Global Trends 2020

Nomadic Aspirations

Zoom introduces new virtual background feature

As more people are using video conferencing software due to having to work from home, Zoom have introduced a series of playful backgrounds they allow people to pretend they are anywhere else.

Source: https://mashable.com/article/zoom-background-change-coronavirus-meetings/?europe=true

Peak globalisation?

The world remains starkly divided on the net benefits of globalisation. The ‘digital nomads’ associated with the values in this trend see the increasing travel and cultural exchange of a high-tech global economy as positive –