The Futures Lab

The Futures Lab

Welcome to The Futures Lab.  We are launching Futures programming — events, programs, and media — that will help organizations and individuals explore and build alternate futures together.  

Wearing a Cape This Whole Time . . . with Tania Katan

Megan Elliott shares her journey from Australia and indigenous cultural media to trade union representation in Ireland to traveling across Asia connecting leaders and cultures . . before she was found on LinkedIn to bring her superpowers to Nebraska. She tells of the shared collaborative creation of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, which works to create “pirates, magicians, and wizards” who can reach their dream job or create their dream company right out of school.

Pirates, Magicians, and Wizards . . . with Megan Elliott

Megan Elliott shares her journey from Australia and indigenous cultural media to trade union representation in Ireland to traveling across Asia connecting leaders and cultures . . before she was found on LinkedIn to bring her superpowers to Nebraska. She tells of the shared collaborative creation of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, which works to create “pirates, magicians, and wizards” who can reach their dream job or create their dream company right out of school.

An Incredible Experiment. . . with Frosty McNeill and Ale Cohen

Ale Cohen and Frosty McNeill @dublabfrosty share their journey through “experimenting with sound” and community in building the Internet radio collective @DUBLAB over the past two decades. They share what inspired and drove them to build this institution and how it has shifted gears in our listen-from-home global era.