Season 8 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.
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Sandra This is The Future, This Week. I'm Sandra Peter, I'm the Director of Sydney Business Insights.
Kai I'm Kai Riemer, professor at the Business School and leader of the Digital Disruption Research Group.
Sandra So Kai, we've been doing The Future, This Week for over three and a half years now.
Kai Yes, we have. And in that time, we've discussed all manner of weird and wonderful stories
Sandra But some of them keep coming back, don't they?
Kai The ethics of AI and facial recognition.
Sandra The future of work, remote work, hybrid work.
Kai Yeah, that's been coming up a lot recently in the strange COVID times, whatever happened to self-driving cars?
Sandra Sure, they'll be back on the never-ending hype cycle.
Kai The politics and passion of deep fakes.
Kai Yes, space. SpaceX, lots of rockets. Oh, 'it's a Musk'. And the robots, are they still coming for us?
Sandra They haven't taken all of our jobs here.
Kai We'll be back discussing big ideas...
Sandra UBI, the four day work-week, the hidden side of cities, the future of food, fashion and finance, and of course calling bullshit when we need to.
Kai Join us as we discuss all these and many more...
Sandra On Season 8 of The Future, This Week.
Kai Next week.
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