#CES2016 – the 6 trends that will dominate the year ahead ( #2016trends ) / Austereo, ABC Local, ABC Far North
Date posted: January 15, 2016
CES (Consumer Electronic Show) 2016, Nerdvana, has ended for another year and Las Vegas has said goodbye to 170,000 visitors and 3,631 exhibitors all itching to get a glimpse of the year ahead in tech gadgets and retail offerings and also looking for the dots to connect to figure out what's lies further ahead. There were a number of clear categories this year and in this weeks regular ABC and Austereo radio segments I explored some of these and also what may be next and after next. The overriding theme for me this year was that we have crossed over the threshold away from having and owning to using and doing. Read More...
Date posted: January 14, 2016
What's an old Mercedes-Benz worth? 50 cases of wild turkey bourbon (or about $16,500 @ 6 bottles per carton x $55 each), if you're selling it on one of the many beer economy Facebook secret groups that are springing up.
A Facebook secret group is an invite only collection of people usually around a common interest like religion, politics, causes, education, schools, hobbies, interests, local community etc and in this growing digital trend numerous secret groups have sprung up in every state of Australia blending secret groups with the collaboration economy philosophy to pay for services and products with alcohol.
The ATO of
Date posted: September 11, 2015
"A few weeks ago, Smithink conducted an interesting workshop in Melbourne on “Outsourcing”. Kane Munro of Deloitte delivered the key-note address “A real world experience of utilising outsourcing”. In his presentation, Munro referred to an article in the Charter Magazine in 2012 by Morris Miselowski, a futurist: “By 2020, relationships between organisations, people and service providers will be far more intimate. Accountants will be part of an individual
Date posted: May 29, 2015
The most often asked question I get is "where do you get your information from" and I always stumble over an answer, not because I don't want to share, but because everyone's looking for a fountain of future wisdom and it just doesn't exist, but one of my most trodden paths to future discoveries is not through reading about it, but rather by experiencing and living it firsthand and that's why I travel extensively visiting often with bleeding edge thinkers, doers and investors. So, after much beh
Date posted: May 11, 2015
Denmark intends to get rid of the obligation for its retailers to accept payment in cash and instead push its citizens into a cashless society.
This new world of payments was enough for Sonya Feldoff of ABC Adelaide to spark another of our regular chats looking at the Future of Money.
In the foreseeable future Australia will continue to have notes and
Date posted: April 7, 2015
Got a great idea, but the only thing holding you back is money? Then fret not, the internet may have a way to get your idea from aha to oh yeah - crowdfunding.
The traditional route to fund great ideas has always been from savings, parents, relatives, friends, banks, venture capitalists, angel investors and listing, but increasingly this is being gazumped by crowdfunding, online portals that match up those looking for money with those willing to invest.
The major difference between old and new is that instead of getting the money from one source,
Date posted: June 19, 2014
Imagine logging into Facebook to pay your bills. Or having free Internet, on the condition that you always wheel your virtual shopping cart past the Telstra checkout.
For now, the big banks rule the digital payments industry, raking in fees from the many ways we exchange money without using cash.
PayPal is of course a big competitor, but there a host of other potential “pretenders to the crown”. That’s according to futurist and inventor Morris Miselowksi, who has advised two of the Australian big banks on this issue.
“They know that [co
Date posted: June 14, 2014
In the last couple of weeks I have been around Australia twice, delivering 11 keynotes, on behalf of two different clients, to financial audiences on the new financial health and well being horizon and my belief that as we become digitally reconnected to our finances we will become better informed. more interested and increasingly motivated to make great financial decisions and to look for wise counsel to assist us
FUTURIST: Personal Financial Information Is About To Go Real-Time And Tell You Exactly What You Have To Spend | Business Insider
Date posted: May 28, 2014
reprinted from Business Insider
The world of credit cards we’ve been living for the past 40 years has increasingly cut us off from the feel of cash.
But technology is about to change that and it will mean a shake-up in the financial advising industry, according to Australian futurist Morris Miselowski.
“Up until now, society has been coming to them (financial advisers) with what I call the Oliver pr
Date posted: April 24, 2014
reprinted from Business Section of news.com.au
“I CAN’T wait to be a transhumanist designer when I grow up,” said no child, ever.
That might not be the case for long if futurist Morris Miselowski is right. He predicts the job could become as common as a teacher or builder in the years ahead.
The renowned futurist, who has spoken at TEDx, thinks the workforce will change drastically in the next 35 years, with 60 per cent of us doing jobs that don’t exist