“Our trust in technology has rested in a confidence that the technology will do what it’s supposed to do, nothing more, nothing less.”
It has been a growing popular conversation over the last decade. Driverless cars – one of the sure symbols that the future has arrived.
In an age characterised by disruption and change, competition which breaks the standing paradigms and conventions of the past is not only rampant but important. Unconventional competition is the biggest threat to established businesses and industries whose practices and market seem set and secure.
For many of us, the very mention of Artificial Intelligence conjures up futuristic notions of SkyNet and cunning malevolent robots rising to destroy humankind in the Terminator film series.
The unprecedented success of the iPhone is a globally recognised fact. It is known to have broken profitability records, dominated its competition and overwhelmed the market. It is likely that you are reading this article through the screen of an iPhone, and it is equally as likely that if you glance around you will see several more similar to yours in the hands of commuters or crowds or co-workers.
Over the last week the world has watched as the restaurant empire of Jamie Oliver has partially crumbled. After struggling in many of its branches in the last few years and several attempts to revive it in investments, the UK branch has collapsed.