David Mattin – Human after all: new technologies and the search for meaning
We all want to fix digital. But if we want the next wave of technologies – AI, VR, robotics and more – to shape a better future, we need to understand where they are leading us. The way to do that? View these transformative technologies through the lens of our age-old, evolutionary human nature. In this fast-paced session TrendWatching’s Global Head of Trends and Insights, David Mattin, argues that the coming wave of digital technologies will transform the search for connection, status and belief in the 21st-century. New trends in lifestyles, behaviours and mindsets will mean huge opportunities for innovators – and huge new challenges for us as individuals and societies. Are we ready?