Dream it, make it, shape it. From Hawaii to Newcastle, this episode is about people coming together to think big about the world around them. What could it look like? How will it work? What will your role be? We’ll explore the tools and techniques to get people involved in the shape of things to come.
“How do we actually bring in curiosity? How do we enhance how we understand and make sense of uncertainty? How do we bring in ambiguity and understand that, obviously, the world is not a black and white place?”John A. Sweeney
Host Tiernan Douieb brings together Kazakhstan-based futurologist John A. Sweeney with Nesta’s Kathy Peach and Laurie Smith. They talk about why we should all participate in designing our future - and how to go about it.
We also hear from Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones from Newcastle University. Mark reflects on the Newcastle City Futures project and the ways in which it engaged the wider community to steer the course of the city.
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Future Curious is presented by Tiernan Douieb and produced and published by Nesta’s communication team. Recorded by Sonia Foday and edited at Wardour Studios. Original music by Ged Flood.