Re-visiting favourite interviews from 2017. NYU business professor Scott Galloway talks big tech and shares some insights from his book, The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.
Have you ever really thought about what it is that creates the modern economy? These are the things that surround us and we interact with, or depend on, everyday but rarely think about. From credit cards, to shipping containers, batteries and double-entry book-keeping, there are a lot of things that are more interesting than you may think. And for this special Christmas edition of the This is Money podcast we have a treat for you. Tim Harford, author of Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy, presenter of the podcast of the same name, and Undercover Economist makes a guest appearance. He joins Simon Lambert, Rachel Rickard Straus and Georgie Frost in the studio to talk about what it is that shapes the world around us, why it matters, and how what are commonplace things now were dreamed up and then completely changed the way we live.
Tim Evans of Middlesex University gives 10 predictions for 2018 discussing, amongst other things, cyber attacks and the insurance industry, solar geoengineering, the commercial space sector, North Korea and the 250th anniversary of the circus.
Adam speaks with Philipp Hagspiel, head of product strategy at Freeletics, a health and fitness app. Why is it that many CEOs are able to find the time to exercise every morning while running major companies, and yet most of us can’t squeeze a 30 minute jog into an entire week? Philipp talks about how routines and patterns, along with connecting digitally to other like-minded people, is the key to transforming your health and fitness routines.
As the Bitcoin price reaches record highs, Ed Bowsher speaks to three experts to find out what will happen next: Dominic Frisby, author of 'Bitcoin: the future of money', Russ Mould of AJ Bell, and Ryan Radloff from XBT Provider.
James Cameron-Wilson looks ahead to what 2018 will hold, revealing his favourites not yet out, those he thinks will do best in the awards ceremonies and what the first few months of 2018 will give us in cinemas.
In this week’s episode of Mobile News, we will be rounding up all the best content from 2017. Featuring the Global Head of Research for TMT at Deloitte, Paul Lee, discussing biometric facial recognition software; Panda Security Marketing Manager, Neil Martin, talking about the recent PandaLabs report going over cyber-security trends in 2018; and Ken Parker, Compliance Director at ICT Reverse, who gives us an introduction to GDPR and its interrelated aspect with MiFID II.
In this week’s episode of Inside Business, we will be rounding up all the best content from 2017. Featuring Lord Peter Hain of Neath who took HSBC accusations to the House of Lords; BBC World Service reporter Howard Mustoe; and Steve Keen, Professor of Economics at Kingston University and author of Debunking Economics.
Lord Peter Hain of Neath, Howard Mustoe, Steve Keen
Big data. It’s one of those terms that’s far more widely used than it is understood. What is it? And just as importantly – who benefits from it? To get the full picture on big data, we are joined this week by a special guest – Will Davies, Director of the Political Economy Research Centre and a Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London. Will Brett, NEF’s Director of News and Media, steps into the role of host. They talk about the impact of big data on how we understand society, and on how we experience the world of work. Also joining the discussion are NEF’s Stefan Baskerville, Director of Unions and Business and Alice Martin, Subject Lead for Housing and Work.
Will Davies, Will Brett, Stefan Baskerville, Alice Martin
Steve Caplin looks back at the weird and wonderful tech of 2017, including the world's first smart hairbrush, the videoing toothbrush, the connected mousetrap, the dog-poo-clearing drone and the lifestyle magazine for dachshunds.