Where is my Jetpack?

Written by Carl Davidson, Head of Insight at Research First The recent visit of SingularityU to New Zealand and TV1’s What’s Next? show have both sparked debate about what the future holds and what it will mean for all of us. While we at Research First are excited about the opportunities the future may bring,…

You’ve Got to Know When to Fold ’em

Written by Carl Davidson, Head of Insight at Research First If you have read The Luminaries then you will know that it’s a substantial book. Indeed, one of the reviewers on National Radio joked that it’s a book that ‘gets better after page 400’. Regardless of what this says about the merits of The Luminaries,…

The Multitasking Myth

Written by Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First Can women multitask better than men? Before you read any further, stop for a moment and consider that question: What do you really think? It probably won’t surprise you that this is a question social scientists have given plenty of attention. Nor may it surprise you…