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Data analytics on The Future, This Week

This week: part two of a special with Simon Kemp on data analytics.

The state of digital on The Future, This Week

This week: part one of a special with Simon Kemp on the state of digital.

The influencer strikes back

Social media has offered a new weapon to brands, the influencer.

ACCC has let us down and it’s let Google and Facebook off the hook

The Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its report into digital platforms and their effect on traditional media, and it’s good news for Google and Facebook.

Should Facebook be broken up?

One of Facebook’s founders says the company is too big and powerful. Kai Riemer speaks with Kia Handley on ABC Radio Newcastle.

The Future, This Week 22 Mar 19: More #BreakUpBigTech

This week: the five conversations at the heart of #BreakUpBigTech

The Future, This Week 15 Mar 19: #BreakUpBigTech

This week: big tech breakup, Amazon power and a Facebook rethink.

The future of you

Your future is not yet written. Here are some ideas currently being tested that aim to put people at the centre of discussions about a better AI future.

The Future, This Week 23 Nov 18: patents, co-housing, and dangerous questions

This week: disturbing patents, smart housing, and asking a dangerous question.

Purchasing privacy

Is privacy now a luxury only the rich can afford?

The Future, This Week 21 Sep 18: privacy, measurements, and ad poetry

This week: selling privacy, for good measure, and automated advertising poetry.

‘You can’t eat that’ @ work

WeWork declares meat is off the menu at all of its company events.

What if the companies that profit from your data had to pay you?

Personal data is sold, bought and traded among companies all the time. But what if the companies profiting from your data had to pay you a share of that earning?

Cathy O’Neil on The Future, This Week

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

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.

Australia and the tough new EU privacy regulations

By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.

The Future, This Week 13 April 2018

This week: big ships, rockets vs. cars, fake videos, Zuck’s cushion, and climate change in other news.

The Future, This Week 29 March 2018

This week: a bumpy road ahead, missing out on AI glory, and long haul just got longer in other news.

Cambridge Analytica is not the real story

Facebook and its business model are the real issue in the Cambridge Analytica saga.

The Future, This Week 23 March 2018

This week: Cambridge Analytica is not the real story, backchannel gig chats, and a fading giant.

Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a ‘breach’. It is Facebook’s business model in action

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a breach of Facebook but the very business model on which it’s built, and our democracy and privacy suffer.

The Future, This Week 16 March 2018

This week: fixing the web, the farmer wants a bot, and big gigs and solar in the rain in other news.

Classy Facebook

Facebook patents an algorithm that determines social status: your class is its business.

The Future, This Week 16 February 2018

This week: classy Facebook, the end of the internet, and China, crypto and space stations in other news.

I spy with my data eye…

Strava snafu exposes the risk of big data.

The trust shift

Rachel Botsman talks about changing perceptions of trust and explains how traditional ideas of banking, media, politics and consumerism are being radically transformed in our society.

The Future, This Week 12 January 2018

This week: how bots use us to make money online and a recap on algorithms.

The Future, This Week 15 December 2017

This week: the battle of the giants, what’s up with Bitcoin, and avocado innovation.

What businesses can learn from sports about using algorithms

There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.

The Future, This Week 13 October 2017

This week: nudge nudge Nobel Prize, the internet of creepy things, and Facebook enlists Wikipedia.

The Future, This Week 06 October 2017

This week: the algorithm is innocent, Australians in space, and the licence to watch.

The Future, This Week 01 September 2017

This week: privacy (what privacy?), mind control games, and boring innovation.

The Future, This Week 11 August 2017

This week: two bots talk trash, modular design and drivers gaming Uber.


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