Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution redefines the economy, no more 'shareholders first' and other top stories of the week

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Making money in an automated world. The 4IR is redefining the economy.
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Tomorrow’s workforce will be liquid. How to ride the wave.

The insect apocalypse — and what you can do to stop it.

He invented the internet. Now he has a plan to fix it.

Misinformation and misreading. How fake headlines catch us.

Capitalism in the UK. It’s especially extreme, a new report says.

Be grateful you weren’t alive then. Why 536 was the worst year ever.

The circular economy for the holidays. Shoppers embrace secondhand gifts.

Economists have been too optimistic. The costs of climate change.

How to respond to capitalism’s excesses. Interview with Forum president Børge Brende. (Asahi Shimbun)

Los Angeles and Forum launch new initiative on urban air mobility. (Avionics International)

Will smart machines kill jobs or create better ones? Cites Forum research. (Washington Post)

Can movies save the world? Discusses new documentary on the Forum. (Deutsche Welle)

Brazil collaborating with Forum on Industry 4.0. (Manufacturers’ Monthly)

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