May
17
Fri
2019
The Practical Futurist Podcast Episiode 1
May 17 @ 19:00 – 20:00
The Practical Futurist Podcast Episiode 1

In the 1st episode of the Practical Futurist Podcast, I spoke with Impacttologist Martin Brooks about the Future of Communication. Recorded in London May 2019. Listen to all Podcast episodes on the Podcast page with links to listen or subscribe via your favourite podcast platform. For more information on Martin and a full transcript of the episode, head to the Episode 1 page.

In this show we covered a range of topics:

  • What is an Impacttologist and who would hire one?
  • What levers can you pull to make you a better communicator and maximise your impact?
  • How we communicate in a world without face-to-face communication (eg messaging apps, Skype etc)?
  • Tips to become a better presenter
  • Tips to communicate more effectively in conference calls
  • How persuaders are irreplaceable and how those with these skills will transcend the threats from AI
  • 3 Suggestions for next week
  • What’s been the greatest technology threat/opportunity for your business?
Jun
3
Mon
2019
The Future of Work Podcast
Jun 3 @ 09:00 – 10:00

Andrew appeared on the 3rd Episode of the “We r Future” podcast to talk about the future of work.

A link to the podcast website can be found here or you can listen to or watch a replay below.

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The Practical Futurist Podcast Episode 2
Jun 3 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The Practical Futurist Podcast Episode 2

In Episode 2 we speak with Minter Dial about AI and Ethics, following on from the launch of his new book “Heartificial Empathy” and understand what companies can do to be more empathetic.

Listen to all Podcast episodes on the Podcast page with links to listen or subscribe via your favourite podcast platform. For more information on Minter nd a full transcript of the episode, head to the Episode 2 page.

In this show we covered a range of topics:

  • What is “Heartificial empathy”?
  • The need for empathy in business
  • Can we create empathy in a machine?
  • Feeling vs cognitive empathy
  • Ethics in AI
  • Avoiding conscious bias
  • How can we learn to be more empathetic?
  • The case for reading great novels
  • Empathy as a key competitive advantage
  • The rise of the “Empathy Index”
  • 3 Practical tips for next week
Jun
17
Mon
2019
The Practical Futurist Podcast Episode 3
Jun 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The Practical Futurist Podcast Episode 3

In Episode 3 we speak with James Poulter about the opportunities for voice with consumers and B2B.

Listen to all Podcast episodes on the Podcast page with links to listen or subscribe via your favourite podcast platform. For more information on James and a full transcript of the episode, head to the Episode 3 page.

In this show we covered a range of topics including:

  • Why James started podcasting back in 2007
  • Key learnings from being an early podcaster
  • How the next generation will interact with computers using voice
  • How smart speakers will drive the growth of all voice services
  • Is there a voice “killer app” yet?
  • What will Google Duplex do for voice?
  • Building empathy into voice services
  • The science of voice phrasing for success
  • The notion of a “brand tone of voice”
  • Predictions for voice in the next 18 months?
  • The possibility for dedicated voice departments
  • Ambient listening – what is it and what are the implications?
  • How voice is growing thanks to “screen fatigue”
  • The rise of voice + AR
  • Voice in the enterprise
  • Privacy vs utility – crossing the “privacy chasm”
  • Three things listeners can do next week to experiment with voice
  • Offer of a free Amazon Echo to the first listener to contact James @JamesPoulter with the hashtag #practicalfuturistpodcast