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Published
07 May 2018
2018
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Now for some good news: the world isn’t as bad as you think -- Sydney Morning Herald

Relates the experiment by Hans Rosling at Davos in 2015 when participants were generally aware of the rapid reductions in global poverty but were too pessimistic on population growth and vaccination rates

Few companies ready to reap productivity rewards of technology, report finds -- Telegraph

More coverage of the Maximising the Return on Digital Assets report with the Telegraph leading on how ‘only the companies with the best management can reap the productivity rewards’

Blockchain Innovators Follow Reinsurers to Bermuda ‘Sandbox’ - Bloomberg

It was the last day of the World Economic Forum in Davos and Wayne Caines, Bermuda’s minister of national security, was about to head home after an exhausting week. But before leaving, he told a group of blockchain enthusiasts, “If you are really serious about advancing this space and working with us, meet us in Bermuda on Monday.” Then it actually happened.

World Economic Forum, Berkeley cyber center partner to create future global cybersecurity ‘scenarios’ - Inside Cybersecurity

The partners will produce various scenarios that help to identify where potential international cybersecurity “rifts” could form, with a goal of assisting officials in the public and private sector to “navigate” these possible issues.

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