Imagine a Future
Select your starting conditions and generate a story from a world that may exist one day.
Try different combinations.
Here is your future force story
The map behind the generator
At Tech23, Australia's deep-tech conference, fifty founders came together to imagine their companies in the context of possible future forces. Below is the map they created. They are not saying "This is the future!" but more wondering "What if these events happened? And what would it mean for my company?" Are their opportunities to exploit that we could be ready for? Are their headwinds we need to avoid? None of us can predict the future, but there is value in imagining it. This is the material used in the tool above for Chat-GPT to imagine a future. Explore the map below.
Will the future described in my story come true?
Unlikely, but you can't invent a future without first trying to imagine it.
Where did the seed ideas come from?
Fifty deep-tech startup founders from fields such as quantum computing and biotech gathered together to imagine what might happen in the next few decades to 2050. They put some milestones down for the technologies that they understood for when they believed some technology forces would start to have a real impact on the world. These were imagined alongside trends observed geopolitics and social contexts and these were collected on the map above. Your story is built from these starting points.
How are the stories generated?
The inputs you select are fed into a prompt which is then fed into OpenAI's GPT-4 algorithm. It is possible that the result is wildly unlikely, especially if you select crazy combinations. It is also possible that the outcome will not be anchored in known science although all the technology inputs are anchoed in science being investigated today.
How should I use this tool?
Try different stories to find a world you want to understand more or play a part in building. Use the tool to open your mind to non-linear and exponential possibilities that occur when forces collide in a high velocity world. Ask yourself questions like: What job might I have in the future? What company can I start? What should I study at university? What experience should I get? What might be happening around my company or project in the years to come?