Team CN&CO love financial services (among other things) and we enjoy reading about what’s happening in various quarters of the industry. Here are our favourite fin-blog picks of the week:
From rejecting the iPod to turning down Google: The biggest mistakes in tech history
Biggest mistakes in Tech history…like Kodak turning down the digital camera and Ron Wayne, selling his 10% share in apple back in the day (value today $50billion). That and more!
Digital transformation scenarios
Jock Pleiter, CEO and Co-Founder of Backbase, shared his vision with 500+ decision makers in the insurance industry at DIA Barcelona, the first global InsurTech conference.
The Future of Not Working
As automation reduces the need for human labor, some Silicon Valley executives think a universal income will be the answer — and the beta test is happening in Kenya.
How ‘evolving’ technology leads to fewer choices and creates mountains of waste
“Are you periodically forced to buy a new laptop because the technology – hardware or software – in your current laptop is no longer supported even though it’s fully functional?”
How much you would need to save every month to retire a millionaire in South Africa
“One of the biggest concerns facing South African households today is saving up enough money for retirement.”