September 30th, 2014
Episode 20 of 861 episodes
Apple's tax arrangements in Ireland come under scrutiny as the European Commission opens an investigation into whether the tech giant was effectively given state aid by Dublin. As pro-democracy demonstrations continue in Hong Kong, we hear the latest protest voices and ask whether the former colony's declining economic influence is fuelling the unrest. Plus, a sprinkling of accounting fairy dust helps Kenya increase the size of its economy by 25% overnight. And online TV and film streaming company Netflix announces plans for its first film release, which will be launched online and in select cinemas on the same day. We ask whether it's another nail in the coffin for the cinema industry.
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.