EU resilience

I think that the EU’s model is driven by the idea that in order for it to create a bigger resilience, it must not allow its smaller members to grow stronger. The whole is always stronger than the sum of its parts when the parts themselves are strong. Similarly, a chain is strong as its…

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The perfect storm

There are types of storms that you can hear about on the news. There are types of storms that you can simply hear knocking on your window. And, there are types of storms that you can feel all around you—the perfect storms. Perfect storms might be rare and require a perfect alignment of multiple elements…

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Fascism for our future

Net-zero and the green deal philosophies pose the greatest threat to our societal and physical infrastructures. Antagonistic towards human beings and science, and full of a fascist tone, these philosophies, if fully adopted and implemented, could bring about the doom and gloom they aim to prevent. Sustainability is a balance between environmental, equity, and economic…

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Killing in the name – When everyone wants a job but no one wants to work anymore

Amazon has stopped using their six-wheeled robot, “Scout,” for home deliveries. FedEx is planning to discontinue its last-mile robot, Roxo. FedEx chief transformation officer Sriram Krishnasam told employees that the last-mile delivery robot will be scaled back. “Although robotics and automation are key pillars of our innovation strategy, Roxo did not meet necessary near-term value…

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Driving into a wall—an automotive gold rush or a gold rash.

Not long ago, the automotive industry estimated that investment in electric cars would reach $600 billion until 2030. Yet now we can see that this number is doubling to a whopping $1.2 trillion. This will include an estimated 50 million new electric vehicles, as well as the batteries and raw materials needed to support their…

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On US, Europe, and Russia leadership

A confused leadership, stubborn leadership and a spinless leadership walk into a bar… This might sounds like a joke yet both in our geopolitical and industrial landscapes, this is the reality. While we are now facing unprecedented challenges. Not just for our tomorrows but for one of our children, it appears that we are led…

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Navigating the future

In recent years, the world has seen an increasing number of transformation-triggered events, from climate and other natural disasters, to epidemics, pandemics and a pending global war. The accumulated impact of these events will disrupt (yes, there are still systems that can be disrupted more) every aspect of our societal and economical landscapes. Managing these…

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