A discussion with Paul Markillie, Business correspondent of The Economist: "Could [companies] have become a little bit too lean and mean in their supply chains? They're literally using vans and aeroplanes as their mobile warehouses. Could they have taken things too far and could there...

A discussion with Tom Standage, Technology Editor of The Economist: "As you start to make robots smarter, you also in some ways make them less predictable, because they become more complex systems. Very complex systems tend to go wrong in unpredictable ways...