The Future of the Nation-State

How the nation-state can find a way through digitalization.    Note: This essay is published as chapter 17 in the book Digital Transformation and Public Services: Societal Impacts in Sweden and Beyond. The book is the final report from The Internet and its Direct and Indirect Effects on Innovation and the Swedish Economy—a three-year research project funded by The... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about TRUST—in finance and in business

[Presentation at a launch event of a new book on FinTech in Sweden, see below]. Trust is a funny thing. It's a very human condition, which most people would consider absolutely essential in financial services and in business. Yet, we don't reflect much on what trust really is. Most often it's a gut feeling, not... Continue Reading →

Time to dispel the streetlight paradox of energy

This blog post was originally posted on   The current development in LENR, where things seem to be moving fast towards confirmation of a new energy source, could finally open a way to dispel what I call the streetlight paradox of energy. It's about time. You've probably heard the joke about the drunkard who is... Continue Reading →

Replication attempts are heating up cold fusion

(This blog post was first published on In just a few weeks, the whole landscape of cold fusion and LENR has changed significantly and, as many have noted, 2015 might bring a breakthrough for LENR in general, with increased public awareness, scientific acceptance and maybe even commercial applications. This is great news. For those who haven't... Continue Reading →

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