and reckless and totally irresponsible.“ As this timeline shows, however, there is a 23-year history that lends credence to the theory that China is actually experimenting with coronaviruses for use in biological weapons.

Coronavirus reality: Accident? Bat plague? Millions dead?

Today, I will focus on three urgent topics. Did the Coronavirus make the zoonotic jump from bats to humans? Or was it accidentally released by China? And are the Chinese telling us the truth about COVID-19’s real mortality rate?

Navigating the Coronavirus trend and sparking innovation

As a professional trendwatcher, it’s also my job to help you better navigate treacherous waters ahead. I don’t need to tell you that our lives have changed dramatically in the past few weeks. I know that many of you are still in shock watching this slow-motion train wreck crash into our future.

Digital Lifestyle

Digital Lifestyle

Here we are caught in the midst of a digital storm. It’s bigger, better, more fantastic, and more horrible than we could have ever imagined. It’s a double-edged digital sword. Hello there, welcome to my channel. The No. 1 place for innovators, marketers and...

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Time Compression

Time Compression

What’s up everyone? Welcome back to my channel. I’m Michael and it’s my job is to help you catch the next wave before it catches you. In my last video, I showed you what true innovation is and how to recognize various types of innovation. I also mentioned that the...

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Tiny House Kit Goes Viral, Sells Out

Tiny House Kit Goes Viral, Sells Out

We have been major proponents of the small homes trend, and probably the only research firm to make a market in this emerging sector. Earlier this month, a tiny house kit, sold on Amazon of course, was discovered on social media and instantly went viral. The Allwood Solvalla 172-square-foot studio cabin, or garden house, kit retails for $7,250, building materials included. Common items, such as electricity or a bathroom, are extra. These tiny home kits are shipped in a big crate and delivery takes three to five weeks. Expect this trend to accelerate in the near future. Meanwhile, the median square footage of a new, single-family home reached 2,355 in 2018. To see a gallery of both kit homes and a few outstanding upgrade examples, click this post’s title.

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I Want to Make Saving Water Famous

I Want to Make Saving Water Famous

That’s what Mina Guli tells me in an interview before Cirque du Soleil’s One Night for One Drop fundraising event in Las Vegas tonight. Doctors once told Guli that she never would be able to run again. She just finished her third campaign of running 40(!) marathons, a feat that defies description, to raise awareness about saving water.

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AI Is Reinventing Our World

AI Is Reinventing Our World

If the tech behind ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com is any indication, AI is going to disrupt the visual sciences. A few days ago, The New York Times wondered if ethical A.I. is even possible. That’s not a rhetorical question given the ability of AI to generate fake visuals as persuasive as ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com suggests.

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Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter

Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter

America’s 74 million Baby Boomers have been noticeably missing from Harley-Davidson’s recent motorcycle sales. The company recently reported a 9% decline in fourth-quarter revenue. In order to attract new customers, read “millennials,” America’s favorite Easy Rider symbol has turned its attention to electric vehicles.

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Yoga Culture

Yoga Culture

Propelled by life’s mounting stresses, a by-product of the Time Compression Ubertrend — the acceleration of life, the practice of yoga has exploded in the past 40 years. Yoga is now practiced by more than 200 million, according to the Hindustan Times (26-Jan-13)...

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Connected Home

Connected Home

You know that the smart home innovation has arrived when a CES 2017 exhibit hall in Las Vegas is teeming with Alexa-driven or other platform-connected air purifiers, mattresses, refrigerators, toasters, toothbrushes, trash cans and even an innovative connected hair...

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