Our weekly roundup 2 June 2017

News that made it into The Future, This Week

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Email is dead

I stole a Jeep

Apple is countering Amazon and Google with a Siri-enabled speaker

Other articles we have been pondering

Google’s AI eye doctor gets ready to go to work in India

Watch a supercut of the biggest announcements from Apple WWDC 2017

Counterpoint: D.C.’s Carnegie library is a fine place for an Apple store

The consumerization of healthcare

How Lego clicked: the brand that reinvented itself

Qualcomm spells out the hurdles to ‘extended reality’ glasses

When will robots deserve human rights?

Jim Hackett’s toughest job yet: leading Ford into the driverless era

Your period-tracker app might be messing with your head

The biggest, strangest ‘batteries’

Has Google finally proven that online ads cause offline purchases?

And some stuff we’re really not sure about (covfefe?)

Welcome to Poppy’s world

Two Google Homes argue with each other

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Dr Sandra Peter is the Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Her research and practice focuses on engaging with the future in productive ways, and the impact of emerging technologies on business and society.

Kai Riemer is Professor of Information Technology and Organisation, and Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Kai's research interest is in Disruptive Technologies, Enterprise Social Media, Virtual Work, Collaborative Technologies and the Philosophy of Technology.

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