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The Futurized podcast goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, interviews smart people with a soul. Every week, founders, authors, executives and other thought leaders come on the show to discuss the societal impact of deep tech (e.g. AI, blockchain, IoT, CRISPR, nanotech, 3D printing, quantum, robotics) and the emerging future of work, markets, business and society.

The Futurized podcast goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, interviews smart people with a soul. Every week, founders, authors, executives and other thought leaders come on the show to discuss the societal impact of deep tech (e.g. AI, blockchain, IoT, CRISPR, nanotech, 3D printing, quantum, robotics) and the emerging future of work, markets, business and society.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Futurized podcast goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, interviews smart people with a soul. Every week, founders, authors, executives and other thought leaders come on the show to discuss the societal impact of deep tech (e.g. AI, blockchain, IoT, CRISPR, nanotech, 3D printing, quantum, robotics) and the emerging future of work, markets, business and society.

Twitter:

@trondau

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 617 939 9171


Episodes

Upskilling Youth for the 21st Century Bioeconomy

4/13/2021
Natalie Kuldell, Executive Director & founder, BioBuilder Educational Foundation, interviewed by Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author. In this conversation, we talk about synthetic biology for all, bringing engineering into life science and about deep science in classrooms. We discuss disruptive forces (tech, regulation, business models, social dynamics). We discuss skills shortage initiatives, biomanufacturing jobs, business models, exciting startups such as Ginkgo Bioworks...

Duration:00:51:28

The Future of Vertical Farming

4/6/2021
Eddy Badrina, CEO of Eden Green, interviewed by host Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author. In this conversation, we talk about whether indoor grown food is equally healthy? How has the space of vertical farming emerged? We discuss the demand for organic food, environmental concerns, soil quality depletion, groundwater depletion, and chemical pollution. Eddy explains the main distinctions and concepts, including Greenhouses, Hydroponics, Aeroponics, Aquaponic, Vertical farming,...

Duration:00:56:50

Gig Mobility

3/30/2021
Ryan Green, CEO & co-founder, Gridwise, interviewed by host Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author. In this conversation, we talk about whether gig mobility services (MaaS) become the standard for how to move in cities? What does the future of driver intelligence look like? We discuss the emerging market size and key verticals such as transportation, city government, real estate, and financial services. We cover disruptive forces and barriers such as COVID-19, security, data...

Duration:00:41:35

The Future of Virtual Care

3/23/2021
Dr. Joe Kvedar, Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, author, editor, advisor and telehealth evangelist, interviewed by Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author. In this conversation, we talk about the history Telehealth and it's transformation into a two-channel delivery system combining in-person and virtual care. A precursor in the field, Joe charts the 20 year evolution from "show me the data" to "how do I implement?". We briefly discuss the use case of Melanoma...

Duration:00:49:10

Performance Food

3/16/2021
Luci Gabel, Nutritionist, Adjunct Professor at San Jose State University, and author of Eat to Lead, interviewed by host Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author. In this conversation, we talk about Luci's own path to healthy eating. We go through a brief history of diets, from low Fat, low Carb, Atkins, Veg, Organic, Low Sugar, and Keto. I ask Luci about best practices from her Eat To Lead book, we get into the Dynamic Lifestyle Roadmap and get the lowdown on Fruit, Carbs,...

Duration:00:48:22

The Origins and Future of Open Science

3/9/2021
George Strawn, computing policy nestor, interviewed by, interviewed by host Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author. In this conversation, we talk about the Origins and Future of Open Science. We investigate the decisions that turned ARPAnet into the global internet and the first ISP via educational institutions. We discuss the rise and fall and rise again of the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House, the role of the National Academies in the US and abroad,...

Duration:00:56:46

The path towards Science 2.0

2/24/2021
Jean-Claude Burgelman, Professor of Open Science Policy at the Free University of Brussels, interviewed by host Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about The Impact of Digital on Science. JC Burgelman’s career spans the EU, foresight, Media, and tech assessment. We discuss the role of foresight in EU policy. What are the big challenges? Fallout of COVID has compelled science from closed to open, from premium to collaborative. Is a 5th revolution in science irreversible? What...

Duration:00:58:53

The Future of Digital Health AI

2/15/2021
Catherine Havasi, CEO and co-founder, Dalang Health, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about Patient experience. Telehealth. Personalizing digital health. The AI space (ConceptNet, crowdsourcing for AI, word embeddings, transfer learning, multilingual natural language processing (NLP), and machine learning, federated learning). Chronic Disease Management. Exciting applications (health coaching, telehealth, mHealth, chatbots, agent assist,...

Duration:00:52:43

Future tech as a disruptive force

2/10/2021
In episode 86 of the podcast, the topic is: Future Tech: Disruptive technology forces. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim talks about Chapter 2 of his forthcoming book Future Tech: How to capture value from disruptive industry trends, which is about how science and technology enable innovation. We listen to some clips from earlier episodes of Futurized, in the domains of AI, engines, quantum computing and more. After listening to this episode, check out the Future Tech book, which can be obtained...

Duration:00:09:40

The Zero User Interface Experience

2/9/2021
Tuğberk Duman, Head of Innovation at Futurice, the Finnish consultancy, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about Why thinking about a world beyond the screen? Invisible user interface where natural gestures (body movements, perhaps even thoughts) trigger interactions. Current examples making use of Alexa, Google Home, Siri, Cortana, or Google Glass). Experiments, Trends in UI design, Design thinking inspiration and components (chatbots, biometrics,...

Duration:00:43:28

The Future of Grid Energy Innovation

2/2/2021
Jon Wellinghoff, CEO of GridPolicy and former Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. Now a quick word from our partners: Cleantech.org is a leading virtual research institute and incubator to the cleantech sector, with an online membership base of over 45,000. Subscribe to the site to learn more about cleantech and meet scientists and entrepreneurs to commercialize your ideas. Contact info AT cleantech.org. That’s...

Duration:00:53:30

AI Talent Diversity

1/26/2021
Taniya Mishra, Founder of SureStart, the diverse AI training platform, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about why STEM or STEAM is not enough. They discuss pre-college and post-college--the leaky inflection points for students 16-23. What about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), the importance of relational, proximate mentoring, fairness in algorithms, affective computing, emerging applications (learning, factories, automotive, healthcare)....

Duration:00:51:45

The Future of Personal Development

1/21/2021
Nick Jankel, transformational futurist, the CEO and co-founder of Switch On, and author of the new book Now Lead The Change, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about The Personal Development Market. VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity). Trends in Self-help, Leadership, Therapy, Coaching, and Healing. Brain science. Wisdom. Practical psychology. Bio-Transformation Theory. Reading cognitive v. emotional signals in yourself and...

Duration:00:55:06

The Future of Longevity

1/19/2021
Dmitry Kaminskiy, Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about What is longevity and why does it matter if we live longer? Health span v. Lifespan. The Intersection of AgeTech, WealthTech and FinTech. The silver tsunami (of aging). Quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). Scenarios. Rise of policy scene for longevity. Biomarkers on the path to population health. How AI intersects with longevity. P4 (Preventive, Precision,...

Duration:01:01:24

Futuristic AI

1/14/2021
Ben Goertzel, CEO and founder of SingularityNET and Chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about Futuristic applications of interoperable AI. Sophia- the robot. Singularity. Transhumanism. How to define intelligence . Decentralized, Distributed, interoperable AI. The importance of trust to progress with technology. Future of human-computer interaction. My takeaway is that futuristic AI will continue...

Duration:00:54:47

The future of learning experience design

1/12/2021
Jon Tota, CEO and founder of Syntax + Motion and host of the Learning Life Podcast, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about The future of learning experience design. Shifting focus from the teacher to thinking about learners first. How to teach true skills? How do you get the user to interact? From learning management systems (LMS) via design thinking to learning experience platforms (LXP). Should everybody have their own online course for personal...

Duration:01:05:07

2x Community Science -- Cancer Map and COVID-19 Testing in Schools

1/11/2021
Jesse Boehm, the scientific director of the Broad Institute’s Cancer Dependency Map Initiative and an institute scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about mobilizing the unique sci-tech environment for health in Massachusetts. They discuss the Broad Institute's ethos and the Boehm Lab’s cancer collaboration for rare diseases. They cover the Healthtech Map, Test & Trace efforts including a 3-month...

Duration:00:46:58

The Future of Quantum Security

1/7/2021
Jaya Baloo, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Avast Software, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about why is it so hard to eradicate cybersecurity challenges? Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). Threats we are ready for and know about vs. Threats we don’t know about are not ready for. The Quantum Market Players, Challenges, and applications. What quantum security challenges do you worry about in the next decade? Jaya uses...

Duration:00:57:40

Industrial-grade Mixed Reality

1/5/2021
Urho Konttori, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Varjo, the mixed reality equipment maker, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about The Future of Industrial-grade Mixed Reality (MR). The advent of enterprise/industrial-grade AR/VR/XR/MR/hybrid reality and its impact on RR. Which companies are using it already? Current professional user types. Emerging use cases. Why is Varjo so focused on human-eye resolution devices and hi-res MR? We...

Duration:00:58:54

The Future of Cleantech

1/1/2021
Neal Dikeman, Managing partner and founder of Energy Transition Ventures, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about Where do we currently stand on energy transition? Disruptive forces (tech, regulation, business models, social dynamics). What is the role of energy policy v. the free market? Which energy models to trust? The emergent energy mix and how it will evolve? When will renewables surpass fossil fuels in the US and globally? Exciting startups....

Duration:01:04:37