After half a decade of the Meta Trends exercise, Sarah DaVanzo and I identified patterns and applicable lessons.
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There is no doubt that we’re living in an era of intense, complex cultural dynamics. And fresh approaches to extracting insight and extrapolating action…
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3_TRENDS is an interview series with experts who have their ear to culture, identifying the overlooked ripples turning into swells.
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The fifth annual Meta Trend Report synthesizes 500+ trends from 40+ reports, ranking the 14 most frequently reported cultural trends for 2022.
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Using AI To Quantify & Size Meta TrendsThe first installment in a series of experiments with AI to size, rank and prioritize cultural trends. When it comes to understanding the zeitgeist…
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A_Framework_To: Find Overlooked & De-bias TrendsThe third episode in a series of pieces thinking about AI, cultural analysis, and humans' role in trend forecasting. Four questions to find the…
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A_FRAMEWORK_TO is a 3-Part series exploring the role of frameworks in breaking down complex cultural concepts to its parts.
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The everyday bickering amongst gamers is getting eclipsed by Low Sodium subreddits, nostalgic undertones, and a newfound appreciation for the artistry…
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Will Smith, Cultural Synchrony & A Climate CrisisIn a fragmented, asynchronous culture, Smith synced us back up again — even just for a moment, and even for the most ludicrous reason.
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3_TRENDS is an interview series with experts who have their ear to culture, identifying the overlooked ripples turning into swells.
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3_TRENDS is an interview series with experts who have their ear to culture, identifying the overlooked ripples turning into swells.
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VR remains a central — but unfortunate — talking point around immersion. But it's not enough. There's so much more.
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