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The future of tech: the next billion seconds are the most important in human history as technology transforms the way we live and work. The rate of change we will experience will be the fastest humanity has ever seen. Award winning podcast creator and journalist, Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster whose work and global connections in all things internet and tech extend back to the early days of the web. He speaks to the brightest minds shaping this new ...
 
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PayPal is the global leader in payments. Early in 2021 they’ll offer Bitcoin to their nearly half billion users, changing how we think of money. Are we ‘crossing the Rubicon’ into a time when cryptocurrencies are used and traded by people everywhere? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
We’re rapidly erasing the boundary between the make-believe worlds of video games and the real world of sensors and visualisation. Microsoft’s Flight Simulator 2020 allows you to fly over the whole world - with all the cities and countryside presented in detail - just as they are in reality. Is it now possible to “fly" through everything we know ab…
 
In the late 90s, military technology collided with entertainment, a destiny reaching back to the first flight simulators, nearly a century ago. We have amazing games today because of the Cold War - and a historic tank battle no one saw coming. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By PodcastOne Australia
 
The post-COVID world won’t be dominated by office work. We’ll blend technologies - and new leadership skills - to create meaningful 21st century jobs. Australian tech giant 'Atlassian’s' “work futurist” Dom Price and Sally Dominguez share insights we can all apply to craft a career that’s both satisfying, and resilient in a world of rising automati…
 
Can airlines recover after the 99% fall in International flights during the pandemic? If they do, will we even be able to afford the ticket? Is there any future in cheap travel? Airline expert Ron Bartsch takes us on a journey through the near future of air travel : It looks a lot like the past, when air travel was expensive - and subsidised by gov…
 
Life in the bush can be beautiful - and dangerous. Can a simple examination of our homes make them safer in bushfires? How can we ‘read’ the bush - and heal it - to avoid catastrophic bushfires? Mark Pesce speaks with Indigenous land and fire expert Victor Steffenson about what we don’t know about the bush - and should. Architect Ian Weir then walk…
 
How can we prepare for more frequent heatwaves? The hot, dry conditions that preceded our Black Summer bushfires are becoming more common. Paleoclimatologist Nerilie Abram used coral samples to look back into a thousand years of climate, and heatwave expert Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick analysed the last seventy years of global data about heatwaves. Ou…
 
Fire, Floods, COVID 19, what can we expect to happen next and how can we be ready for it? Over the next 6 episodes we have put together the 'Users Guide to the Future'. Starting with the future of rain, heavier rain, causing coastal erosion and floods. How can we prepare to meet these risks - to keep ourselves and homes safe? We listened to some of…
 
The global banking system as we know is changing, so will you be ready for it? From transformations in how we save, spend and invest, futurists Mark Pesce & Andrew Davis explore the rise of the ‘Neobank’ on this new series… BETABANK! This 5 part mini series is live tomorrow! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
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