Jacques Barcia is an award-winning journalist, author and futurist. His core interests are in the futures of narratives and the narratives about the futures. He holds a masters in Design and is one of the co-founders of Futuring Today, a network that blends foresight, design, and science fiction to prototype the futures.
Jacques is the futurist-in-residence of Brazilian non-profit science and technology park Porto Digital (www.portodigital.org), where he helps startups innovate for the the next decade. He’s also a fellow at the Centre For Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies (www.cppfs.org) and teaches Design Futures at Cesar School (www.cesar.school).
Jacques has written on technology, economics, crime, and human rights for newspapers in Brazil. He has researched on a range of futures topics such as energy, work, entrepreneurship, cities, media, and grief. Jacques’s fiction has been featured in Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic Science Fiction and The Apex Book of World Science Fiction; and has appeared in magazines such as Clarkesworld and Electric Velocipede.