Yes to the IoT, no to cryptocurrencies. What’s China’s digital strategy?

Multitasking reduces your productivity 40%. Here’s how to fight back.

Government bitcoins? The future of central bank digital currencies.

Aim for “flexicurity”. How countries and workers can win in the future of work.

A 10,000 room hotel. Your next holiday destination might be Saudi Arabia.

BRICS, a relationship with no traditional logic. Here’s how it still can matter.

Image: BRICS Summit 2015

Missing women and a new common market. Key facts on India’s economy.

It’s about culture. Why India’s consumers are the world’s most sustainable.

Better than Bollywood? Indie films that show India as it really is.

Automation + 12 million new workers a year. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in India.

The world’s top ICT exporter and most dynamic city. Where India leads.

When is a referendum a plebiscite? The pros and cons of popular votes. (NYR Daily)

Don’t blame the Internet for political polarisation. It’s been growing since the 1970s. (VOX)

How religion made some countries rich. Theological divisions delivered economic strength. (the forum)

Did physicists just prove that the universe is not a computer simulation? Not so fast. (Scott Aaronson)

If the universe is real, what is it? The answer could be a bubble. And one of many. (Aeon)