Academic Episodes

Feb. 20, 2023

Stanford Cascading Risk Study

In this episode of the Futurized podcast, we feature Trond Arne Undheim, Ph.D, Research Scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy at the Stanford Existential Risk Initiative (SERI), Center for International Security and Cooperation (CIS...

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June 14, 2022

The Real World Beyond Sustainability

In episode 158 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: The Real World Beyond Sustainability. Our guest is Dr. John R. Ehrenfeld, industrial ecology pioneer, ex-MIT researcher, and author. Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how …

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Nov. 2, 2021

Cultural Agility

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics and the environment. I’m your host, Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), futurist, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur. Join ...

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Nov. 3, 2020

Parliamentary Tech and Hypertransparency

Fotis Fitsilis, Head of the Scientific Service, Hellenic Parliament, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talked about how parliamentary transparency, steeped in legal informatics, innovation in govtech, open data and ong...

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Oct. 12, 2020

Global Innovation Index

Futurist Trond Arne Undheim interviews Professor Soumitra Dutta, Cornell University, co-author of Global Innovation Index, published by the World Intellectual Property Foundation. In this conversation, they talk about measuring innovation, the challenges...

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Sept. 29, 2020

The Future of Computational Media

Futurist Trond Arne Undheim interviews Chris Weaver, Distinguished Professor of Computational Media at Wesleyan University, Director of Smithsonian Videogame Pioneers Initiative and Research Scientist at MIT microphotonics center. Chris was busy this wee...

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Aug. 27, 2020

The Future of Engineering Education

Futurist Trond Arne Undheim interiews Babi Mitra, founding Executive Director of the New Engineering Education Transformation (NEET) initiative at MIT. They talk about the urgent need to update the way we educate our engineers which is an effort happenin...

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June 30, 2020

How can Corporates Reignite the Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Futurist Trond Arne Undheim interviews Steve Epner, who teaches corporate entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University and was the Entrepreneur-in-residence at Boeing. They discuss how corporations and startups best innovate, together and alone, including ...

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