Lauren talks to Randi Zuckerberg on her SiriusXM show about top 3 trends to watch for the rest of 2019

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In January 2020 Lauren says that Magic Leap will not become the consumer brand it set out to be. In March 2020, the company announces the closure of its consumer division: https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/22/magic-leap-announces-layoffs-amid-covid-19-slowdown/
 

In 2013 Lauren is asked to speak at one of the first Social Media conferences in Washington, DC at a special event hosted by DC Web Women. She speaks about social "hijacks" and "fake representation" as a major trend to watch. In 2019, the concept of "deep fakes" takes hold even touching the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.
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Lauren writes about Universal Basic Income becoming a larger talking point in the U.S. narrative based on her research piece for Forbes in March. www.forbes.com
Also touches on this trend as part of her directives to track all things regarding cashless payments while being interviewed on Randi Zuckerberg's XM Sirius Radio show in April. Just months after, goes right to the top with U.S. 2020 president candidate Andrew Yang making UBI part of the center of his platform and turning the volume up on it boldly during his CNN debate appearance in July, 2019.

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