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  • City workers make phone calls outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square in the City of London Forum Article

    Six tips for elegant self-promotion

    One of the most important things you can do to advance your career is to let your bosses know when you have a success… more

  • Vapour pours from a steel mill chimney in the industrial town of Port Kembla Forum Article

    What is carbon-pricing and why do we need it?

    A dangerously warming planet is not only an environmental challenge, it’s a fundamental threat to efforts to end… more

  • A visitor waves in front of the sensor that triggers the joints of a dummy that is part of “PWM1″, an art creation by Taiwan artist Huang Zan-lun, during the Art Taipei 2010 Forum Article

    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. Two characters matter on Twitter. Why the World Economic Forum switched to @wef from @davos. 2. What happens… more

  • The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats during a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border Technology Pioneers Article

    Google: from the garage to the moon

    A few years ago, Google temporarily made available for public search a web archive from back in 2001. It showed how… more

  • A Google employee works on a laptop in front of a mural of the New York City skyline, at the New York City company office Forum Article

    What it takes to be a manager

    When I was in college I worked at a bagel place across from Lincoln Center in New York. For a job that paid minimum… more

  • Internet LAN cables are pictured in this photo illustration taken in Sydney Forum Article

    How can we safeguard the future of the internet?

    Back in May, I wrote a blog titled Turning talk into action after NETmundial. In it, I promised to work tirelessly on… more

  • A construction worker looks at Pudong financial district as he waits to cross an avenue in Shanghai Forum Article

    Why do some countries develop faster than others?

    One puzzle of the world economy is that for 200 years, the world’s rich countries grew faster than poorer countries… more

  • The Bank of England is seen behind a flower bed in the City of London Forum Article

    How can central bankers avoid another financial crisis?

    It is an occupational hazard. Central bankers believe, with a mixture of wishful thinking and empirical evidence, that… more

  • Visitors stand in front of QR-codes information panels during a ceremony to open an information showroom dedicated to the Zaryadye park project in central Moscow Technology Pioneers Article

    Why technology is about more than hype

    Earlier this summer technology commentators collectively rolled their eyes at the news that a smartphone app called Yo… more


    Two steps to fix factory farming

    Factory-style livestock production is a critical driver of agricultural industrialization. Its remorseless expansion is… more

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    Why we should teach our children patience

    It is challenging but necessary to teach children to be patient, as all parents know. In the short run, patience… more

  • A staff of Aeon Co Ltd’s supermarket changes a price tag due to a sales tax hike, ahead of the store’s opening hours at a supermarket in Chiba, east of Tokyo Forum Article

    What Japan’s economy needs now

    Japan’s GDP declined by almost 7 percent in the second quarter, more than many had forecast including us here at the… more