Journal of Futures Studies

Wildcards – Signals from a Future Near You

by Marcus Barber

Introduction

Nestled snugly into the high backed leather chair, you are only marginally aware of the thousands of people around you, their faces oddly lit by the light shining from the screen. The sounds echoing from the Dolby THX surround sound system only helps to draw you deeper, ever deeper into the flickering images playing out before your eyes. You are aware of your own heartbeat increasing its tempo, “tha-thump” “tha-thump” “tha-thump” “thathump” “tha-thump” and your field of vision shrinks to notice only the film playing in front of you.(continue…)

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Journal of Futures Studies

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Taipei, Taiwan 251
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ISSN 1027-6084