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Exploring new ideas, new approaches, new technologies—the edge of change. Future Tense analyses the social, cultural and economic fault lines arising from rapid transformation. Presented by Antony Funnell.

Exploring new ideas, new approaches, new technologies—the edge of change. Future Tense analyses the social, cultural and economic fault lines arising from rapid transformation. Presented by Antony Funnell.
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Sydney, NSW

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Exploring new ideas, new approaches, new technologies—the edge of change. Future Tense analyses the social, cultural and economic fault lines arising from rapid transformation. Presented by Antony Funnell.

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English

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Future Tense GPO Box 9994 in your capital city (07) 3377 5222


Episodes

How to tell the good mental health apps from the bad

12/9/2017
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There are more than 10,000 mental health apps on the market, but only a fraction have been scientifically evaluated.

Duration: 00:28:52


Depression, anxiety and social media

12/2/2017
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What is the relationship between depression and digital technology?

Duration: 00:28:51


The future of war and reassessing the digital strategy of ISIS

11/25/2017
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Are old expectations and strategies prolonging our military conflicts? And is ISIS winning the cyber war?

Duration: 00:28:51


Cryptocurrencies and blockchain

11/18/2017
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Cryptocurrencies enable us to transfer money with no fees and no bank, instantly. This is just the beginning of what digital currencies and blockchain technology can do.

Duration: 00:28:51


The need for cyber insurance; identifying and tracking drones; and building tiny houses for refugees

11/11/2017
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Are cyber insurance policies too complicated? Could identification technology prevent drones from flying into areas they shouldn't? And could private gardens help solve the refugee housing crisis in Europe?

Duration: 00:28:51


Designing technology to increase inclusion for the disabled

11/4/2017
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Inclusive design isn’t just about meeting the needs of the disabled, it’s about opening-up the possibility of creating better products and services for everyone.

Duration: 00:28:51


Have universities lost their way in the rush to appear corporate?

10/28/2017
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Public universities increasingly look and sound like corporations. But is it time to refocus on teaching priorities?

Duration: 00:28:51


Activism that’s less aggressive and far more persuasive and persistent

10/21/2017
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Many believe that the future of activism relies on quiet persistence, targeted political involvement and an attitude that refuses to “look away”.

Duration: 00:28:51


Muslim start-ups, time crystals and a second chance for online comments

10/14/2017
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Islam-focussed start-ups often find it difficult to attract venture capital. We’ll explore the reasons why and the potential for development.

Duration: 00:28:51


Perspectives on Privacy

10/7/2017
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It’s a “wicked” problem: how to safeguard individual privacy in a world that now runs on the trade of personal data.

Duration: 00:28:51


Conformity as a product, not just a process

9/30/2017
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The franchise model is on the rise and it’s moving beyond fast food and coffee outlets. We ask why? Is there more to it than a simple secret love of conformity?

Duration: 00:28:52


The smart home as a safer space

9/23/2017
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As technology has become more sophisticated, its use by the perpetrators of domestic violence has only increased. But the Smart Home also has the potential to make the home a safer place.

Duration: 00:28:51


Fishing for better food solutions

9/16/2017
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Future Tense highlights several innovative projects designed to help build fish farming systems that are green, clean and more efficient.

Duration: 00:28:51


Robot cops, Solar paint and Solar roads

9/9/2017
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We are increasingly being policed by robots. What are the implications? And what's the latest in solar technology?

Duration: 00:28:52


The future of surfing

9/2/2017
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Surfers now attract multi-million dollar sponsors and surfing is to become an Olympic discipline. But how will this change the sport?

Duration: 00:28:51


Human rights and the archiving opportunities and challenges of the digital world

8/26/2017
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The sheer scope and volume of data now available has seen human rights archivists forced to rethink the way they do things.

Duration: 00:28:51


Robots, AI and ethics

8/19/2017
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Why robotics needs to be as much about ethics, accountability and psychology as technology.

Duration: 00:28:51


Throwing rocks at the Google bus

8/12/2017
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Does the digital world fall short of what it initially promised?

Duration: 00:29:28


A future of reform, not retribution

8/5/2017
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Prisons of the future focus on rehabilitation - not retribution. And what if new technology could keep offenders in their own homes and prevent them from committing new crimes?

Duration: 00:28:51


Cruising into the future - and the true cost of living digital

7/29/2017
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The cruise line industry is booming. The bigger the boats, the larger the profits. But what, if any, are the engineering and environmental limits?

Duration: 00:28:51

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