The Front Row
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A show about how education and technology accelerate social progress and innovation. We speak with the people who are making a difference across a range of fields, as we journey through the past and present to see what it takes to solve the problems of the future. Brought to you by 2U, a company that partners with great colleges and universities to build the world’s best digital education. Follow along at 2u.com/podcast or tweet us @2Uinc #NoBackRow.
||Clean6: Cities of Tomorrow||By the year 2050, more than 60% of the world’s populations will live in cities. Humanity has come a long way since the very first cities began to emerge about ten thousand years ago. Today, cities like New York, Tokyo and Barcelona are centers of innova||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Future of Digital Privacy||Digital privacy and cybersecurity concerns are an ever-increasing threat. As our homes and cars get smarter, they become more susceptible to hacks. How can we better prepare ourselves to counteract these invisible threats? Meet the experts focused on safe||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Data for Good||As our lives become more and more digital, we hear a lot about the dangers of big data, data leaks, loss of privacy, security etc. The flipside is that data can also be harnessed for social good, and applied to make progress in justice, mental and public||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Future of Epidemics||The plague killed sixty percent of the Europe's population in the 14th century. Today medical professionals are arming themselves against future epidemics with a variety of unique weapons from tracking wild animals carrying diseases we don’t even know||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Future of Aging||We are at the cusp of the Silver Tsunami: by 2050, the number of Americans over the age of 65 will have doubled, while the number older than 85 will have tripled. The tide is rolling in and we’ll meet people who are determined to make living longer, bet||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Workforce of the Future||We hear a lot about the manufacturing industry slowing down, work going overseas, and automation making some jobs obsolete. In today’s uncertain economic and political climate, it’s easy to feel a little lost -- but we’ll introduce you to people who||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing The Front Row||A podcast about what it takes to solve the problems of the future. Brought to you by 2U.||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Very interesting concepts! It's going to get you thinking!
Embrace the Future
Learned something new! An entertaining podcast that blends history with the near future. The Front Row has a Freakonomics quality to it that I appreciated.
This episode (Workforce of the Future) is as much a look ahead as it is a historical reminder about the role technology plays in the working lives of many. Interesting commentary from those interviewed turns concepts into examples.
Looking forward to the next episode!
Innovation plus education equals the future
Excited to hear more from industry experts about these interesting topics affecting our day to day lives. Looking forward to the discussion about the future of healthcare!