Mike's Industry View - Issue #126
AI / Creativity
Don’t Call It a Bank—It’s a “Financial Lifestyle Space” — www.rga.com What if Urban Outfitters, the global hipster retailer, created a bank? This was one of the questions that UK-based Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG) sought to answer in an attempt to lure consumers, particularly Millennials and Gen Z, into physical banks.
We analyzed 16,625 papers to figure out where AI is headed next — www.technologyreview.com Our study of 25 years of artificial-intelligence research suggests the era of deep learning is coming to an end.
Shops in a box: The rise of shipping container retail parks — www.bbc.com At least 13 food, retail or office complexes in shipping containers have opened in the past three years.
It’s written and designed just like a trusted advisor tapped out this email. At the end of the email, we have a kicker and it ends with a cheesy joke and it’s very obvious that a human has written that joke for you.
Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work? — www.nytimes.com I saw the greatest minds of my generation log 18-hour days — and then boast about #hustle on Instagram. When did performative workaholism become a lifestyle?
White gold: the unstoppable rise of alternative milks The long read: How wellness upstarts spoiled milk’s healthy reputation – and built a billion-dollar industry from juicing oats and nuts
Users are seeing more videos on LinkedIn as more creators and publishers share more videos on the platform. Monetisation options, though, are limited.
Social media influencers agree to change the way they post — www.bbc.com Vlogger Zoella and pop star Rita Ora must declare if they are paid or sponsored.