Topic : Technology

  • 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

  • Facebook employees work in the design studio at the company’s headquarters Forum Article

    11 apps to increase your productivity

    In the olden days, like in 2006 (before Apple introduced the iPhone), the apps that employees used for work… 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 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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    Three questions about India’s “smart cities”

    “Smart city” has become a buzzword in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his… 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

  • A selection of mobile phones are held up. Forum Article

    The smartphone of the future

    It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months… more

  • The Cuadrilla drilling site is seen in Balcombe, southern England Forum Article

    How to solve fracking’s salty water problem

    The boom in oil and gas produced through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is seen as a boon for meeting… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… 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 farmer uses mobile phone on her morning glory vegetable field in Bach Lien village outside Hanoi Forum Article

    Can mobile phones help to improve food security?

    Around three-fourths of the world’s poorest people live in rural areas. The rural poor, and their very… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • Igor Skliarevsky, 36, works on a computer at his home in Kiev Forum Article

    Eight tips for working remotely

    In this day and age, many of us find ourselves working remotely. Working from a home base can offer a… more

  • People play “Battlefield 4″ on the first day of E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles Forum Article

    Who owns the data you generate online?

    Nearly everyone has a digital footprint – the trail of so-called “passive data” that is produced when… 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

  • Performers dressed in futuristic costumes demonstrate Toyota Motor’s single passenger vehicle … Forum Article

    What will life be like in 2064?

    That an octopus called Paul had a better success rate than Goldman Sachs when predicting World Cup… more