Category Archive: Creative Destruction

Jun 09 2015

The Future of Business – Book Launch Notes


Tweet  I am excited to be part of a collaborative book called The Future of Business; Critical Insights on a Rapidly Changing World by 60 Futurists”. This is a unique book that contains the considered insights of 60 futurists from around the world. A futurist is someone who has chosen to elucidate some aspect of …

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May 03 2015

On Predicting the Future of Your Life and Your Retirement

Where is my flying car!?

Tweet Can anyone really tell you what things will be like in 10, 20 or 30 years into your retirement? My articles here at involve painting some pictures as to how technology will radically shape our future (and what we can and should do about it), but how reliable is this forecasting? The track …

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May 22 2014

The End of Retirement as We Know It – Executive Summary

The End of Retirement As We Know It

Essentially in every crucial area that retirement planning makes assumptions, dramatic changes are coming. I believe that how we think about and plan our retirement is about to be completely undone.

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May 04 2014

Fireside Chat with Zoltan Istvan – Author of “The Transhumanist Wager”

The Transhumanist Wager cover

“It’s the idea that if everyone would just, in a one-time event, dedicate one percent of their net worth to life-extension science, that would be something like a trillion dollars- we would almost certainly be able to, in say ten to fifteen years’ time, conquer most diseases and probably eliminate human death itself.” Zoltan Istvan

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Apr 29 2014

Your Retirement Is About Your Future – So Shouldn’t Retirement Advisors Be Listening to Futurists?


It is time for financial planners to incorporate the insights of futurists. They need to do their best to help their clients consider life scenarios that take into account possible future outcomes. They need to become Retirement Futurists!

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Nov 17 2013

Why The Increasing Pace of Innovation and Disruption Matters To Your Life and Retirement

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Impacts to your income, your assets, your pension safety, your longevity are just a few reasons that the exponential advances in technology need to be part of your thinking and planning.

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Oct 06 2013

The Future And You – Interviews Michael Nuschke of Retirement Singularity

Stephen Euin Cobb interviews Michael Nuschke

Recently, Stephen Euin Cobb, of the podcast series “The Future and You”, interviewed me on all things “Retirement Singularity”. We got into healthy life extension, technological disruption, life coaching and the impacts to personal finances.
In particular we discussed most of the themes inside the “End of Retirement As We Know It” report.

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Sep 22 2013

Ageless Generation: Interview with Alex Zhavoronkov

Alex Zhavoronkov's breakthrough new book.

A new book entitled “Ageless Generation: How Advances in Biomedicine Will Transform the Global Economy” proposes at breakthrough solution to the approaching economic crisis. Namely, advance anti-aging and regenerative medicine and charge the cultural significance of “retirement”.

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Jul 30 2013

Is Your Retirement Nest-Egg Big Enough? Or Is “Growing a Nest-Egg” The Wrong Idea?

Saving a retirement “nest-egg” may be the wrong goal for retirement. Expanding healthy life spans require we “reframe” the notion of retirement.

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Jun 09 2013

Global Future 2045 – Check Out These Promo Videos from Kurzweil, Diamandis, Church, Martin and Others


The Global Future 2045: International Congress is approaching. But no need to wait as some great content from an amazing list of speakers is already on the site. Check out these excellent short clips from Ray Kurzweil, George Church, Peter Diamandis and James Martin

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