Democracy as we understand it does not apply in the digital world, writes Lydia Kostopoulos, of the Observer Research Foundation
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New technologies can disrupt societies, and today's wave of automation is making people anxious over losing their jobs to robots. What can we learn from history to avoid social conflict?
The capacity of economies to innovate will be key as the Fourth Industrial Revolution advances and the fight against climate change ramps up. These are the global leaders...
As California passes legislation limiting casual employment by tech companies, here's our round-up of news and analysis on what it means for the gig economy.
Although cashless payments are becoming increasingly common, but demand for cash remains. Why?
The metrics that governed the industrial nation state aren't fit for purpose in the fluid era of platform-driven business.
From smart traffic controlling cameras to automatically paid parking, cities across the globe are incorporating technology deeply into urban areas to improve the day to day lives of citiz...
This excerpt is from Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne's "Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age". The book was chosen as the World Economic Forum Book Club's pick ...
This is what makes for a good ranking in the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report.
These products were once seen as cutting-edge. Now, all that’s left is their legacy.
To face the challenges and reap the rewards of the Fourth Industrial revolution, India must focus on people and skills.
The growing strength of the ICT Industry underpins four vital pillars that will support Bangladesh’s transformation to a digital economy by 2021, and a knowledge economy by 2041.
With the right infrastructure, policies and regulatory environment in place, developing nations can unlock investment, drive digital access and leapfrog legacy technologies.
With a steady GDP growth rate, India will have 140 million new middle-class households by 2030. How will the consumer-facing industries respond to these new customers?