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Megatrends

Cathy O’Neil on The Future, This Week

This week: a special edition with mathematician and data scientist Dr Cathy O’Neil.

Aim for cities of all sizes to give everyone a fair go

Having cities of all sizes will increase people’s choices of where to live and work.

The Future, This Week 06 July 2018

From Sydney Business Insights, this is our 100th podcast! This week: AI matters, hail the rides, and flying snake bots.

Event recap: Mummy, can I marry my Avatar?

Experts call for regulation of avatars and artificial intelligence.

Uber, money and monkeys with Keith Chen

Behavioural economist Keith Chen investigates what will humans do for how much money.

TFTW on: Why aren’t we prepared to rethink prisons?

Perhaps it’s time we looked at alternatives to the traditional ways in which we incarcerate people.

The Future, This Week 29 June 2018

This week: Intrapreneurship, marshmallows and why it’s hard to recall an idea.

CEO Insights: Daniel Flynn on social entrepreneurship

Thankyou’s Daniel Flynn shares his thoughts on keeping up with experimentation in business, the role of technology, and changing consumer preferences.

We don’t own data like we own a car

People find data difficult to own – and things we don’t own, we tend not to protect.

The Future, This Week 22 June 2018

This week: entertaining mergers, long haul economics, and the next social network wants your DNA.


Cathy O’Neil on The Future, This Week

This week: a special edition with mathematician and data scientist Dr Cathy O’Neil.

The Future, This Week 06 July 2018

From Sydney Business Insights, this is our 100th podcast! This week: AI matters, hail the rides, and flying snake bots.

Uber, money and monkeys with Keith Chen

Behavioural economist Keith Chen investigates what will humans do for how much money.

The Future, This Week 29 June 2018

This week: Intrapreneurship, marshmallows and why it’s hard to recall an idea.

CEO Insights: Daniel Flynn on social entrepreneurship

Thankyou’s Daniel Flynn shares his thoughts on keeping up with experimentation in business, the role of technology, and changing consumer preferences.

The Future, This Week 22 June 2018

This week: entertaining mergers, long haul economics, and the next social network wants your DNA.

The Future, This Week 15 June 2018

This week: winter is coming, Uber knows you’re tipsy, and take the call.

The Future, This Week 08 June 2018

This week: face recognition for a noble cause, the capability to find you in a crowd and DNA predictions.

Women and the future of work

In this podcast, we talk with Professor Rae Cooper about the University of Sydney’s landmark study into what women want at work.

The Future, This Week 01 June 2018

This week: putting solar on the map, batteries have a dirty secret, and buses.


Megatrends – Resource security

The resource security megatrend captures the increasing pressure on environmental resources, including food, water, energy, mineral resources.

Megatrends – Economic power shift

The economic power shift megatrend captures first and foremost the rise of the new centres of economic activity in developing world.

Megatrends – Empowering individuals

We are witnessing the rise of the individual like never before. Tremendous technological advances, ubiquitous connectivity, improvements in access to education and health are empowering individuals across the world.

Megatrends – Rapid urbanisation

The future is one of cities. Today more than half the world’s population lives in cities and 85 percent of the global GDP is generated in cities, with the biggest 250 cities accounting for 57 percent of global GDP.

Megatrends – Evolving communities

Rapid and profound demographic and change is leading to evolving communities with different business, social and individual challenges.

Megatrends – Impactful technology

Technological change driven by the acceleration, distribution and application of computing power across industry via the internet, cloud and individual mobile platforms has been called “the second machine age” and “the fourth industrial revolution”.

Megatrends – Introduction

Our focus is grounded in the global megatrends whose influence will have an enormous impact over the world we live in and a tremendous influence on the future of business.