This week: virtual prisons, blinded by satellites, and robots in love. 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
Robot of the week: Amazon’s robot valentine
02:37 – Is the future of prisons virtual?
09:18 – Why the night sky will never be the same
Other stories we bring up
Our previous conversation about tech and prisons
OneWeb launches 34 satellites
Hackers could shut down satellites
Hurling satellites into space with a giant centrifuge
Vivienne Baldassare detects and characterizes massive black holes
Elon Musk says he will revolutionise the Internet with satellites
Starlink is creating an exoskeleton of satellites around the Earth
Astronomers in Italy consider taking the matter to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Two large satellites almost collided in space
The Kessler effect
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