Georgie’s Future
Preparing Today's Kids for an Exciting World Up Ahead
What does it take to raise and educate amazing kids? How can we best prepare them for the astonishing future that is coming up? The research and everyday options can sometimes seem overwhelming, and so, in this series of podcasts, Nick Burnett and Tony Ryan will offer some practical insights for educators and parents alike. With a focus on 12-year-old Georgie, who will be 32 years old in 2039 AD, they will outline a number of key elements on what is needed to help her live a fulfilling life.

Tony Ryan and Nick Burnett wonder how to ensure that today's children thrive and flourish tomorrow.

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EP 07 – INTO GEORGIE’S FUTURE: Some Ahas from the full podcast series; and Predictions for the near-future of today’s children

In this culminating session on ‘Georgie’s Future’, Nick and Tony offer their wrapup thoughts about her future, and the future for all children.

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A series of Ahas that each presenter has gained throughout the full series…

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EP 06 – HIGH TECH: How advanced technology will impact upon the future of today’s children.

Are there any limits to the astonishing advances in global technology? How will this AI directly impact upon our young people in their future? In this compelling 6th podcast in the Georgie series, Nick and Tony explore the limits of…

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EP 05 – Mindsets for the Future: Helping children to augment their amazing thinking.

How do we help children to best augment their intellectual abilities? In Episode 5, Nick and Tony focus on the development of mindsets and thinking processes that help children to engage with their amazing future.

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Ep 04 – Social Entrepreneurship

n Episode 4, Nick and Tony clarify why Georgie (and every other child) needs to become both entrepreneurial and philanthropic. The powerful combination of these two concepts is known as social entrepreneurialism, which will become a critical…

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EP 03 – Children Thriving In A Rapidly Changing World

In Episode 3, Nick and Tony explore the exponential rush of new data and technology, and whether children (let alone adults) are coping with this information onslaught. A series of practical ideas are offered that may help Georgie and every other…

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EP 02 – Exponential Technology and Advanced Humanity

In episode 2, Nick and Tony discuss the role of exponential technology and its importance in advancing humanity so that we become better human beings. They explore what these technologies are and their possible implications for Georgie, her parents,…

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EP 01 – 2039 AD, realistic optimism and the importance of agency


In this opening episode of ‘Georgie’s Future’ podcast, Nick and Tony explore the possibilities of the next two decades in 12-year-old Georgie’s life.  They explore the way that a ‘realistic optimist’ perspective will be critical for her. They also…

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