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Will robots steal our jobs? How will shopping feel in virtual reality? Future Visions is a brand new podcast series from Virgin that explores the surreal world of tomorrow through the finest minds of today. With the help of scientists, experts and respected futurologists, presenter Natalie Campbell (Badass Women’s Hour / A Very Good Company) peers into the crystal ball to imagine what the world will look like in 20 years’ time – and what we’ll need in our future toolkit to survive. A Pixiu production for Virgin. Original theme composed by James Beckwith.
||ExplicitFuture Visions live in London||Natalie Campbell hosts a live Future Visions panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence and the future of work from THECUBE London. Following on from the first series of Future Visions we asked you, the listeners, to tell us what you wanted us to fo.||5 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy predicting the future is a really bad idea||In the final episode of the series Natalie Campbell introduces Ben Hammersley – who prefers to think of his job as being about getting people super-up-to-date rather than jumping too far ahead. He discusses whether ‘presentism’ could actually be t||27 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan we use AI to fight crime predictively?||Natalie Campbell introduces award-winning futurist Tracey Follows, who believes artificial intelligence could be a ruling force in the next 20 years. But in a world where automation is rife, can we trust algorithms to keep us safe and police our...||13 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs the future female?||In this episode Natalie Campbell explores the future visions of Cindy Gallop - a former ad-consultant (BBH) turned sex-tech entrepreneur (MakeLoveNotPorn) - who believes "in order to predict the future you have to invent it”. Cindy envisions a fut...||29 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat will shopping feel like in virtual reality?||Natalie Campbell is joined by Blockchain founder Peter Smith, who explores how tech will change the way we shop. We hear from virtual reality expert Tracey Wiedmeyer (InContext Solutions), artificial intelligence specialist Romney Evans (True Fit) and..||16 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre we heading towards a robotic doomsday?||Natalie Campbell explores the thoughts of Araceli Camargo – an entrepreneur and cognitive neuroscientist who believes artificial intelligence could spell a new chapter in human development. But are we heading towards utopia or something much more...||2 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCould human hearts really come from a 3D printer?||Natalie Campbell explores the visions of acclaimed British Futurologist Dr James Bellini – who predicts augmented and virtual realities (VR) are going to radically change life in the next 20 years. But are the changes all positive, and what does this.||18 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Future Visions||Natalie Campbell introduces Future Visions – a brand new series from Virgin. Subscribe now.||13 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Finally, real conversation about the future
I really have been waiting for a podcast about these topics. The futuristic chat is making headlines about ethical issues for us all. Why not bring it closer to home for a balanced view.
Thought provoking and fascinating
If you fancy a bit of future-gazing with inspiring guests, then this is the perfect listen.
Really interesting! Thanks for this great podcast.