Change has never happened this fast before, and it will never be this slow again. Now, Near and Next is dedicated to exploring the social, technological, environmental and economic forces driving the bewildering pace of change.
In each episode we talk with industry experts to find out how they got to 'Now' in their diverse fields of expertise and explore the 'Near and Next' through the lens of design, innovation, entrepreneurship, technology, sustainability and wherever the winds of conversation take us.
The podcast is hosted by Matt Millington, Senior Director of Strategic Growth at Method. Method use design and technology to create business value; building brands, products and services fit for the digital age. Method is part of GlobalLogic a Silicon Valley based digital product engineering company.
009: Healthy Cyborgs
In this episode we talk to 'OG' interaction and product designer and ex Method Creative Director Alexander Grunsteidl. We pick up on a few threads from our beyond the pill episode, exploring how people are hacking or designing their own healthcare systems. We discuss Alexander's personal experiences of living with an implanted medical device and the part implanted devices might play in the future with use cases beyond healthcare. Prior to working at Method Alexander worked at Phillips and Apple designing medical devices. Alexander is currently Global Head of Design practises at Method's parent company GlobalLogic.
008: The Craft Of Technology
John Oswald, Managing Director of Method London, takes on the hosting chair to talk to Dr. Sunil Singh, CTO of GlobalLogic. John and Sunil explore why every company should be thinking about crafting their own technology platforms to be able to stand toe to toe with the tech giants.
007: Beyond The Pill
We're back with our first episode of 2020. Matt is joined by Alex Gilbert of Medopad and Alasdair Thong, to delve into what's next in pharmaceuticals and healthcare. From ancient Egyptian physicians to genetically guided treatments we explore just how we're going to be protecting our lives in the future.
BONUS: Happy Holidays from Method
A special message from Matt, including a digital holiday gift. We'll be back in the new year with more Now, Near and Next.
006: The Art of Asking Better Questions
This week Matt sits down with Method's Chief Design Officer, Alvaro Marquez to answer your questions about the Now, Near and Next of design.
005: Tackling uncertainty with Earth Science AI
This week Matt speaks to Iggy Bassi from Cervest about finding new ways to tackle climate change through Earth Science AI.
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I’ve only listened to the first two episodes and I like the style and flow of both the host and speakers. However, I like to end my podcasts with key takeaways and nuggets, and NN&N may offload a lot of information at once. Interesting listening nevertheless.