Scott Smith was interviewed for a recent Wall Street Journal look at how thinking like a futurist is needed now more than ever. Read.
Scott Smith and Dr Georgina Voss recently co-authored "Will Populism Kill Your Jetpack?" for The Atlantic.
Scott Smith and Madeline Ashby talked about the role of storytelling in imagining new futures at a recent event by the Dubai Future Foundation.
Scott discusses the roles of design and futures in grappling with urban complexity.
WHAT WE DO
Near Next, Now.
Changeist is a post-national research, consulting and creative group that helps organizations navigate complex futures. Founded in 2007, we work with many different types of organizations—from public companies to venture groups, non-profits, cultural agencies, educational institutions and governments—to identify emergent change and develop strategies that realize new possibilities.
Upcoming TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
- Fiber Festival (Susan Cox-Smith / Sjef Van Gaalen) / May 13, 2017 / Amsterdam
- Media Future Week (Madeline Ashby / Scott Smith) / May 16, 2017 / Hilversum, NL
- UX London (Susan Cox-Smith / Natalie Kane) / May 26, 2017 / London
- Future Flux Festival (Scott Smith) / June 9, 2017 / Rotterdam, NL
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Fidget spinners as wireless energy generators. The anxiety of a generation as renewable resource.
"This train terminates at Weesp/this train doesn't terminate at Weesp" NS running Sunday quantum service.
Our work explores emerging trends, developing stories around possible futures, concepting and prototyping of future artifacts, scenarios and experiences.
We design and facilitate a range of foresight, strategy and design workshops and intensives with some of the world's largest brands, organizations and non-profits.