Big tech and automation during COVID-19 on The Future, This Week

This week: big tech in the time of corona, and why robots are not taking your job. 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

03:26 – Big tech could emerge stronger than ever

18:48 – If robots steal so many jobs, why aren’t they saving us?

26:26 – We are building a COVID-19 business impacts portal

Other stories we bring up

Will the tech industry survive the coronavirus?

Has the coronavirus killed the techlash?

Our previous conversation on TFTW around #BreakupBigTech and more #BreakupBigTech

Our previous conversation on TFTW around corporate inequality

Big tech swallows most of startups

Google builds site (kind of) that President Trump falsely announced

Google’s COVID-19 site

Our previous conversation on TFTW around robots stealing our jobs and how automation will impact quantity vs quality of work


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