Posts tagged 'internet'

  • Forum Article

    How images took over the internet

    In a social media landscape seemingly overloaded with content, often consumed on our phones or tablets, images are… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is a Tweet worth more than 1000 words?

    When Twitter was only just beginning to enter the public consciousness in 2009, it sparked a sardonic trend to… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Six ways social media can improve your health

    Social media has markedly changed the way people interact with their healthcare providers, changing the status quo when… more

  • Forum Article

    What does free speech mean in the age of the internet?

    Long before the age of social media, legal systems have imposed restrictions on free speech. Some are for widely… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is there online life after death?

    The term “personal brand” can come across as narcissistic, but it shouldn’t be misunderstood. What it comes down… more

  • Forum Article

    Asia loves Facebook, Latin America loves WhatsApp

    The potentially global reach of social media networks is among their defining characteristics. For the first time in… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How to disappear on the internet

    The rise of social media, and more broadly digital media, has raised a number of concerns about how much its users… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why the web isn’t as meritocratic as you think

    Social media may be easy to access, but communicating with people via social media isn’t always as easy as it… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Top ten trends in social media

    There is no denying that social media has had a profound impact on many aspects of society. Well beyond its original… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is the web really a gift from God?

    Imagine that your company, the political party you represent, the school or institution you manage or even yourself are… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Video

    What will government look like in 2050?

    Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s painting Allegory of Good and Bad Government (1337-1339) covers three walls of the Sala dei… more

  • Forum Article

    Can India crowdsource its future?

    Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India’s team started an online community so citizens can give… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Can the internet really change how the world is run?

    If we want to create a peaceful, law-governed world, then it is obvious that we require an appropriate body of… more

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    Why the EU court got the decision right

    In a decision that surprised much of the world, the European Court of Justice ruled earlier this month that individuals… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Three ways the internet can boost inclusive growth

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    21 - 23 May 2014, Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Article

    So what is technology?

    There is nothing better than fuzzy language to wreak havoc – or facilitate consensus. Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that… more

  • Forum Article

    Three ways companies can improve trust in data

    Strengthening trust in the use of personal data has become a priority for policy-makers and business leaders. A recent… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    How technology can help Africa thrive

    When Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, the first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, came of age, he chose as… more