October’s interesting reads

Here we are again with a few of the things that have sparked my interest from around the internet (and a little beyond). I’m currently reading Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise, about prediction and forecasting. It’s well-written and informative, and also a nice complement to working in foresight (which isn’t about prediction). There’sContinue reading “October’s interesting reads”

September’s interesting reads

I love that I get to read so much in my new role. I hope you find something here to inspire you. I loved this piece on how public intellectuals over-simplify the future. One of the basic tenets of doing foresight work is that we are not trying to predict the future, rather explore possibleContinue reading “September’s interesting reads”

A new chapter

As those of you that I am connected to on LinkedIn will know, I have recently started a new job. I’ve moved to the Joint Research Centre, which is the Commission’s in-house scientific service. I’m in the EU Policy Lab, working on “the strategic foresight agenda and … the development of foresight and horizon scanningContinue reading “A new chapter”