Future X Podcast
Summary: The world is rapidly changing and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. So what will it look like in 10, 20 or 50 years? Does anyone really have a clue? The Future X Podcast powered by Future Design School is a cerebral experience that asks the BIG QUESTIONS about the future of anything and everything. Each episode Quin Henderson sits down with the planets foremost experts and thought leaders to explore how they are challenging the status quo to take us into the uncertain future. Activate your curiosity and join us on a journey into the future, then ask yourself, “What will I do?”
We’ve all seen a movie where there is a group of scientists trying to control a major outbreak of a disease to save the human race and we know that real life isn’t always exactly like the movies. Or is it? In this episode, we learn from world-renowned genetic epidemiologist Dr. Jennifer Gardy. Not only has Dr. Gardy been at the forefront of studying the spread of disease and has recently taken on the role of Deputy Director of the malaria team for the Gates Foundation. Dr. Gardy’s incredible energy and insight will take have you thinking about what actions you can take to help impact global health and how she is actively fighting mankind's smallest and most formidable enemy. Be sure to follow Dr. Gardy’s work via Twitter @jennifergardy. Continue the conversation online by following @fdesignschool or searching #FutureX.
Our planet is experiencing more extreme weather more frequently than ever before. So what does that mean for the future of our planet? In this episode, we connect with real-life explorer and storm chaser George Kourounis. If you’ve caught an episode of Angry Planet or What on Earth? (or a number of other shows) you’ve probably had a chance to get up close and personal with the future of the planet. Listen as George challenges us all to explore our curiosity as he shares how his many adventures have helped him gain an understanding of how our planet might behave in the future and what we need to consider to protect this incredible wonderland we call home. Interested in following George’s next adventure? Follow him on Twitter @georgekourounis or his website. Continue the conversation online by following @fdesignschool or searching #FutureX.
What would our lives be like without pets? Those of us that own pets find it difficult to imagine life without them. With the pet ownership on the constant rise across North America, we can probably safely say that there will be pets in our future. But what will that future look like? How will the experience of pet owners and those that care for them change? Today we connect with one of the world's most forward-thinking veterinarians, Dr. Adam Little. Dr. Little is a Veterinary Entrepreneur that is actively working on driving the innovation and experience pet health. Listen as he takes us into what the future of pet medicine may look like. Be sure to follow Dr. Little on Twitter @exponentialvet or check out GoFetch Health. Continue the conversation online by following @fdesignschool or searching #FutureX.
If there is one thing that most of us can agree on, it's that there are many challenges facing healthcare around the world. Today's guide into the future is Dr. Bon Ku who, not only is practicing emergency room physician but also teaches future doctors to look at challenges in medicine as opportunities. Join us as we journey into what the future of medicine may look like for both the patient and the doctor. Keep tabs on the amazing work of Dr. Bon Ku by following him on Twitter @BonKu or at http://design-health.com/bon-ku/. Continue the conversation online by following @fdesignschool or by searching #FutureX.