This week: what we can learn about innovation from copying in Silicon Valley, the NBN, and an overpriced, wifi-connected juicer. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

 

The stories this week:

Copying in Silicon Valley

The long story of the NBN

The $400, wifi-connected juicer Juicero

 

Other stories we bring up:

Shenzhen’s gadget makers come of age (paywall)

China’s manufacturers’ can copy at breakneck speeds

The creation myth and the truth about innovation

With hindsight NBN story will become clearer

Why the NBN cost benefit analysis was misguided

What we learn from the Juicero story

The Silicon Valley Echo Chamber

Here is why Juicero is so expensive

 

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