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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 month.

Jan 18, 2019

There are thousands of rare diseases out there and one of the biggest issues is linking the symptoms to the disease and then connecting them all to a patient. Tim Guilliams is co-founder of Healx and with a skeleton staff, of technologists rather than medical personnel, he aims to find cures for 100 of them...

Jan 7, 2019

Phrases like "gig economy" and "zero hours contracts" are rarely used in any positive sense but freelancing is increasingly important to the workplace, says Sarah Johnson, co-founder of consultancy The Akin. Her organization is very much a virtual set-up and in this episode of the Near Futurist she discusses...