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SUSTAINABILITY

China leads 'global green shift'

China's push for renewable energy is driving down costs worldwide, and creating massive business opportunities, argues John Mathews.

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TECHNOLOGY

Darl Kolb on life among the robots

Darl Kolb is Professor of Connectivity in the Business School's Graduate School of Management. He argues that instead of resisting artificial intelligence and the rise of robots in the workplace, we should let machines do what they are best at and focus on the unique qualities that make us human.

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COMMERCIAL LAW

The dark side of artificial intelligence

Automated decision-making can be as manipulative and biased as a human, and it urgently needs regulating, warns Benjamin Liu.

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IN THE MEDIA

Why coalition friction could be a good thing

Differences between Labour, the Greens, and New Zealand First could spur innovation, suggests Fiona Kennedy.

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IN THE MEDIA

Reform of pre-internet Privacy Act vital

The Government must act to reclaim our lead in technology-friendly privacy law, argues Gehan Gunasekara.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY

Juridical Encounters

This month we are giving away a copy of Juridical Encounters: Māori and the Colonial Courts 1840-1852, by Shaunnagh Dorsett.

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TECHNOLOGY

Should humans and machines co-evolve?

Worrying about the potential downside of smart machines can blind us to the exciting possibilities they may open up for us in the future, argues Darl Kolb.

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ECONOMICS

Be careful what you believe about China

Western prophesies of economic doom both oversimplify and underestimate China, advises David Mahon.

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MARKETING

Self-beliefs shape what luxury means to us

Is your luxury brand a market newcomer? Then prime consumers to think about luxury differently, advises Yuri Seo.

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ECONOMICS

Fair play and economics

Notions of fairness matter for a variety of economic transactions.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Why we should not be happy about feeling so happy

When it comes to measuring national contentment, we need to ask the difficult question about what underpins it, argues Ross McDonald.

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