Watch Brian and Vinay thrash out risk, resilience and rockets in an epic hour of intellectual adventure.
Can you house an entire world with tin cans and cardboard? Almost certainly. And it's free!
The Hexayurt Project
If the shit hits the fan, how can you be certain that you've covered all your bases? Plan, and understand.
Simple Critical Infrastructure Maps [SCIM]
A heavyweight academic research institute pushing the frontiers of understanding in risk, response and resilience.
Institute for Security & Resilience Studies
Sixty links about everything Vinay has worked on, with a bit of navigational help to find the good stuff. Handy!
Interactive Mind Map
The world seems to be getting better and better all the time half the time, and fast-worse the rest of it. What will really happen? [40 min]
Plausible utopias | Meaning 2012
A lighting tour of why infrastructure is at the heart of everything, and a path forwards for the poor everywhere [12 min]
Systems for a World of Nine Billion
The sledgehammer: global strategy for technical people who want to work together for global freedom and human survival. 60 blockbuster minutes.
One Network One World
Vinay in "Gandhi with a beard" mode. Future poltical leader stuff: hope he never does this seriously.
UNCIVILISATION | The Dark Mountain Festival 2010
An amazing book: a collection of 100 short essays on the future from almost 100 authors; completely eye-opening and mind-widening stuff. It's great.
The Future We Deserve
Nuclear weapons could mean evacuating entire cities after the bomb drops. Until this, there was no viable plan.
It's just you and the zombies. What should you do, and what will you wish you'd done earlier? See, listen, and plan!
Surviving "The Event"
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