The Clean Money Revolution : Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism (book)

Authors: Joel Solomon with Tyee Bridge From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world. The dirty money of “business as usual” is on the brink, wedged between catastrophic climate change and the demographic tidal wave of Millennials pounding the consumer table for real … Read more

Ipswich set to trial electric driverless shuttle buses

A French company that has developed and launched driverless electric shuttle buses in 20 countries will next week trial their driverless electric mini-bus at Springfield near Ipswich. This follows trials along the Esplanade at Mooloolaba in December 2017 and their introduction at big business sites in California and Singapore in 2015. They have also been trialled … Read more

Dawn of the new everything : a journey through virtual reality (book)

Author: Jaron Lanier Imagine you could have a different body. What would you be? Imagine you could inhabit a different world. Where would go? Imagine if the only restrictions whatsoever were the limits of your imagination. What would you do? Welcome to the great adventure of our times. Inventor, philosopher and visionary computer scientist Jaron … Read more

Extreme Teams : Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail (ebook)

Author: Robert Burns Shaw Extreme Teams looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today’s most innovative firms. They do this by doing things differently: hiring the right person instead of the best person; focusing on one priority while leaving room to explore new ideas; creating an environment where people are comfortable dealing … Read more

Ours to hack and to own : the rise of platform cooperativism, a new vision for the future of work and a fairer internet (book)

Edited by Trebor Scholz and Nathan Schneider Real democracy and the Internet are not mutually exclusive. Here, for the first time in one volume, are some of the most cogent thinkers and doers on the subject of the cooptation of the Internet, and how we can resist and reverse the process. The activists who have … Read more

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella says we will become “domesticated cats” controlled by robots if we make the wrong choices

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has urged business leaders not to “abdicate” to the power of robots. Speaking to the Economic Club of New York last week, Nadella was critical of tech company founders who claim we will soon be at the mercy of artificial intelligence, but then don’t offer any solutions. Instead, he says it’s the … Read more