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Future Tense

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NewsSociety & Culture

A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 464 ratings
  • Outstanding

    This is one of the great Australian podcasts (radio shows) as so often it finds fascinating areas to explore

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    Excellent guests, thoughtful & engaging discussions on the trends & forces shaping our modern world. It is required listening in my household of scientists, engineers & social scientists.

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