NRC Future Affairs

In this podcast, Wouter van Noort (journalist NRC) and Jessica van der Schalk (philosopher FreedomLab) explore the future with pioneers and experts who only have one thing in mind: a better future. We try to get a glimpse of what is coming our way and what we can do to bring about positive change.

About FreedomLab

Since its inception in the early 2000s, FreedomLab has evolved into a team of young thinkers with Doctors of Philosophy and postgraduate degrees in philosophy, economics, finance, human-machine interaction, innovation studies and social sciences, providing consultancy services to organizations with a strong ambition to be ahead of the curve.

The Resilient World

It is clear that the world will not be the same after the current Covid-19 Crisis. In order to provide an orientation to the future, our think tank has explored three central uncertainties and elaborated them in four future scenarios.


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