Happy Friday everyone!
We’re back again with this week’s most important and interesting news from the Tech, HR and Startup world. Before packing your bags for the long weekend, check out what’s making waves, some cool new innovations, and join the discussions below!
Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and big data are fuelling venture capital investment into London’s technology sector, according to research from the founders of London Tech Week: how will this trend evolve in the forthcoming future?
On Tuesday Facebook announced the beta launch of Facebook Spaces, a new app that allows users to connect with friends and colleagues in an interactive virtual reality environment: the app provides a way for social media users to hang out as they might otherwise in person. How is Mark Zuckerberg’s company planning to use it?
“If we’re too deliberative and slow to respond, we can get caught flat-footed, potentially missing an opportunity or allowing an emergent challenge to consume you.” The Harvard Business Review investigates how a business should act quickly without sacrificing its vital critical thinking.
Also, this Thursday we’ve been to Mortimer Spinks’ event “Future-Proofing UK Tech and Digital Skills” in London: it’s been an exciting night full of brilliant speeches! Don’t forget to take a look at the hashtag #FutureTechPeople on Twitter to read some highlights!
Let us know in the comments if we’ve missed something out and we’ll feature it into next week’s issue!
– the Beem Team