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Should I follow my boyfriend to Mars? Can I ask my friend to turn off her Alexa when I come over? Is it okay to have kids while the world is burning? Should I cryopreserve my dog? Your resident futurologist Rose Eveleth tackles the real, the almost-real, and the totally out there questions from today and tomorrow. The future is going to be weirder than we can even imagine, so let’s get ready for it together.
 
Podcast Festivals is a series of online conferences started during COVID by Sam Sethi, Andrew Grill and Minter Dial. Our inaugural festival was held on 28th May, called ‘The Future of Podcasting’ and our second Podcast Festival called “Voices of the World” was held on 15th July. Over 600+ people have so far attended both our festivals. Some of the amazing podcasters spoke at our festivals including Kara Swisher the New York Times journalist and award-winning podcaster on Pivot, Jason Phipps ...
 
London-based International Keynote Speaker and Actionable Futurist™ Andrew Grill looks at what's new and what's next, providing practical and actionable advice in each episode, where he is joined by global experts to talk about the near-term future. A futurist for over 35 years, Andrew will help you and your business stay ahead of the curve. Find out more at https://ActionableFuturist.com
 
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Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by journalist and author of The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power, Max Chafkin, to explore issues including…. —Some of the most powerful criticisms of billionaire investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel, and why exactly he is such a polarizing figure, —Peter Thiel’s rivalry with El…
 
Jono Coleman OAM died last week. Best known in the UK for the Virgin Radio breakfast show with Russ Williams, he was also on GLR, Heart 106.2, LBC (no, really), BBC London 94.9 and tradies favourite FIX Radio. While the BBC snootily relegated him to a local news story (and called his co-presenter “Russell Williams”), Jono’s death was quite rightly …
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by the Best-Selling Author of “The Molecule of More” and Professor and Vice Chair for clinical affairs in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University, Dr. Daniel Lieberman to explore issues including…. —How dopamine explains why we only want things until we get them,…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Futurist and author of the book, The Future of You, Tracey Follows to explore issues including… —Why in the future, you might be paying for your goods at the supermarket, not with a credit card or cell phone, but by using your face to make transactions, —How people might be able to ‘thought control’ mach…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by futurologist Dr. Ian Pearson to forecast what the world will look like in 2050, including: —Digital life extension; —The toilets of the future; —The prospect that sex with robots might occur more often than sex between humans; —Hypersonic travel; —3-D printed fast food; and finally —A digital afterlife.…
 
On this episode of the podcast, we spoke with Mark Schaefer, someone I’ve known for nearly a decade. We first met in 2012 after he published the best selling book “Return on Influence” while I was the CEO of influencer platform Kred. He’s also the author of the world's best-selling book on Twitter, The Tao of Twitter, as well as a raft of other boo…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Best-Selling Author Luke Burgis to explore issues including… —Why exactly we want the things that we want, —What’s so special about mirror neurons, —How babies learn to imitate within minutes of birth, —Why fulfillment stories are an effective way to overcome your mimetic impulses, and finally… —Why you …
 
In this episode, we spoke to Bret Greenstein who is Global Head of AI & Analytics for leading consulting firm Cognizant. Brett leads Cognizant’s Global Data Practice, focused on helping Chief Data Officers transform their businesses through Data Modernization. Prior to this, Bret lead IBM Watson’s Internet of Things Offerings, establishing new IoT …
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica, and author of Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days that Launched SpaceX, Eric Berger to explore issues including… —How Elon Musk demands the impossible from his employees - and more often than not gets it, —The specific challenges associated with creating a…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Best-Selling Author, Researcher, Behavior Scientist and Founder of the Stanford Behavior Design Lab Dr. BJ Fogg to explore issues including: —The evolutionary advantage to habits, and whether other animals exhibit them, —How habits make multi-tasking (or task-switching) possible, —The incentive shift fro…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Best-Selling Author and Dating Expert Jon Birger to explore issues including… —Why you should think of dating apps more like visiting the eBay marketplace than actually looking for a life partner… —Why offline relationships are shown to be three or four times longer lasting than online relationships… —Ho…
 
In this episode, we spoke to Sue Walter who is the CEO of Maggie and Rose, London's first and best-loved family members club. Sue is no stranger to Member’s clubs, having been the CEO of the Hospital Club where we met back in 2011. The Hospital Club was a club for creatives and was founded by Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen and Dave Stewart from th…
 
Braintrust is the new model for how work gets done, says founder and Chief Revenue Officer Gabriel Luna-Ostaseki on this episode of the podcast. Braintrust is the first user-controlled talent network that connects organisations with highly skilled tech talent. In this fascinating discussion, we covered topics such as: Why the way we work is outdate…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Professor of Neuroscience Dr. Austin Lim to explore issues including… —Why psychedelics like LSD, DMT and magic mushrooms are classified as Schedule I controlled substances… —What sort of impact these drugs have on the neurotransmitters in your brain in both the short and long-term… —Why the placebo effe…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Professor in American Politics, and chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Chicago, William Howell. Professor Howell and Ricky explore issues including: —How the historical rankings of the American presidents will change in the coming years as society’s values shift over time… —Wh…
 
Today's guest is the founding member and drummer from 1980s pop sensation Scritti Politti - Tom Morley. We had a fascinating discussion about how Tom moved from being a bonafide rockstar to become a "Rockstar Activator", motivating audiences and driving teamwork at events around the world through the use of music, instruments and a healthy dose of …
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Director of the Netflix Documentary “A Life On Our Planet,” and Executive Producer of the Netflix Documentary Series “Our Planet,” Dr. Keith Scholey to explore issues including: —Why biodiversity in our wildlife isn’t just nice to have - it is critical to the continua…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by astrophysicist and Professor of Science at Harvard University Avi Loeb to explore issues including: —How confident we can be that there is extraterrestrial life somewhere in our galaxy, —What exactly scientists are looking for when they look for life beyond earth, —Why the scientific community has been r…
 
Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by American chess grandmaster and U.S. Olympic Gold Medallist Sam Shankland to explore issues including: —The onerous process of becoming a grandmaster in chess, and why SO few chess players ever earn the title of grandmasters, —Just how realistic the Netflix series, the Queens Gambit, was at portraying che…
 
Should I sublimate to another dimension? What does that even mean? Are there other dimensions? What about wormholes? And what if, instead of trying to use physics to get away from it all, you actually faced your fears? Featuring physics and metaphysics wisdom from Dr. Katie Mack, author of The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) and an or…
 
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