Monday, April 22, 2019
Your own voice will likely become the most significant focus for food retailers and restaurants over the next little while. Voice searches are increasingly becoming the norm. A recent study suggests that more than 50 per cent of all online...
Having a sense of self lies at the heart of what it means to be human. Without it, we couldn’t navigate, interact, empathise or ultimately survive in an ever-changing, complex world of others. We need a sense of self...
In Europe and around the world, many people are delivering fast food on bicycles or acting as taxi drivers in their own cars, not quite employees and not quite self-employed. Following recent legal judgements in France, the UK and in other countries, the...
The scope and scale of the so-called “sharing economy” has increased exponentially over the past decade, to the point where it affects almost every aspect of our lives. Ride sharing has changed how we move. Food delivery apps have changed...
In the era of disruption, it’s never been more important for organizations to imagine and take bold new paths. The public and private sectors, though, are rife with stories of struggles when it comes to staying ahead in the...
For most people today, robots and smart systems are servants that work in the background, vacuuming carpets or turning lights on and off. Or they’re machines that have taken over repetitive human jobs from assembly-line workers and bank tellers. But...
If you have seen science fiction television series such as Humans or Westworld, you might be imagining a near future where intelligent, humanoid robots play an important role in meeting the needs of people, including caring for children or older relatives. The reality...
Research suggests that around 70% of people will experience an illogical sense of being a phoney at work at some point in their careers. It’s called the impostor phenomenon (also known, erroneously, as a syndrome). These impostor feelings typically manifest as...
Three years ago who would have thought that Kylie Jenner, a 20-year-old American socialite, would now be heading a cosmetics company that has achieved retail sales of US$420 million. The success of her eponymous brand – Kylie Cosmetics, launched...
Elon Musk has announced that he is thinking of taking Tesla private, eight years after the automaker’s initial public offering. The news immediately created a buzz in financial markets and Tesla’s share price soared. Musk’s reasoning, outlined in an email...

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