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The World Economic Forum's mapping tool is a new way of seeing the hidden connections between global issues.
One thing scientists, policy-makers and corporate executives share in common? Uncertainty about the future. Here are their biggest questions.
Rural communities in the developing world are increasingly generating and reselling electricity on microgrids – which is good for them, for the environment and for the resilience of tradi...
For every $1 the US spends on its Precision Medicine Initiative, China is spending $43.
Seven hundred experts are gathering in Dubai to discuss how breakthrough tech will change the world by 2030. Here's how to follow, embed, livestream and repost.
In order to succeed and benefit everyone, the Fourth Industrial Revolution needs our trust. But it won't be an easy process.
Digital technologies are making it less necessary to live in cities. The end of urbanization is nigh.
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Volunteer work could equip you with a whole range of skills to survive in an uncertain working world.
Just 10% of the world is still without basic connectivity. Here's how satellites might be able to end digital inequality.
AI has the power to solve real problems in ways that will have massive benefits to many in society - but only if we use it well.
This set of policies can help make globalisation more inclusive.