Posts tagged ‘Data’

  • People queue to receive home disinfectant kits to prevent Ebola from Doctors Without Borders in Monrovia Forum Article

    The challenge of collecting data on Ebola

    Yesterday the World Bank released their first report on the socioeconomic impacts of Ebola that was… more

  • Japan's Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 things Europe can learn from Japan

    The decision of the Bank of Japan end of October 2014 to significantly expand its asset-buying programme… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code including cyrillic words onto a man Global Agenda Councils Article

    What will the future of the internet look like?

    The internet has infiltrated almost every corner of society, transforming our lives in the process. Over… more

  • Students take notes from their iPads at the Steve Jobs school in Sneek Global Agenda Councils Article

    Five key debates for the future of education

    How do we best educate the students of tomorrow? What we teach our children – and how we teach them –… more

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    What’s the link between intelligence and confidence?

    It is an unfortunate paradox: if you’re bad at something, you probably also lack the skills to… more

  • Vendor hands change back to a customer at her market stall with price tags marked in Cuban pesos in Havana Forum Article

    One way to improve business training

    The evidence on the effectiveness of business training is, at best, mixed (for an example, see my… more

  • A robot from Android FC shows off its skills during a photocall in Edinburgh Forum Article

    Four ways science will change who we are

    I was moderating a discussion among media leaders and young scientists at the World Economic Forum’s… more

  • An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw Forum Article

    Does the internet need rebooting?

    Is it even possible? Rebuilding from scratch the mighty data machine we call the internet, where nobody… more

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    How to manage mobile workers

    New technologies are fundamentally changing the way we all work, throwing up new risks and challenges… more

  • Ball is seen on a roulette wheel in front of slot machines at Gaming Expo Asia in Macau Forum Article

    The problem with gambling research

    Casino gaming is on the rise across much of the developed world, with… more

  • A hand is silhouetted in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin Forum Article

    How to create better passwords

    In 2004 Bill Gates pronounced usernames and passwords dead. Gates, a man consistently thinking ahead… more

  • Ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski and doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner put on protective suits Forum Article

    Could maths help contain Ebola?

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be spiralling out of control. More than ever, local and… more

  • A nurse poses for a photo in a trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Forum Article

    Why fighting corruption is key to improving healthcare

    In a sector that is scarce and expensive to begin with, corruption can mean the difference between life and… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer. Forum Article

    How to keep the faith in big data

    There have been so many leaks, hacks and scares based on misuse or misappropriation of personal data that… more

  • A sensor is seen spinning atop a Google self-driving vehicle before a presentation at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California Forum Article

    Self-driving cars: a spy on every street?

    Autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, are likely to be seen more widely on roads in 2015. Already… more

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    Why better data is the key to tackling poverty

    When you think about ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity, what comes to… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

  • Physicist Duerig looks at a prototype of an IBM NanoFrazor 3D nano printing tool at a laboratory in Rueschlikon Forum Article

    Should research always have clear objectives?

    The biblical story of Saul finding his kingdom by chance while searching for his father’s lost donkeys… more