Welcome to TVO’s Future Now website.

Future Now is a platform for discussion and for exploration around the issues put forward by the TVO documentaries Avatar Secrets and Life After Digital.

Think of this as an online magazine, where you can learn more about both documentaries, and then dig deeper into the issues they explore.

Each week, we’ll be posting thought provoking quotes and sound bites from both of these projects, meant to make you think about the ways digital technology is impacting human life — and to reflect on your own goals, behaviours, and opinions.


You’ll then have an opportunity to ‘vote’ on each idea presented via our interactive poll. Results from the polls will be aggregated and the results displayed at the end of this project.

We hope you’ll engage with our polls to help us get a sense of where we’re at as a community… now.

After you’ve voted, you then have the option to dive deeper into the site to learn more about the documentary projects, and about the digital themes that impact all of our daily lives. Read bi-weekly columns by Internet strategist, broadcaster and speaker, Jesse Hirsh, and writer/producer Ramona Pringle.