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Futurish

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Join Gerhard and Pete as they sit down to talk about topics ranging from product design, startups, technology and life in the digital age, whilst they try to maintain some sort of credibility. Drinks will be drunk, long-distance bromance will be maintained and who knows, you might learn something from it. Contact us at [email protected]


e22/ The ONE question that will define your life
Nov 18 • 63 min
In our latest episode we look into the saturation of subscription services, and what business models we think might dominate the future. We then take a look into our Futurish crystal ball and discuss some potential upcoming trends that not even Google…
e21/ How to RETIRE by the Age of 40
Oct 22 • 47 min
In this episode we explore the “FIRE” concept, which stands for “Financial Independence and Retiring Early”. Pete and Gerhard discuss various ways how to retire by the age of 40 and things that they have tried, or will try. But, we will also discuss why…
e20/ Making Ideas Happen (or Getting Sh*t Done)
Sep 16 • 51 min
For our 20th anniversary we decided to talk about how to make ideas happen and get sh*t done. For this we look into examples of companies, and successful creative professionals, who have cracked the balance between the novelty of an idea and execution.…
e19/ Growth, Growth, …Growth, or the Insanity of Today’s Market
Aug 26 • 54 min
In this month’s episode we look into the craziness of the unsustainable and ego-driven growth culture of today’s companies. For this we look into the acquisition of tumblr and the book ‘Let my people go surfing’ as great examples of slow and sustainable…
e18/ F**k Passion, Dance With Life
Aug 5 • 52 min
Join us for a very special episode, in which Gerhard talks about his 4-week coding bootcamp experience and what it taught him about life, himself and learning. Afterwards we use Netflix’s latest documentary, “The Great Hack”, as a launchpad to dive into…
e17/ Simplify Things
Jun 17 • 55 min
Join us for this very groovy episode in which we explore a future in which we will live up to 100-years, or more, and what implications this will have on products and services for such a demographic. Articles discussed in this episode: * E3 2019:…
e16/ The One Ring That Binds Them All
May 27 • 52 min
Join us for our 16th (!) episode where we explore the future of operating systems that make switching between devices as seamless as putting on new underwear - or even easier! We also discuss the big 5 companies (can you guess which ones?) that currently…
e15/ The Meaning of Life
Apr 28 • 55 min
In this very special episode we have the honor to be joined by our good friend Moritz Wenzel, who has been already a guest in episode 6. More than two years have been passed since then and we use this episode to catch up and talk about Moritz’s first…
e14/ Exploring the new Internet and Netflix for Podcasts
Mar 18 • 64 min
In this hot episode Gerhard shares his experience from his trip to Austin, Texas, where he attended the SXSW festival - for which Pete hates him as he has been trying to go there since he learned to walk (which was at the age of 22). We also discuss…
e13/ The Psychological Costs of Entrepreneurship
Feb 18 • 58 min
In our 13th episode we discuss how an Australian wine company created a blue ocean by offering more accessible wine for everyone. We also look at Facebook and the current privacy implications and peek behind the hidden psychological costs of…
e12/ Celebrating the Past, Present and Future
Jan 19 • 65 min
Join us for our 12th episode, where we celebrate the re-launch of Futurish. We take a deep reflection dive on the last two years and especially 2018: The things we have learned and the things we want to learn more about. —- Send in a voice message:…
e11/ Trump’s Jibba Jabba
Nov 24, 2016 • 45 min
You thought we have faded away? HA! Wrong! Futurish is back with its monthly portion of bromance and, as a side dish, a brand new episode. Join us for our 11th episode and our discussion about the potential of universal income to save humanity, Trump’s…
e10/ A Package of Futurish Happiness
Oct 9, 2016 • 38 min
Join us for our 10th episode, a milestone in the history of Futurish (after reaching 1 billion listeners). To celebrate this milestone, we talk about whether happiness has become the ultimate consumer product and about Google’s latest announcement; the…
e9/ Disconnect to Reconnect
Oct 2, 2016 • 56 min
In this episode the topics couldn’t have been any more widespread. Join us for a discussion about Snap Inc’s (Snapchat) newest product, the legal and political challenges of a Mars colonization and why you should sometimes disconnect to reconnect in life.…
e8/ Love is Bacon and Beer
Sep 20, 2016 • 52 min
Life, love and creativity is all about bacon and beer, according to Futurish. Join us for a creative ride as we discuss facts about creativity, Elon Musk’s insane mind, Pete’s weird affection for Elon and much more! Tune in and enjoy some Futurish-time…
e7/ The Futurish-Love Awakens
Sep 8, 2016 • 63 min
The Futurish-Love has awoken! Join us as we talk about Apple’s latest product announcements and why trusting your gut feeling is always a wise decision. All that and much more spiced up with some Futurish passion and love, as always. —- Send in a voice…
e6/ Summer Cottage Love
Aug 29, 2016 • 59 min
Futurish is back from a wonderful summer break with a brand new episode featuring a very special guest! In this episode, we talk about our romantic time at a Finnish summer cottage, our billion dollar ideas, who we would have been during Medieval times…
e5/ All you need is Futurish love
Jun 27, 2016 • 61 min
Join us for our last episode as we take a little well deserved break away for the summer. In episode five we discuss the outcome of the recent UK EU referendum and the possibilities of an even more restricted world of copyright - all thanks to Paul…
e4/ How to work less and Aha! more
Jun 20, 2016 • 56 min
Episode 4 is all about those special Aha! moments and why we should all start trusting in them. Join us as we strive towards becoming digital hippies and discuss how you can work less and focus more on your well-being. Tune in now and get ready for your…
e3/ Mario the Robotic Super Pimp
Jun 13, 2016 • 54 min
In this week’s episode we talk about a future in which you might lose your job to a less attractive robot, why Super Mario might just be the outcome of Nintendo’s failed attempt to successfully run love hotels and why Elon Musk will be our saviour by…
e2/ Zen Life in a Fishbowl
Jun 6, 2016 • 51 min
Join us on a philosophical ride as we discuss how zen meditation can benefit your life, how life is just a simulation and how we promote the possibility of an ideological future with the ability to debate with your pet goldfish. —- Send in a voice…
e1/ Welcome to Futurish!
May 29, 2016 • 64 min
Welcome to our first episode! This week we talk about how Google is going to war with Facebook Messenger, how it’s like being an analog lover in a digital age, how our privacy is affected by companies like Uber and if our generation is really more open to…