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Should I follow my boyfriend to Mars? Can I ask my friend to turn off her Alexa when I come over? Is it okay to have kids while the world is burning? Should I cryopreserve my dog? Your resident futurologist Rose Eveleth tackles the real, the almost-real, and the totally out there questions from today and tomorrow. The future is going to be weirder than we can even imagine, so let’s get ready for it together.
 
International Keynote Speaker and Practical Futurist Andrew Grill looks at what's new and what's next, providing practical and actionable advice in each bi-weekly episode, where he is joined by global experts to talk about the near-term future. A futurist for over 35 years, Andrew will help you and your business stay ahead of the curve. Find out more at https://futurist.london
 
A weekly audio column with the most interesting news about radio's future. James Cridland is a radio futurologist - a writer, speaker and consultant concentrating on the effect that new platforms and technology are having on the radio business across the world. James has worked in radio since 1989. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
 
Podcast Festivals is a series of online conferences started during COVID by Sam Sethi, Andrew Grill and Minter Dial. Our inaugural festival was held on 28th May, called ‘The Future of Podcasting’ and our second Podcast Festival called “Voices of the World” was held on 15th July. Over 600+ people have so far attended both our festivals. Some of the amazing podcasters spoke at our festivals including Kara Swisher the New York Times journalist and award-winning podcaster on Pivot, Jason Phipps ...
 
The Influencers & Entrepreneurs Podcast unpacks the minds of interesting successful social influencers as well as digitally focused entrepreneurs.I speak with a varied range of social influencers and entrepreneurial people and share what I learnt along the way.I uncover how my guests build their brands and profiles online and how they use digital technology to enable them to live amazing lives whilst creating successful businesses along the way.
 
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Can I ask my friend to turn off her Alexa when I go to her house? To answer that question, Dr. Simone Browne joins the show to talk about privacy, ethics, and whose job it is to convince someone to not opt into surveillance. 〰️〰️〰️ More information and show notes here 〰️〰️〰️ Advice For And From The Future is written, edited and performed by Rose Ev…
 
The futurology shop is closed for repairs today (pesky robot put a hole in the wall) so please enjoy the first episode of Open World, a new show about hope, the future, and how to get there. This episode features a reading from The City We Became, by N.K. Jemisin, scored by T.H. Ponders, followed by a conversation with Jemisin and Glitch CEO Anil D…
 
Today's question comes from a future where humans live a long, long time. And some of them might want to date. But how do you make sure you're not actually dating someone you're related to? And what's the point of dating anyway? To find out, I call Dr. Janina Jeff, a geneticist and senior scientist at Illumina, as well as the host of a podcast call…
 
Are bugs the food of the future? Should I start a bug farm? What’s the best way to cook them? All that and more on today’s episode, featuring the amazing Soleil Ho, food critic at the San Francisco Chronicle, host of the podcast Extra Spicy, and founder of the podcast Racist Sandwich. 〰️〰️〰️ More information and show notes here 〰️〰️〰️ Advice For An…
 
Lory Martinez was interviewed by Andrew Grill. They discussed the origin of her podcast, Lory's mission and business model as well as some of her secret sauce that goes into the making of her show. Born to Colombian parents, Lory is a trilingual New Yorker living in Paris who runs the Mija Podcast and is CEO and founder of Studio Ochenta, a Paris-b…
 
Amit Varma was interviewed by Minter Dial. They discussed the state of podcasting in India, the backstory and creation of his podcast, The Seen and the Unseen, his underlying mission and how he has crafted such a successful show. SHOW NOTES "I'm not aiming to have the audience of today listen to me. I want someone thirty years later to be able to h…
 
Ning Yan was interviewed by Minter Dial. They discussed the surprising state of podcasting and the audio market in China, the mission and success of her podcast, A Thousand Whys, how her podcast is helping to bring the Chinese culture to the world. About the Chinese audio/podcasting market China developed its own mode of online audio market, includ…
 
Dan Snow was interviewed by Minter Dial. They discussed the origin of his podcast, HistoryHit, how it works with the TV platform he created as well as the backstory to some of his brilliant episodes. SHOW NOTES The best time to plant a tree is 10 years ago. Right? Obviously, but the second best time is right now. And so yeah, of course you should h…
 
George the Poet was interviewed by Sam Sethi. They discussed the origin of his podcast and the influence of his platform before discussing what comes next for George. George Mpanga, better known by his stage name George the Poet, is a London-born spoken-word artist, poet, rapper, and podcast host of Ugandan heritage, with an interest in social and …
 
Today’s question is about just how much to trust your boss. Should you let them implant a chip in your hand? To answer that question, I talked to Stacy-Marie Ishmael, journalist, editor, and career advice-giver. You can read Stacy-Marie’s newsletter here. 〰️〰️〰️ More information and show notes here 〰️〰️〰️ Advice For And From The Future is written, …
 
Today’s episode is about proof, identity and DNA. What are you looking for, when you look for your heritage? What can DNA really tell you? And who decides which forms of proof are required when? To answer this question, we spoke with Dr. Alondra Nelson, president of the Social Science Research Council and Harold F. Linder Professor at the Institute…
 
Today's guest is Jeremy Thompson, who is Executive Vice President of Huawei UK, and oversees the development of Huawei's UK businesses. Jeremy joined Huawei UK in 2012 as deputy managing director with specific responsibility for carrier strategy, business change, and key customers. Prior to Huawei, Jeremy worked for 20 years in senior management ro…
 
Bradley Davis was interviewed by Andrew Grill. They looked at the issue of podcast discovery. With 1 million shows on Apple podcasts alone, how do you find great podcasts? Bradley talked at how his company Podchaser is seeking to become the IMDB of podcasting, and also spoke about the tricky question of finding great guests for your show. Show Note…
 
Drew Ackerman was interviewed by Minter Dial. They looked at the story of the man behind Sleep With Me, how Drew uses purpose to produce his show, a look at the business model and how he handles the off and online pressures of such a well-known podcast. Show Notes & Transcription https://podcastfestival.events/speakers/drew-ackerman…
 
Siobhán McHugh was interviewed by Minter Dial, They discussed how to create award-winning podcasts, the keys to crafting a great narrative, looking at voice, point of view and sound wizardry in an audio format. Show Notes and Transcription https://podcastfestival.events/speakers/siobhan-mchughBy Dr Siobhán McHugh
 
Jason Phipps was interviewed by Sam Sethi. They discussed what plans Jason has for BBC Sounds Platform and what podcasts does Jason look for when commissioning a new podcast for the BBC and how you too might be commissioned for a podcast series. Show Notes & Transcription: https://podcastfestival.events/speakers/jason-phipps…
 
James Cridland was interviewed by Andrew Grill. They uncovered the trends James is seeing as editor of Podnews, a website dedicated to the growth of podcasting, and his predictions for what’s next. Show Notes & Transcriptions https://podcastfestival.events/speakers/james-cridlandBy James Cridland - Podcast Festival
 
Kara Swisher was interviewed by Sam Sethi. They discussed how Kara built her own media group and how she developed her award-winning podcasts, Pivot and Recode Decode, which last year Adweek named the Podcast of the Year, and why she is moving her to podcast for the New York Times in September to host a bi-weekly show. Show Notes & Transcription ht…
 
On today’s trip to and from the future, we’re considering questions of truth, reality, and how to be a good sharer of news. How do you avoid sharing fake information? How do you tell what’s real and what’s not? In this swirling vortex of disinformation, how can you make sure you’re not contributing to the problem? To help guide us through the swamp…
 
Today's advice question: Should you cryopreserve your dog? To answer that conundrum, Rose spoke with Ace Tilton Ratcliff, a writer and the co-founder of Haper's Promise. Ace wrote about their experience with pet cryopreservation here: "Cryonics, Dakota the Dog, and the Hope of Forever." Advice For And From The Future is written, edited and performe…
 
Is it okay to bring a child into the world, if the world is on fire both literally and figuratively? What are the ethics of having babies given climate change? Should I, personally, have a kid? This question has become more and more common, and on today’s episode Rose talks to Meehan Crist, writer-in-residence in Biological Sciences at Columbia Uni…
 
What happens when your partner wants to flee this planet, and you want to stay? Is wanting to go to Mars basically saying you want to break up? Can you have a long, long, long distance relationship? Is a five-year date a terrible idea? To answer this interplanetary conundrum, Rose calls up Andrea Silenzi, host and creator of the dating podcast Why …
 
We spoke with James Cridland, Editor of leading podcast news site Podnews. Podcasting is on the rise, with 96,500 new podcasts in May 2020 alone. On this episode we discussed a number of topics related to podcasting, including: Is Podcasting is on the increase? The half-life of a podcast series Is podcasting the new blogging? How Podnews started Pr…
 
Should I follow my boyfriend to Mars? Can I ask my friend to turn off her Alexa when I come over? Is it okay to have kids? You have questions, and on Advice for and from the Future, we have answers. And when we don’t have answers, we have educated guesses. With the help of experts, time travelers, and a handful of inanimate objects, we'll take on y…
 
In this special edition of the Practical Futurist Podcast, we spoke with Dan Ziv, CEO of Touchnote, a digital company that is providing a creative way for personal communication which I think we’d all agree is needed even more during this very challenging 2020. Dan runs a small company of 50 people, and we looked at how his company runs remotely, h…
 
In this time of extreme uncertainty, what can we do to to thrive and overcome an unprecedented time in our personal and business life? Dr Lynn Gribble based her PhD on the psychological underpinnings of the effects of retrenchment - that is thriving in uncertainty. We asked her back onto the show to look at some practical tips we can use during thi…
 
So networking is all about going to events, collecting cards and connecting on LinkedIn right? Think again! Any Lopata provides some incredible advice about how to move beyond simple "networking" and develop strong professional relationships. On this episode you will learn: Why connecting is not enough Creating a networking strategy The Professiona…
 
We've all heard about 5G or fifth generation mobile technologies but what is it all about and what does the future hold for 5G? To help answer this question, Practical Futurist Andrew Grill spoke to Paul Scanlan who is the CTO of Huawei's Carrier Business Group. In this episode, Paul discussed the 5 reasons to trust 5G. 1. No harmful electromagneti…
 
The Internet of Things or IoT is probably the most-hyped technology behind blockchain - but what does it really mean and what are the uses of the technology. Practical Futurist Andrew Grill spoke with the CEO and co-founder of Microshare, Ron Rock - one of the pioneers of IoT. In this wide-ranging chat we looked at what IoT is, why it has been misu…
 
With Podcasting now becoming mainstream, what is the future of this medium? To answer this question I spoke with one of the original B2B podcasters, Minter Dial who has produced a weekly show since 2010 with over 350 episodes to date. I first met Minter in 2012 and have been a guest on his show twice before. Minter first appeared on Series 1, episo…
 
To kick off a new year and a new series of the Practical Futurist Podcast, we spoke about a topic the World Economic Forum has identified as one of the top global threats - cyber attacks, This episode features Nick Coleman who is IBM’s Global Head of Cyber Security Risk where he specialises in evaluating risks from cyber adversaries, digital transf…
 
Do you think disruptively? In this episode we spoke with self-described "Rough Diamond", Nicole Yershon about what it means to think like a disruptor and how disruption can be turned into an advantage. Nicole is not new to disruption. When Nicole joined Ogilvy in 2000 she was given the simple brief of “bringing the agency into the 21st century”. Sh…
 
Cryptocurrency and especially bitcoin has been one of the most over-hyped technologies this decade. To better understand the opportunity for cryptocurrencies and blockchain, I spoke with Jeremy Epstein, CEO of Never Stop Marketing, who has 20 years of international marketing experience. Most recently, Jeremy was VP, Marketing at Sprinklr which grew…
 
Great content that cuts through the noise is key in a disrupted B2B world. In this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Eric Fulwiler who recently joined 11:FS - a financial services transformation company as CMO, overseeing their media and marketing teams across the group. He spent the last 10 years in digital advertising agencies, most recently a…
 
With the rise and rise of online shopping can the high street survive? To answer this question and others on the future of retail I asked Julian Fisher, CEO of Retail platform Jisp for his expert views. Julian has enjoyed a varied background in technology, payments and new media, and in 1994 he launched the UK’s first internet exhibition. Since the…
 
In episode 11 we speak with Dr Elaine Kasket who tells stories about the impact of the digital age on how we live and how we die, and helps others write and speak powerfully about what matters to them. She is the author of a fascinating book on the subject “All the Ghosts in the Machine” which I had the pleasure of reading ahead of our recording. I…
 
In Episode 10 we speak with Lauren Walker, who is the Chief Operating & Data Officer in EMEA for leading agency Dentsu Aegis. Lauren joined the group in 2017 from IBM and leads a team of more than 600 people across operations, market research, social science, digital and data science, and engineering. She spent a decade at IBM with a raft of senior…
 
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