The Creator Paradox: Cultural Stasis Amidst Creative SurplusHow is it that reboot culture is winning, despite the radical hype around the Creator Economy and continued vision for the Long Tail?
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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 the world's leading cultural researchers and thinkers, sharing their favorite overlooked trends.
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3_TRENDS is an interview series with the world's leading cultural researchers and thinkers, sharing their favorite overlooked trends.
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Post-pandemic, the prevailing cultural genre hasn’t been feel-good comedy, but instead horror. What's the role of the shocking, and why can't we get…
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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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3_TRENDS is an interview series with experts studying culture, sharing what they think we’re not paying enough attention to.
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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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3_TRENDS is an interview series with experts studying culture, sharing what they think we’re not paying enough attention to.
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