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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.

Jul 31, 2020

The shops, pubs and cinemas are back albeit in altered forms and they need our money - which we also need because so many households have less than £1500 in savings. Good luck with that if your boiler breaks down. In this episode of the #nearfuturist I speak to Kathryn Wright of Upside Saving about how apps and open...

Jul 17, 2020

In case you've been hiding, shopping is back for non-essential goods BUT not everyone wants to go. So what are the options for the shopper who wants to make a considered purchase so just a click on a website won't do? In this episode I speak to Aman Khurana, co-founder of Go Instore, about how technology can play...

Jul 3, 2020

Carbon footprints are an issue and have gone down during lockdown, so how do we continue to reduce them as we emerge? Near futurist podcaster Guy Clapperton talks to Siemens' Faye Bowser about what her company has done, what it advises its large clients and what smaller companies can do.

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