Our weekly roundup 2 June 2017

News that made it into The Future, This Week (listen to our latest
TFTW podcast):

Email is dead

I stole a Jeep

Apple is countering Amazon and Google with a Siri-enabled speaker

 

Other articles we have been pondering:

Google’s AI eye doctor gets ready to go to work in India

Watch a supercut of the biggest announcements from Apple WWDC 2017

Counterpoint: D.C.’s Carnegie library is a fine place for an Apple store

The consumerization of healthcare

How Lego clicked: the brand that reinvented itself

Qualcomm spells out the hurdles to ‘extended reality’ glasses

When will robots deserve human rights?

Jim Hackett’s toughest job yet: leading Ford into the driverless era

Your period-tracker app might be messing with your head

The biggest, strangest ‘batteries’

Has Google finally proven that online ads cause offline purchases?

 

And some stuff we’re really not sure about (covfefe?):

Welcome to Poppy’s world

Two Google Homes argue with each other

 

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