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Thanks for dropping by. My name is Guy Clapperton. I’ve been a tech journalist for 30 years and I love to interview experts on what's coming up.

I’ve called this podcast and the presentations I do with it “The Near-Futurist”. Click on "About" to find out more about my speaking; meanwhile the podcast episodes are below and there's a new one every other week.

Jul 19, 2019

It's 50 years ago this week that Neil Armstrong first stepped out of Apollo 11 and onto the moon's surface, followed by Buzz Aldrin (and don't you feel sorry for Michael Collins, who had to stay in the capsule for the duration). Cooped up, uncomfortable - and of course we're still travelling in space, to the International Space Station and back.

So who looks after the comfort of the modern astronauts, how do they get the data and how do they process it? Near Futurist Guy Clapperton had a chat with David Meza, knowledge architect at NASA, about how the process of gradual learning and improvement works.

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The Near Futurist was recently listed in the Top 10 Futurist Podcasts - my thanks to Anuj and the team for its inclusion.