What does an essay by a songwriter for the Grateful Dead teach us about threats to cyberspace? What do the apps created by big tech companies have in common with the firewalls of authoritarian governments? And could China’s plans for a ‘New IP’ alter the world’s digital infrastructure? In the latest episode of the AIQ podcast, we answer these questions as we explore the trends that are shaping the future of the web. As we find out, big companies and powerful states are fracturing the global internet into competing regimes, bringing new challenges for investors.
Otros episodios de "The AIQ Podcast"
The AIQ Podcast: Counting emissions accounting emissions
20:46Increasing numbers of governments and companies are committed to reaching net zero. But how sound is the carbon data on which these commitments are made?
The AIQ Podcast: China's tech crackdown
22:15China’s regulators are taking swift, radical action against tech companies they consider to be too big and powerful. How should foreign investors respond?
Podcast: A clear green premium
29:12Ed Dixon, Head of ESG at Aviva Investors, recently joined Blackstock Consulting on a PropCast episode to launch their new series of ESG insights with industry leaders. This episode explores how the government needs to be partnering with businesses to reach their climate pledges, how the “green premium” is yielding higher rents for eco-friendly offices, and much more.
The AIQ Podcast: The future of the internet
24:05What does an essay by a songwriter for the Grateful Dead teach us about threats to cyberspace? What do the apps created by big tech companies have in common with the firewalls of authoritarian governments? And could China’s plans for a ‘New IP’ alter the world’s digital infrastructure? In the latest episode of the AIQ podcast, we answer these questions as we explore the trends that are shaping the future of the web. As we find out, big companies and powerful states are fracturing the global internet into competing regimes, bringing new challenges for investors.
The AIQ Podcast: The source of the next crisis
21:02The crisis triggered by COVID-19 has had painful repercussions around the world. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost and millions of livelihoods have come to an abrupt halt. From this point, recovery may take years. In this AIQ podcast, we look at the lessons learnt. Are we any closer to understanding complex risks, and can we possibly anticipate where the next life-changing shock might appear? By engaging with disaster specialists as well as economists and fund managers, we find out more about the concerns that won’t go away.
The AIQ Podcast: Risk and resilience in an age of uncertainty
26:12How did an Italian gambler invent the science of probability? What does a plane crash in the 1950s have to teach us about the nature of uncertainty? And why are experts so bad at predicting future trends? In the latest episode of the AIQ podcast, we answer these questions and others as we explore the nature of risk and uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the difficulties of risk management in a globalised and hyper-connected world. But by following some key principles, organisations can ensure they are more resilient during times of radical change.
The AIQ Podcast: Climate emergency
24:12Let’s go back to basics on climate, exploring what leading scientists understand about how the world is changing and checking how the professional investment community is responding. Is climate change a hoax, as President Trump once suggested? Or is it an emergency, a cause for alarm that will trigger major changes around the globe? Tune in to find out more.
The AIQ Podcast: The psychology of climate change
25:25Individuals often bury their heads in the sand rather than confront the reality of climate change. Psychology offers some evidence as to why the climate issue doesn’t bear thinking about. Evolution taught us to focus our minds on clear and present dangers. And our hard-wired preference for short-term rewards means we tend to reject the prospect of lower living standards, even if we acknowledge the need to tackle the climate crisis. Thankfully, psychology also offers some answers. By paying attention to the drivers of human behaviour, governments and businesses are developing ways to nudge people into making greener choices. Tune in to find out more.
The AIQ Podcast: Link - The power of connected thinking
21:27Understanding connections between people and ideas is crucial in the modern world. In this podcast we explore how organisations can put connected thinking into practice. Tune in to learn more about: - What investors can learn from Charles Darwin’s pen pals - The link between coffee queues and idea generation - How culture can drive performance - David Attenborough’s views on the connectedness of the natural world
The AIQ Podcast: Future of retirement
20:51The idea that in one’s sixties it might be time to step out of work and retire into a life of leisure is relatively recent. But with more people living longer, expectations of retirement are being reshaped. In this podcast we cover: - The reality of living longer - How to adapt to more years in the workplace - The implications of a multi-stage life - Financial planning and income considerations