67 episodes

Fortnightly look at the impact of future technologies on our lives - what can we do now to prepare for the next few years? Senior journalist Guy Clapperton presents a series of interviews with consultants, technologists and future thinkers in general that takes the shorter-term view rather than forecasting decades ahead.

The Near-Futurist Guy Clapperton

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Fortnightly look at the impact of future technologies on our lives - what can we do now to prepare for the next few years? Senior journalist Guy Clapperton presents a series of interviews with consultants, technologists and future thinkers in general that takes the shorter-term view rather than forecasting decades ahead.

    Diabetes: how apps can help

    Diabetes: how apps can help

    Lockdown has prompted unhealthy behaviours in a lot of us and we're putting on weight. One unlooked-for effect of all this is diabetes, and Cyndi Williams of Quin has an app to help. She tells Guy Clapperton about this and how misunderstood diabetes is in this 21 minute podcast.

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    • 21 min
    Elevate Yourself

    Elevate Yourself

    We all use elevators but did you know that the maintenance charge can be invoked even when they haven't moved? Augustin Celier of Uptime believes it's time for a new model.

    • 18 min
    Dancing with Robots

    Dancing with Robots

    Dr. Merritt Moore is a bit of a renaissance woman in that she is a professional ballet dancer with a doctorate in physics and a qualified astronaut.
    She has a lot to say about the divide between arts and scientists in this episode in which she speaks to Guy Clapperton

    • 23 min
    State of the Stadium

    State of the Stadium

    Live sport is on the way back and it's going to be soon but we all want stadiums to be safe. Mike Elliot, CEO of Over-C, explains how the answer may lie in the Internet of Things.

    Find out more about presenter Guy Clapperton at clappertonmediaassociates.com - oh go on, he spent $3 on that football crowd sound effect just for you...

    • 14 min
    Your HQ in Cyberspace

    Your HQ in Cyberspace

    Vicky Brock of cyber-safety specialist Vistalworks could see her international government clients becoming unable to buy from her after Brexit - so she started looking around and ended up with a virtual residency in Estonia. She talks Guy Clapperton through the process and how it's helped her business and clients.

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    • 22 min
    Will you get the vaccine?

    Will you get the vaccine?

    Vaccine hesitancy is a major problem among certain minorities and the answer lies not exclusively in old-fashioned campaigns but in the digital world where the misinformation begins. Vinay Nair of Lightful talks ton ear futurist Guy Clapperton.

    • 21 min

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Laxer24 ,

Great Podcast and Interesting Insight

Guy has a great podcast here. It is informative and insightful on relevant topics.

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