Blockchain-based distributed ledger technology could smooth out port operations across the world, from tracking shipping containers to allowing cargo vessels to restock their own supplies.
Designed well, a tax on transactions will play an important role in stopping the kind of financial activity that has zero benefit to society and exposes us all to significant risks.
The fashion industry is second only to oil as the top industrial polluter, and as a result is taking broad steps to make it more environmentally conscious.
As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it's clear that technology will play a central role in nearly all aspects of our lives.
The economic “basics” of population growth and urbanization that have driven ASEAN economic growth in recent years remain the big trends in 2017.
Technological breakthroughs are producing sweeping changes throughout the economy, from manufacturing to your check-out lane at Wal-Mart, and from legal research to laser surgery.
A new set of governance principles for human genome editing could apply globally across different political and cultural contexts.
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A new report on artificial intelligence shows the types of AI that people feel most threatened by.
From wearable technologies to artificial intelligence, these five trends are defining the future of brain enhancement.
Advanced energy is a $1.4 trillion industry globally. Here’s what’s driving its growth.
How can business leaders do a better job of creating the conditions that enable organizations not only to stay on the right side of the law but to do the right thing, consistently and at ...
Instead of idolizing the solitary genius, we need to focus more on scaling up existing businesses.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a unique opportunity to fix environmental issues and redesign how we manage the environment.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution can transform our ability to understand what’s happening in the oceans, and to manage it.