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The Future This Week

Listen to our latest episodes of the weekly ‘The Future, This Week’ podcast.

This popular ongoing series features Sandra Peter and Kai Riemer, who meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business. Sandra is the Director of Sydney Business Insights and Kai is the Leader of the Digital Disruption Research Group and together they discuss technology, business, the weird and the wonderful things that change the world.

If you have any news that you want us to discuss please send them to sbi@sydney.edu.au

May 26, 2020

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic challenges economic forecasting as fundamental assumptions of economic models will have to be rethought.

As COVID-19 sets out to change the world forever, join us in the following weeks in thinking about what's to come in the future of business.

This series is part of...


May 22, 2020

This week: will Silicon Valley finally move online? And AI is confused by our weird behaviour.

Show notes and links to this episode, including the news stories of the week, other stories we bring up and more are available at:


May 20, 2020

As societies slowly reopen, what does this mean for our daily commute? How commuting will change as we move beyond the lockdown.

As COVID-19 sets out to change the world forever, join us in the following weeks in thinking about what's to come in the future of business.

This series is part of Sydney Business Insights,...


May 18, 2020

How the COVID-19 pandemic makes visible the notion of the ideal worker; but will it change as a result?

As COVID-19 sets out to change the world forever, join us in the following weeks in thinking about what's to come in the future of business.

This series is part of Sydney Business Insights, you can subscribe to our...


May 15, 2020

The stories this week: where will the sputtering car industry go? And struggling food delivery apps.

Show notes and links to this episode, including the news stories of the week, other stories we bring up and more are available at: