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Dec 17, 2018

In corporate computing there are often little silos of information everywhere - and Near Futurist Guy Clapperton should know, he's been writing about how they're coming to an end since 1989. Here Matt Klassen of Cherwell Software calls in from LA to discuss how to avoid ending up with your corporate systems dictating to...


Dec 7, 2018

Near Futurist Guy Clapperton interviews authors Paul Ashcroft and Garrick Jones about their new book, "Alive: digital humans and their organizations", taking in a bit of automation, a lot of leadership and management offerings and a very small amount of boating technology.

This is a fortnightly podcast but due to...


Nov 23, 2018

How often do you look outside your own industry? Graham Jones does and it's a good way of making sure you don't fall behind. In this episode, Near-Futurist Guy Clapperton talks to him about how to keep up to date when your company employs thousands, whether the middle-aged are as Internet-savvy as they claim and why a...


Nov 9, 2018

Are we teaching our kids the right things and to ask the right questions? When the Near-Futurist Guy Clapperton and this episode's interviewee Dave Coplin, late of Microsoft and now with The Envisioners, were growing up, you weren't allowed to use a calculator in a maths exam. Are we doing the same with...


Oct 30, 2018

Near-Futurist Guy Clapperton talks to cognitive neuroscientist and business psychologist Dr. Lynda Shaw in this new podcast dedicated to looking at shorter term predictions for the future.

If machines are doing things so well, how do we compete - or should we? Dr. Shaw has a few ideas on what makes us unique as humans.