Season 7 of The Future, This Week is almost here. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet weekly to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

All episodes from Seasons 1 – 6 of The Future, This Week are available on our playlists.

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Thank you to Adam D King‘s Talk to Transformer tool built on GPT-2 for generating the AI section of the trailer.

Dr Sandra Peter is the Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Her research and practice focuses on engaging with the future in productive ways, and the impact of emerging technologies on business and society.

Kai Riemer is Professor of Information Technology and Organisation, and Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Kai's research interest is in Disruptive Technologies, Enterprise Social Media, Virtual Work, Collaborative Technologies and the Philosophy of Technology.

This transcript is the product of an artificial intelligence - human collaboration. Any mistakes are the human's fault. (Just saying. Accurately yours, AI)

Disclaimer We'd like to advise that the following program may contain real news, occasional philosophy and ideas that may offend some listeners.

Sandra Ever wondered why satire sells science?

Kai Why size really matters when abundance is the new scarce?

Sandra What the chicken wars were all about?

Kai What would happen if we let an AI write our trailer script?

Sandra Actually, yes, what would happen?

Kai Well, let's see.

Sandra We told the AI GPT-2 that we welcome you to Season 7 of The Future, This Week podcast.

Kai And here's what it had us say.

Sandra Long time listeners will notice that the future in Season 6 didn't exactly happen. We missed it and we are working hard to rectify the situation. Where do we stand?

Kai Duh, it's the third time this season that the future is broken. And like I said before, the future just looks very bleak. So we should be good for some giggles, right?

Sandra A podcast with a giant connector.

Kai Get those Twitter followers before they get you.

Sandra Okay. We better do this ourselves.

Outro The Future This Week is our weekly podcast where I, Sandra Peter, and I, Kai Riemer, sit down to rethink and unlearn trends in technology and business. We discuss the news of the week, question what is obvious, put our own spin on the world, and we talk to some amazing guests: technologists, and movers and shakers. Join us for season 7 of The Future, This Week. Next week.

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