AI's impact on jobs is only part of a much bigger discussion on its impact on society, says Sami Mahroum.
Jon Danielsson, of the London School of Economics, says he doesn't understand the point of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
Two economists discuss cryptocurrencies, their place in the global economy and the potential implications of their use.
Barlow's techno-utopian dream has given way to an Orwellian reality of data harvesting and surveillance. But with effort we can salvage the ideal.
Also in this week's round-up of top stories: DQ vs cyberthreats and how Uber’s pay formula benefits men.
Twenty-one years ago in Davos, cyber-activist John Perry Barlow championed a now-famous call to protect the sovereignty, liberty and independence of the internet from government. Read it ...
To build a peaceful world, we need to see the world through the eyes of other people – especially those we disagree with, writes Professor Klaus Schwab.
In this opinion piece, Steven Pearlstein looks at the impact of automated trading on recent stock market losses.
People are sceptical about the ability of the digital economy to generate employment and address global challenges.
How businesses are investing in technology in order to stay ahead of the game.
A new form of intelligence is on the block, one that will be crucial in the fight against fake news and online threats such as grooming and cyber-bullying.
To engage responsibly, our next generation of scientists needs training in the arts and ethics.
New blockchain-based marketplaces could give individuals control over access to their encrypted DNA data, and the ability to sell it to research companies for their own profit.
With over 400 sessions on the official programme, it can be hard keeping up with everything happening at our Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Here's a recap of some (but by no means ...
The Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller described bitcoin as an “interesting experiment” rather than the future of our financial system.