Rapid Change

The world has always changed, yet thanks to digital technology change is happening quicker than ever before. Industries throughout the world have faced huge shifts – from Spotify challenging the music industry, Uber taking on the transport industry, and social media changing the way that brands and influencers interact with their audiences. Some changes have…

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Microsoft Thinks it Can Make Holograms the Future of Retail

Technology is always evolving, and some predict the world of retail could be totally different in years to come. Microsoft thinks that holograms and augmented reality technology are the future of retail and they predict it’s only a matter of time until this is commonplace in all mainstream shops. What will going shopping look like…

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A Matter of Imagination

TED prize winner and founder of School in the Cloud, Sugata Mitra, describes his experimentation with causality, using computer simulation to explore if our imagined futures could already exist. In this article, written exclusively for Imagination Matters, he muses on how his simulation might relate to real life. Continue reading for the full article and many thanks to Sugata…

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“Is there another way to go?” Ethical imagination in an age of rapid change

Dr Connie K. Chung, EdD, founder and Executive Director of Living Well ckc and former Associate Director for the Global Education Innovation Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, writes about the importance of ethical imagination and offers her thoughts on what benefits exercising it might have in a rapidly changing world. Thank you…

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How Young People Are Tackling Global Warming – One Innovation At A Time

The issue of climate change is a pressing problem on our global agenda. In this article from The Ecologist, tropical biologist Arthur Wyns shares how young people are tackling global warming through business innovations.  Europe’s biggest climate innovation network gives young people the chance to develop business ideas that tackle climate change. Might a business…

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Imagination Matters Because Our Children Will Shape The Future In Ways We Can’t Even Anticipate

This investigation into imagination is written by Tom Doust, Director of Experience and Learning at the Institute of Imagination. Tom has spent 15 years dedicating his career to public engagement and participation programmes across the education, cultural and design sectors. Here’s a question: what has sold more than 120 million copies and was bought for…

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