About Peter Joosten MSc

Futurist, toekomst-onderzoeker en topspreker Peter Joosten MSc. geeft lezingen, webinars en workshops over de impact van technologie op de mens en maatschappij. Naast spreker is hij ook auteur van de boeken Biohacking en Supermens, podcastmaker en gastdocent bij de TU Eindhoven.

These are the (technological) trends for 2024

What are the most relevant and exciting trends for 2024? In this article, I discuss my fascination with technological developments, such as artificial intelligence But not only technology is relevant. What is going on around climate change and what are social issues? These are the parts of this article: Artificial intelligence (with 5 sub-themes); Energy transition progress; Geopolitical tensions. At the bottom of this article, you can leave a comment if you have a question or comment. If you would ...

2023-12-19T16:46:23+02:00By |0 Comments

Futurologist to predict the future?

What is a futurologist? Does a futurologist predict the future? What is the output of a futurologist? How does it work and how can it help a team, department or organization? What are useful models and systems? Read all about the work of a futurologist in this article! In this article: Definition Benefits of hiring a futurologist Methodology Well-known futurologists Future Studies How can a futurologist help? Models and systems Tips At the bottom of this article, you can leave ...

2024-03-06T11:53:21+02:00By |0 Comments

My personal update 2023

What are my plans for 2023 and how was 2022? In this article, like last year, I share what stood out and caught my eye. Both in my own business and in my personal life. My company My main source of income is lecturing, both online and offline. In the process, I also started giving more workshops last year. Webinars Because of the pandemic, I gave several more webinars in the first few months of the year. These assignments stood ...

2022-12-27T11:56:25+02:00By |0 Comments

These are the (technological) trends for 2023

What are the most relevant and exciting trends for 2023? In this article, I discuss my fascination with technological developments, such as artificial intelligence, automation, generative AI, synthetic biology and precision fermentation. But not only technology is relevant. What is going on around climate change and what are social issues? Finally, I interviewed four future thinkers about their vision of 2023, namely Thomas D'hooge and Lien De Ruyck, Stefan Buijsman and Marjolein Pijnappels. Lien and Thomas Marjolein Stefan Technological developments ...

2023-12-18T15:45:15+02:00By |0 Comments

Genetic Engineering in Humans. 5 Examples

Genetic manipulation and modification in humans. What is the CRISPR/Cas9 technology about? How does it work? What are the pros and cons? What are the examples of where it is already happening? What are the consequences? I will explain all of this in this article. How does CRISPR/Cas9? CRISPR means Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. Together with the enzyme Cas9, scientists can use this technology to process DNA very accurately. This is a form of genetic modification. The terms ...

2022-12-21T15:04:12+02:00By |0 Comments

Top 8 tech trends of 2021

Wow! The year 2021 is almost over. I don't know about you, but with the pandemic, the year feels like a blur. Sometimes I think: 'Did the pandemic start this year or last year?' Aside from COVID, there was still plenty going on in the world. And you can find all kinds of reminiscences, from politics, to sports and showbiz. Developments 2021 Below, I therefore share the eight moments that stood out to me. From brain games to genetic modification ...

2023-12-08T13:10:11+02:00By |0 Comments

What are Cyborgs? Definition, Movies & 8 Examples

Cyborg. What are Cyborgs? Definition, meaning, philosophy (with Cyborg Manifesto), movies (my top 5!), companies & 8 examples of cyborgs. What is a cyborg? What is a cyborg? The word cyborg comes from the term cybernetic organism: the physical amalgamation of human and machine. Other terms for cyborg are artificial human, a mix of human and machine, or a bionic human. The examples that most appeal to the imagination come from films, series and books. I personally think of Inspector ...

2023-10-06T13:56:22+02:00By |2 Comments

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Netflix): a Tender Series

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a series on Netflix. The series is based on the computer game Cyberpunk 2077. What is my review of the series and the game? Plus: an explanation of the Cyberpunk genre, ripperdocs and other computer games. This is an overview of the article: Review of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners series on Netflix Review of game Cyberpunk 2077 Special: Ripperdocs in the series and game Extra: the Cyberpunk genre History: about the games Deus Ex and Wolvenstein Finally, a list ...

2023-10-06T14:01:22+02:00By |0 Comments

What is Human Augmentation?

Human Augmentation. Definition, 4 examples & impact. What is human augmentation? What are examples and techniques of human augmentation? What is human augmentation? Human augmentation focuses on cognitive and physical improvement by adding or expanding (bodily) functions with the help from technological means [link below]. An example of cognitive improvement is a headband that stimulates certain brain areas for more focus and concentration. The use of a bionic lower leg to be able to run faster or jump higher is ...

2023-06-08T14:54:25+02:00By |0 Comments
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