Why insomnia started? Sleeping in two shifts used to be the norm.
⇒ Explore: Global Health
Straight out of Star Trek: MIT's ion drive aircraft has no moving parts.
Empty homes and hip coffee shops. The cities hollowed out by globalization.
Faster growth than China? How to future-proof India’s economy.
Not working for working people. Globalization needs a new social contract.
Where the UN is now investigating extreme poverty: the United Kingdom.
AI is deciding jail time. Can algorithmic justice be fair?
The land that failed to fail. How China wrote its own development playbook.
There are no chairs in the Bible. The ones we have now may be killing us.
Smart dry-cleaning and autonomous model cars. Meet homebrew AI.
Self-engineering is just the start. Five great minds on how technology will change humanity.
Where the next crisis may begin: a risky $1.3 trillion global market.
A new plan to save the world. A spotlight on our Global Future Councils meeting in Dubai. (Wired)
Don’t take the world’s problems personally. Further reflections from our GFC summit. (Bloomberg)
Finding vaccines for everything. Cities initiative launched at Davos. (New York Times)
The top 10 emerging technologies of 2018. In collaboration with the Forum’s Expert Network. (Scientific American)
A Nepali-made robot waiter at work in Kathmandu. Cites forecast from The Future of Jobs Report. (Malay Mail)