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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.

The podcast is part of an overall publishing network, found at, and is an editorial independent Nokia original. 

Futurithmic's editorial mission is to explore the implications of emerging technologies on society, business, politics and the environment of tomorrow. We aim to inform and inspire through thoughtful research, responsible reporting, and clear, unbiased writing, and to create a platform for a diverse group of innovators to bring multiple perspectives.

Sep 17, 2020

Hacker and Varonis’ Field CTO Brian Vecci spent his life breaking into computers. With the roll-out of 5G, the number of break-in opportunities is set to soar. And if you think the biggest security risk is the Post-It Note password, you’d be wrong.


Privacy challenges and security solutions for 5G networks:

Sep 3, 2020

COVID-19 is accelerating the adoption of technologies that would otherwise have taken years to go mainstream. But how are companies evolving in this “low touch” future? Nick De Mey, who sits on the Board of Innovation, says it takes more than just a QR Code or an app to succeed under the “new normal.” 


Aug 20, 2020

Business as usual will have to take a back seat for some time. But how does the move to remote working and 5G present an opportunity for the telecommunications industry? 

EY’s Global Leader for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications, Greg Cudahy, tells Michael Hainsworth the future isn’t predictable, but it will...

Jul 23, 2020

COVID-19 has put mobile and broadband providers under tremendous pressure. Telcos have seen their annual bandwidth demand forecasts reached within the first month of lockdown. But to Florian Groene, a partner at PWC in New York, and business strategist Hans Geerdes from Nokia Software HQ in San Jose, the new normal...

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...