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  • Hazara students gather before attending class at Ummat Public School in Mehrabad Forum Article

    3 problems with education targets

    Since the early 1960s (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best intentions, the international community has… more

  • Forum Article

    Is innovation exploding or expiring?

    The stories we hear about the economy influence the way we behave, which in turn influences the economy. As Nobel… more

  • The sun casts a shadow and spectral halo effect on clouds as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s aircraft departs Tel Aviv for Geneva Technology Pioneers Article

    You can’t afford to ignore the internet of things

    The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that 20 billion to 30… more

  • File photo of trader Mario Picone working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why the great recession is now a depression

    First it was the 2007 financial crisis. Then it became the 2008 financial crisis. Next it was the downturn of… more

  • A South Sudanese man works at a mobile phone charging kiosk at the Tzaipi refugee camp in Adjumani Forum Article

    Can mobile phones really cut conflict in Africa?

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and new media have often been viewed as a solution to Africa’s… more

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    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, positive… more

  • A woman walks out of an Internal Revenue Service office in New York Forum Article

    Why US corporate tax needs reform

    An increasing number of US companies are making plans to shift their headquarters to Europe. These so-called… more

  • A woman holding an umbrella looks at her cellphone outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why growth is stalling in big economies

    Relapse is the rule in the post-crisis global economy. In the United States, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered… more

  • A traditional light bulb with carbon filament is displayed at a do-it-yourself store in Dortmund Forum Article

    17 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. How should the internet be governed? Join the #NETmundial debate as the Forum hosts talks on the next era of the… more

  • Jenna Sampson, a community relations manager at Twitter, works on the company’s rooftop deck in San Francisco Forum Article

    How to manage the internet from the bottom up

    In a speech to the UN General Assembly in September 2013, after Snowden’s revelations, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s… more

  • liver cells Technology Pioneers Article

    How printable organs will change the future of medicine

    Over the past 20 years, annual spending on biopharma R & D has almost tripled to more than $50 billion. At the same… more

  • A worker harvests fresh produce from a tower at Sky Greens vertical farm in Singapore Forum Article

    Could vertical farms feed the world?

    The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting one, especially… more