What happens when material from sustainable solutions is getting old?
In this signal, they recycle old wind turbine blades and make a bridge. It’s a clear signal of how we think and should keep thinking to be able to reuse and recycle as much as possible.

How we shop is changing – but how retailers invite us in is changing too. Many things are happening in the retail industry as things are becoming more fluent between the digital and in-store experience.

Deep fakes. AI-generated videos of leaders, sharing messages. Avatars that guide you and help you. Lots of bits of technology are pointing towards a possible future where the augmented reality or even the metaverse will play a role in communication, storytelling, and marketing (internally as well as externally).

Imagine being at a meeting. It’s you and your colleague, discussing your proposal for some marketing activities. You can sense that your colleague is uncomfortable. In the future you can get real-time data on emotions, so that we can act on them with care (or exploit them to our own benefit, if we’re that kind of person).

Total experience (TX) combines multiexperience, customer experience, employee experience, and user experience. Today and in the future customer and employee interactions are increasingly taking place via multiple channels.

Mid-career sabbaticals have tripled over the past four years, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management.

According to Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, the humanoid robot might become the company’s most important product.

This Cornell-led study in the Dec. 16 issue of Nature Communications clearly documents that virtual conferences are good for the planet. During the COVID-19 pandemic we have learned to have online meetings, working online, collaborating online, and attending online conferences. And it has a positive impact on the climate, as the study documents.

The future will be hybrid. This means that we’ll see in job ads will see an increase in searching for skills such as ‘Virtual Presence’ and ‘Working Remotely’. In fact, 62% of the asked respondents in a new report say they believe an increase in demand for ‘Virtual Presence’ over the next five years.

Here is a new – and price winning – example of how technology can create possibilities: “Tokyo-based DAWN, or Diverse Avatar Working Network, is a cafe staffed by robots operated remotely by people with severe physical disabilities like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.”