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The Futurithmic Podcast is hosted by Michael Hainsworth, veteran news reporter and lifelong geek. He'll be talking with some of the influential people of our time who have or are directly impacting our future, including Galit Ariel (AR futurist), Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia Founder), Rory Sutherland (Ogilvy Vice Chairman), and more.

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Jul 9, 2020

As COVID-19 turned a local epidemic into a pandemic, the spotlight was trained on an industry known as a “dumb pipe”. But the global telecommunications industry proved quite smart thanks to its evolution towards 5G. 

Nokia President & CEO Rajeev Suri says the lessons learned from the continued roll-out of the next generation wireless technology under the coronavirus will help prevent future global pandemics from turning into global recessions.

 

Adoption of immersive technologies is speeding up thanks to COVID-19: https://ftr.bz/immersivetech/pod 

COVID-19 is changing communications forever: https://ftr.bz/changingcomms/pod