Exploring the challenges of technology

with futurist Simon Waller

Recent Episodes

Episode 12: Has the internet lost its innocence?

Is it just me or does the internet feel like one big marketplace? Where every website and every platform has become a place to sell and be sold to. Between content marketing, website tracking, click bait, fake news, fake profiles and deep fakes it’s...

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Episode 11: Does our information-rich diet serve us?

Like anything else in life information has diminishing returns. A little can be worth a lot but a lot can just be plain overwhelming. In the next episode of THIS IS IMMINENT we will be questioning whether the years or documents, notes, photos and...

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Episode 10: What is the human impact of accelerating change?

Throughout human history we have grappled with the concerns about the size and speed of change. Yet for the most part, we have taken it all in our stride. In a year where unprecedented levels of change has become commonplace, it might be time...

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Episode 08: Does technology distract us from purpose?

In Episode 8 of THIS IS IMMINENT we will be talking about whether technology enables or distracts us from fulfilling our purpose and our potential. We will be joined by Carolyn Tate, author of The Purpose Project as we dive into what purpose is,...

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Episode 07: Blockchain and the limits of trust

There has perhaps been nothing more fundamental to human evolution than trust. The ability to trust and be trusted is at the core of every transaction we undertake and as more and more of those transactions have been digitised is it now time to...

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Episode 06: Can an algorithm be creative?

In 2018 an AI generated art work titled “Edmond de Belamy, from La Famille de Belamy” sold at Christie’s for over US$400,000 but many critics labled the work as ‘unoriginal’. On this episode of THIS IS IMMINENT we will be joined by the highly...

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