Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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Cannabis Decision by Durham Police - Nonsensical

Cannabis Decision by Durham Police - Nonsensical ‘If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense.’ So said the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland. Perhaps the leadership of the Durham police service have been reading a little too much Lewis Carroll of late. Durham police have announced a decision not to take future action against many private growers and users of cannabis. While most personal use of the Class B drug will remain technically illegal, the police will not employ their resources to prevent small amounts from being grown or used privately. This, they say, will free up time and money for the pursuit of those pushing harder drugs. Perhaps only someone unfortunate enough as to be a regular user of marijuana – or more potent forms of the drug such as skunk – will be irrational enough not to... click here to read the full editorial
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Big Data, Big Collaboration, Big Wisdom

Big Data, Big Collaboration, Big Wisdom What do NASA, Lego and President Obama have in common? In their respective areas of leadership, they all demonstrated an early appreciation for the mass collaboration culture inspired by the internet. Some years ago, NASA started enlisting thousands of helpers it refers to as ‘Click Volunteers’.  These people, operating mostly from their personal computers at home, are playing a small but important role in building NASA’s information base. They help NASA map the surfaces of planets and the movement of stars through the night skies. Lego was at first wary of internet users who virally promoted their own peculiar reconfigurations of its Mindstorms robot kits. Gradually, the toy giant came to realise that these enthusiasts were ... click here to read the full editorial
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Recent Social Comments

››  Cannabis Decision by Durham Police - Nonsensical

Posted on: Wednesday 22 July 2015

››  Future E-Toll Style Technologies Challenge Economy and Ethics

Posted on: Tuesday 14 July 2015

››  Extending Sunday Trading - Economics Over Ethics

Posted on: Wednesday 8 July 2015

››  Greek Financial Crisis - It's About More Than Money

Posted on: Tuesday 30 June 2015

Recent Leadership Editorials

››  Big Data, Big Collaboration, Big Wisdom

Posted on: Thursday 5 February 2015

››  Millennials - Your Most Valuable Resource

Posted on: Monday 13 October 2014

››  How to Create a Human Digital Culture

Posted on: Thursday 31 July 2014

››  How The Internet Has Changed Leadership

Posted on: Thursday 13 March 2014