Buy now, pay later and the evolution of innovation
This week: the evolution (or revolution) in the BNPL disruption story.
Big tech – how big is big enough?
How big can big tech be despite raking in some of their biggest ever annual revenue increases amidst the ongoing pandemic and market problems?
AirTags and suburban retrofitting on The Future, This Week
This week: Apple’s AirTag release raises platform competition issues, and the trend of suburban retrofitting changes what suburbs are for.
Business models and big tech on The Future, This Week
This week: reducing the reliance on ad revenue, reducing the reliance on external partners: how big tech companies evolve their business models.
Apple, Google and Fortnite’s stoush is a classic case of how far big tech will go to retain power
There has been a clash of clans in mobile gaming, with angry birds Apple, Google and Epic Games in a saga over in-app payments.
Health surveillance can be a positive-sum game
We must design the health surveillance and AI tools needed to control COVID-19 and future pandemics so they don’t psychologically backfire or hinder our opportunities to thrive in the future.
Contact tracing and surveillance during COVID-19 on The Future, This Week
This week: contact tracing with Apple and Google, and the big picture of surveillance during the pandemic.
Calling bullshit and algorithms on The Future, This Week
This week: calling bullshit, sexist credit cards and death predictions with Jevin West.
The state of digital on The Future, This Week
This week: part one of a special with Simon Kemp on the state of digital.
Talk, not text: the shift from typing to voice assistants
With 25 per cent of Australian searches now being done via voice, the search battlefield is shifting from typing to talking.