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What happens in an Internet minute? Digital life in 2017.

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7 skills to teach children. They’re facing a global achievement gap.

Leading the US in AI and the digital market. Robots rise, cash falls in China.

Who pays most for extreme weather? The same places that emit most CO2.

Keep the earth from becoming a “pile of filth”. The Pope vs. climate change.

Why we don’t know what jobs will be automated. Work’s digital fingerprint.

The UN plan to save the world. Advances against poverty; education lags.

Tokenism. The case for caution on initial coin offerings.

How artificial intelligence will change movies. Machines, not studio bosses, will manufacture the stars of the future.

The social metric that keeps you reading? Fear.

City-states may win the 21st century. Are countries ‘built to last’?

In praise of paranoia. A little schizophrenia boosts leadership – and humanity.

A vacuum cleaner for smog? Designer, artist and Forum Young Global Leader Daan Roosegaarde quotes from our Future of Jobs report. (TED)

How the Fourth Industrial Revolution started a business transformation. An Indian CEO’s story of Davos-inspired ‘platformation’. (Economic Times)

The oceans need our protection – and our lives depend on them. Cites The New Plastics Economy report. (Globe and Mail)

How China aims to limit the West. Cites President Xi’s speech in Davos. (New York Times)

Industry 4.0 and the future of logistics. Quotes Forum founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab. (ITProPortal)

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