6 episodes

Welcome to Expanded Horizons, presented by Scania. A unique collection of near-future stories and in-depth round table discussions inspired by future cities, automation and collaboration.

When visionaries and storytellers explore ideas about city design, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and the power of collaboration, you might expect it to result in science fiction. This series of podcasts features science and fiction – because to invent the future, first you must imagine it…​

Join writer/journalist Leigh Alexander, futurist Adah Parris and Scania’s Håkan Schildt and Jean Rose.

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Welcome to Expanded Horizons, presented by Scania. A unique collection of near-future stories and in-depth round table discussions inspired by future cities, automation and collaboration.

When visionaries and storytellers explore ideas about city design, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and the power of collaboration, you might expect it to result in science fiction. This series of podcasts features science and fiction – because to invent the future, first you must imagine it…​

Join writer/journalist Leigh Alexander, futurist Adah Parris and Scania’s Håkan Schildt and Jean Rose.

    Scania Expanded Horizons: G.R.A.C.E. by Leigh Alexander

    Scania Expanded Horizons: G.R.A.C.E. by Leigh Alexander

    We know that without collaboration society would grind to a halt. In her short story “G.R.A.C.E.”, Leigh Alexander shares her vision of a future where human sensitivity, big data and artificial intelligence collaborate with some surprising outcomes.
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    • 17 min
    Scania Expanded Horizons: Collaboration Round Table

    Scania Expanded Horizons: Collaboration Round Table

    Is collaboration the key to successfully navigating the future? To find out, join writer and journalist Leigh Alexander, in discussion with futurist Adah Parris and Håkan Schildt and Jean Rose from Scania. They discuss why organisations and great minds need to get together to tackle the big issues our society faces.


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    • 23 min
    Scania Expanded Horizons: Night of the Marauders by Leigh Alexander

    Scania Expanded Horizons: Night of the Marauders by Leigh Alexander

    In “Night of the Marauders”, writer and journalist Leigh Alexander creates a world where AI and automation are part of everyday life, but for two young friends that can still be a little scary. This story in the series examines automation and touches upon the fears that it can induce and how, maybe, we can face them.


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    • 19 min
    Scania Expanded Horizons: Automation Round Table

    Scania Expanded Horizons: Automation Round Table

    The growth of automation will have far-reaching effects not only on vehicles but also on our society. Futurist Adah Parris, Håkan Schildt and Jean Rose from Scania take a look at its potential effects on all areas of society with writer and journalist Leigh Alexander.
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    • 31 min
    Scania Expanded Horizons: Heroes by Leigh Alexander

    Scania Expanded Horizons: Heroes by Leigh Alexander

    In her near-future, thought-provoking short story “Heroes”, writer and journalist Leigh Alexander explores the complex connection between humans and technology. We might not know what the future holds, but we know technology will change and challenge our experiences. Navigating everyday life in a tech-driven city may not be as simple as we’d hope.


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    • 21 min
    Scania Expanded Horizons: Future Cities Round Table

    Scania Expanded Horizons: Future Cities Round Table

    What can we expect from Future Cities? Join us on a trip to discover the changes we can expect and what urbanisation might look like in the future. How will we navigate these complex places? And do we need to rethink how we design cities completely?


    Scania's Håkan Schildt and Jean Rose discuss the potential of smart cities with futurist Adah Parris and writer and journalist Leigh Alexander.


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    • 43 min

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