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The Book of the Future podcast examines tomorrow's world through the work of applied futurist, Tom Cheesewright, as he helps a range of people and organisations to see what's next.

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    • Social Sciences

The Book of the Future podcast examines tomorrow's world through the work of applied futurist, Tom Cheesewright, as he helps a range of people and organisations to see what's next.

    New Year, New Book, Free Chapter

    New Year, New Book, Free Chapter

    Kicking off a new season of episodes of the podcast, Tom shares some news about why he went quiet in late 2019 (it's all good) and invites you to #AskAFuturist your questions (Tweet him at @bookofthefuture with this hashtag or email hello@bookofthefuture.co.uk). Plus, an audio sample chapter from his book, High Frequency Change.

    • 14 min
    Future Builders: Education and endless learning

    Future Builders: Education and endless learning

    Tom speaks to the founders of AI-powered learning platform Future Builders, Spencer Ayres and Jordan Poulton, about the future of education and the need to keep our skills current throughout our careers.

    • 43 min
    Smart Cities are about cost. Living Cities are about value.

    Smart Cities are about cost. Living Cities are about value.

    In the future we may be able to ask whether a building, or even a whole city, is making us happy. Plus, what Apple’s announcements mean for the future of TV.

    • 9 min
    Don’t get caught staring at the third horizon.

    Don’t get caught staring at the third horizon.

    Why we should only consider the far future when we have understood the near. Plus, the ideology at the heart of the web: why it’s critical to keep it open.

    • 9 min
    Where Are You?

    Where Are You?

    Before you set off for tomorrow, look closely at where you are today, or risk getting lost along the way. Plus, Bright but bleak: futurism and the climate.

    • 12 min
    Choice and the future of politics.

    Choice and the future of politics.

    Tom talks to Michael Taylor, journalist, author, and recent Change UK candidate, about choice in politics, the fracturing of old alliances, and whether choice as a message is always a euphemism for markets.

    • 54 min

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