With the world on a seemingly deterministic course towards automation and Internet of Things (IoT), the adaptation and integration of new protocols, bots and devices into our work and home environments means individuals and organisations will be increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. We chatted with one of Australia’s youngest rising tech stars, founder of CIO Cyber Security Andrew Constantine on why there need be no rules in cyber space…
As we wrap up the month of World Kindness in November, World Kindness USA Advisor Michael Lloyd-White says there persists a dominant, global narrative in the media which inspires many to follow and unwittingly perpetuate it; sadly it is not a campaign of kindness, but a campaign of fear and hatred. Nonetheless, Lloyd-White has a plan, and it begins with asking our ourselves, and demanding it of our leaders, to be the best we can be.
While the fault line has been forming for some time, it is about to turn into the Grand Canyon with banks on one side, and tech companies on the other. As of January 2018, the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulations come into effect across the European Union enabling businesses and customers to use third-party providers to manage their finances.
Ascetics (colloquially known as babas) in India are re-inventing themselves as business gurus. The well-known baba Ramdev has not only become the de facto brand ambassador of yoga in India and abroad, he is also powering Patanjali Ayurved, an FMCG brand which has disrupted the mojo of deep-pocketed domestic and global giants.
Following on from Part I, last week, we chat with Advisor to the Board of World Kindness USA Michael Lloyd-White on his journey to establishing WK USA, and how organisations can do their bit to bring about real change in a world that celebrates, and rewards, self-interest. According to Lloyd-White, real change starts and ends, with collaboration.
Founder of the Australian Conservatives, Senator Cory Bernardi says Australia is at a crossroads, where the line stands between authoritarianism or freedom. We spent a morning in Canberra discussing the temper of the nation, the rise of Conservatism in Australia and why the Senator believes sound fiscal policy will fuel SMBs and big business under his leadership…
DARPA has a USD 3.1 billion budget for R&D, which is on par with big pharma and tech giants, so it is interesting to note how under the radar DARPA is. Perhaps it’s not surprising considering they invented the technology for Stealth fighters (pun intended) and O! they also invented the internet plus a truckload of other cool things we all take for granted. We take you through a timeline of their most accomplished achievements to-date. Down Periscope!