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What you need to know about the future — so you can make the best decisions today. The rate of change we are experiencing is the fastest humanity has ever seen. Stay head of the pack with award winning podcast creator, journalist & futurist Mark Pesce as he simplifies the complex technological and societal changes we face - how we will work, connect, use money and even the food we eat. 

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What you need to know about the future — so you can make the best decisions today. The rate of change we are experiencing is the fastest humanity has ever seen. Stay head of the pack with award winning podcast creator, journalist & futurist Mark Pesce as he simplifies the complex technological and societal changes we face - how we will work, connect, use money and even the food we eat. 

    Can we make friends with a superpower China?

    Can we make friends with a superpower China?

    Prediction: Our long-running low-level spats with China are the new normal, the Chinese superpower rubbing up against the regional power of Australia. Series 5 continues with some predictions on geopolitics in this decade, when America and China swap positions, and political power tilts eastward.

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    • 14 min
    Will you own an electric car this decade?

    Will you own an electric car this decade?

    Prediction: At least half of all passenger vehicles sold by 2030 will be electric, revolutionising transportation - and energy. Series 5 continues with more bold predictions for the next decade -- an era of transition and remediation, as we work to cool the climate.



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    • 15 min
    Why will all cash will be digital by 2030?

    Why will all cash will be digital by 2030?

    Revolutionising how we spend, save and invest - Series 5 launches with bold predictions for the next decade - starting with the incredible transformations happening to money.

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    • 17 min
    What lessons has 2020 taught us?

    What lessons has 2020 taught us?

    The pandemic has touched every aspect of our lives - forcing us to recalibrate our privacy, our connections with others, even the way we use cash. Walking through series 4, we peek into a few of the significant discoveries in this series - reflecting on what we’ve learned.

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    • 29 min
    What’s the secret to building a better world?

    What’s the secret to building a better world?

    Do we have surrender our hopes for utopia, or can we learn from others who found the levers to move our world to a better place? Together, are we strong enough to use these tools to change our course?

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    • 34 min
    Could PayPal be the tipping point for cryptocurrencies?

    Could PayPal be the tipping point for cryptocurrencies?

    PayPal is the global leader in payments. Early in 2021 they’ll offer Bitcoin to their nearly half billion users, changing how we think of money. Are we ‘crossing the Rubicon’ into a time when cryptocurrencies are used and traded by people everywhere?

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    • 30 min

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