Information enablement is driving exponential change in virtually any industry – join our community to learn, discuss and act about the changes, how to cope with change, and how to thrive on change. What we do:

  • Observing and educating about technologically driven change
  • Discussing technological change’s effects on society, ethical and legal aspects, and how society can best cope
  • Implementing information enabled, exponential technology to solve our challenges

About the FuturesHub:

Expert lectures and panel discussions

20150303-210255 FuturesHub-2Join our public technology discovery workshops, think tank roundtables, topical expert lectures and panel discussion evenings. Discuss emerging technologies, disruptive business,  the effects of technology on society, ethics for the 21st century, and tackling humanity’s challenges using technology and knowledge.  Read more…

Exponential Organizations and Industry 4.0

For organization leaders: You need to act now! Get updated on the current cutting edge of technology, and what it is going to do to your business. Learn what you need to do to to stay competitive. Contact us to schedule custom discovery, ideation and strategy planning workshops. Read more…

Tinkerers, hackers and entrepreneurs

With current and future technology, the sky isn’t the limit anymore. Join the exponential revolution. The FuturesHub is partnering with the Impact Hub Zurich to set up support for hardware startups and tinkering at the Impact Hub Zurich Colab, Sihlquai 131 Zurich. Read more…

Technology discovery workshops

20150303-191551 FuturesHubTry it out: Learn to play and develop products using disruptive technology.

Make, experiment, learn. Discover how it works, have fun, and apply the knowledge in practice. Use technology to invent, build and tinker. Read more…

Classroom workshops

Schools and educational institutions: Classroom workshops introducing scientific concepts, explaining backgrounds and discussing future technologies, all aligned with topics of the Swiss school curriculum. Read more…

Blog articles

Vital Lessons on Disruption From the Demise of Corporate Giants

This post is about how to not to be disrupted and, perhaps more importantly, how to disrupt yourself before someone else does. I had the chance to sit down with Ed McNierney, who came out of Lotus 1-2-3 and ran digital strategy at Kodak. Over the years, he has learned a lot from both Lotus and […]Read More »

How Your Brain Picks and Sticks With Winning Decisions

If you’re like me, you’ve spent countless hours scrolling through Netflix, trying to find the perfect show to watch. According to one estimate, adults make as many as 35,000 decisions in a day. Most — like picking a show on Netflix — are “throwaways,” with few long-standing consequences. Others — a big move, a career […]Read More »

Facial Recognition Tech Will Soon End Your Anonymity in Public

Nearly 250 million video surveillance cameras have been installed throughout the world, and chances are you’ve been seen by several of them today. Most people barely notice their presence anymore — on the streets, inside stores, and even within our homes. We accept the fact that we are constantly being recorded because we expect this […]Read More »

Multicolored Artificial Meteor Showers Launched From a Satellite Are Coming Soon

High above Earth, a satellite traveling 7.8 kilometers a second opens on one side and launches 1,000 spherical pellets. Though this might sound like the opening scene of a science fiction movie or a villain plot from the world of James Bond — it is anything but. It is the vision of Lena Okajima, CEO […]Read More »

Are High Stress Decisions Best Made by Bots?

If someone asked you to define ‘intelligence,’ how would you respond? The question elicits significantly different answers based on whom you ask. Ask people to define ‘artificial intelligence’ and the conflicting answers only multiply. Not only are there multiple schools of thought within the field of AI, but the term itself stands on a word […]Read More »

How Computing Power Can Help Us Look Deep Within Our Bodies, and Even the Earth

CAT scans, MRI, ultrasound. We are all pretty used to having machines — and doctors — peering into our bodies for a whole range of reasons. This equipment can help diagnose diseases, pinpoint injuries, or give expectant parents the first glimpse of their child. As computational power has exploded in the past half-century, it has enabled a […]Read More »

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