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0 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
25 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
Flying with reduced carbon
As the Cop26 conference convenes in Glasgow we are aware we'll have to make changes and flying remains a major carbon polluter. This may be about to change, however, and in this Dividing Lines debate, sponsored by Diffusion PR, Guy Clapperton speaks to Tom Grundy of Hybrid Air Vehicles and Cristina Garcia-Duffy of the Aerospace Technology Institute about alternative technologies for freight, military and carrying people from A to B. If you like what you hear why not leave a review on iTunes or wherever you found it? And if you're one of the literally thousands of people who've listened to the podcast for the first time since the middle of October, welcome and thank you!
0 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
17 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Labels that speak
Suppose a pair of trainers could not only assure you they were genuine but enable you to sell them back to the manufacturer for remaking so someone else could have them? The process starts with smarter labelling - Guy Clapperton speaks to Max Winograd, VP of connected products for Avery Dennison. Like what you hear? Leave a review! Thank you.
27 minutes | Aug 20, 2021
Dividing Lines: Does vertical farming work?
Vertical farming - put your crops into a high rise building, maybe based on hydroponics so they take up less space and you control the climate. Is this the way forward to eliminate poverty? Neither of our guests think it's that simple. In this podcast Angry Chef blogger Anthony Warner debates Agritecture CEO Henry Gordon-Smith about what's going to work and what's not. Guy Clapperton chairs in this debate in the Dividing Lines series, sponsored by Diffusion PR. If you enjoy this show, why not put a review wherever you found it?
0 minutes | Aug 20, 2021
0 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
25 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
The Coca-Cola song from the 1970s, the Bond theme, Windows start-up, Apple switch-on - we're surrounded by aural branding as well as logos and visual cues. Michele Arnese, CEO of amp, talks us through what's going on. The show starts off with an explanation of an error I made during the interview - with apologies!
24 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Dividing Lines: Can Algorithms That Power Fake News Really Prevent Its Spread?
New to the Near Futurist - a mini-series of debates sponsored by Diffusion PR. In this episode Vinay Nair of Lightful returns to speak to Guillaume Bouchard of CheckStep - are we better off fighting misinformation through algorithms and AI or should we take the grass roots approach and look to people?
22 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Young people and data
Guy Clapperton interviews Helena Schwenk of Exasol on how the "D-native" generation doesn't necessarily think it's as fluent as all that in data - and the impact this will have on society and business. If you like what you're hearing why not leave a review wherever you found this edition - and if you wanted to read it rather than listen, check the transcript at https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/nearfuturist/Young_people_and_data_Near_Futurist_transcript.pdf
21 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
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. Hearing issues? Here's a transcript: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/nearfuturist/Cyndi_Williams_of_Quin_on_the_Near_Futurist_podcast.pdf If you like what you hear do please leave a review wherever you downloaded it. Thank you!
18 minutes | May 28, 2021
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.
24 minutes | May 14, 2021
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
14 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
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...
23 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
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. If you like this podcast why not leave a review wherever you get your podcasts from?
21 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
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.
22 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
It's a bird, it's a plane...
We've been promised these for ages and now at last they're going to arrive - Patrick Hessel of Airmobil explains how he's bringing the flying car to the market, when it will be available and (you'd better sit down for this bit) how much it will cost. For more info about the presenter Guy Clapperton check clappertonmediiaassociates.com
21 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Hacking the Hacker
What if you could actually fool the person trying to hack into your system that they were somewhere they wanted to be, when they're not? What if you could understand that sentence at first glance? Carolyn Crandall of Attivo Networks looks at what can be achieved against hackers that are already in the system. If you enjoy this podcast why not leave a review where you found it? Thank you!
25 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
IoT From Fridges To Ganges
Data collection is going to do everything from monitor your refrigerator to cleaning the river Ganges. Michael Sack, chief executive of Teracode, explains the difference the Internet of Things can make.
23 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
How secure is your home?
Home working is not so much mainstream as compulsory but it may not be as secure as a lot of people hope. Mike Wood of Versa Networks discusses the issues with Near Futurist Guy Clapperton. If you like what you hear, why not review it wherever you get your podcasts from?
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