Topic : Media & Society

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses expect it to bring… more

  • Children sit during a morning assembly at a school Forum Article

    Do good things come to those who wait?

    It’s an iconic test of willpower: sit a child down in front of a marshmallow, tell the child that he/she… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

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    How to stop foreign TV eroding local culture

    The idea that television can transform culture has been prominent in the political… more

  • Girls look at a poster, distributed by UNICEF, bearing information on and illustrations of best practices that help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD), in the city of Voinjama, in Lofa County in this handout photo Young Global Leaders Video

    Attacking the information failures on Ebola

    Every day marks a new deadly chapter in the Ebola crisis. As of this week more than… more

  • A visitor places her hands on a tangible earth, a digital globe, at an exhibition pavillion in Rusutsu town, northern Japan Forum Article

    What does it mean to be a global citizen?

    For many professionals, global citizenship – the idea of embracing an international perspective and… more

  • A visitor stands in front of QR-codes information panels during a ceremony to open an information showroom dedicated to the Zaryadye park project in central Moscow Forum Article

    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. How can Europe embrace a digital future? Professor Klaus Schwab on the new frontiers of innovation. 2… more

  • Schoolchildren hold up pieces of paper featuring doves during a march called “The right to live in peace” in San Jose Forum Article

    Can the internet solve conflict?

    Over the past decade there has been growing interest in using the internet and other communication… more

  • People take photos with the skyline of the financial district of Singapore in the background Forum Article

    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. Why countries should reduce barriers to travel. And what impact will this have on countries that… more

  • A bee is covered with pollen as it sits on a blade of grass at a lawn in Klosterneubur Forum Article

    14 must-read stories for the weekend

    A quiet transformation in climate change. Something profound and very practical is taking root, writes… more

  • A screen displays the results of the Scottish vote on independence, in Edinburgh, Scotland Forum Article

    19 must-read stories for the weekend

    Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. But what might have happened to the economy if the Yes… more

  • Men are silhouetted against a video screen with a Twitter logo as he poses with a Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica Technology Pioneers Article

    How Twitter took over the world

    “Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read… more

  • A production control room in Digital Center 2, a new 194,000 sq. ft building on the ESPN campus in Bristol Forum Article

    Can we measure media power?

    The potential for political influence is what most people think of when they talk about the power of the… 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… 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… more

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    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. When is sustainability good for profit as well as people? Michael Posner, professor at NYU Stern School… more

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    Twenty-four must-read stories for the weekend

    A quarter of the world’s young people are unemployed. Judith Rodin on the best and most innovative… more

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    How to get the most out of conferences

    Summer is conference season – a critical time for building brands, making connections and shaping… more