On the Agenda
What we learned in China. Top takeaways from the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian.
Why might Chinese cinema boom? Competition from Hollywood.
Finland’s secret to great schools: less control, less competition.
Cashless societies can punish the poorest. Lessons from India’s attempt to digitise money.
How to break your device addictions: 6 steps to improving digital health.
On our radar
The future is already here. Physicists believe it could be influencing the past.
What journalists can teach engineers. They can’t design braking systems, but they can take the brakes off thinking.
Battery-free mobile phones? Radio waves could power your device.
The CIA’s secret weapon in training its operatives? Board games.
Clone wars. The promise and peril of gene editing.
The World Economic Forum in the news
Can artificial leaves save the planet? References the Forum’s list of top 10 emerging technologies. (Financial Times)
China seeks to lure back foreign investors. Coverage from the Forum meeting in Dalian. (South China Morning Post)
Pay is rising, but not for these American jobs. Cites Forum work on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. (CBS News)
Indian farmers are agitating. Prime Minister Modi quotes from the Global Competitiveness Index. (Hindustan Times)
Internet in Australia is slow and expensive. The country slips in the Forum Networked Readiness Index. (Business Insider Australia)