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Technology is the answer: Oligopoly, ordinance or an ode to advancement?

The word “money” pulls me towards two options: run as fast as possible in the opposite direction, or surrender honourably unto poverty in the hope that it will “inspire me to aim high, and achieve better” (cited: your bomb-dodging, powdered-egg consuming grandmother). 1,419 more words

Politics

Academic Book of the Future Project Report - #AcademicBooks and Their Futures (Two reports by #AHRC - the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the #BritishLibrary)

In January 2014, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, in partnership with the British Library, issued a call for collaborative proposals for a team to explore the Academic Book of the Future in the context of open access publishing and the digital revolution, with total project costs up to a value of £450k FEC, with AHRC providing 80% of the costs. 101 more words

Books

Let's talk about TRUST—in finance and in business

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Trust is a funny thing. It’s a very human condition, which most people would consider absolutely essential in financial services and in business. Yet, we don’t reflect much on what trust really is. 1,390 more words

Seven Things You Should Know to Be a Digital Winner

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a doctor, a bus driver, a lawyer, an economist, an industry worker, a salesman, a trader, a teacher, an engineer or a customer service agent—your job won’t exist in a decade or two. 699 more words

The future of tech can be bright in post-Brexit Britain

The UK tech and digital sectors have been world leaders for the last few decades, and were some of the strongest advocates of the UK remaining in the EU during last year’s referendum campaign, so there is understandable nervousness in those sectors about their post-Brexit future. 1,320 more words

Digital Revolution

Nine Things You Should Know to Be Smart About Driverless Cars

Just a few years ago, not many people realized what digitalization of transportation would be. Now, autonomous cars are the talk of the town, and carmakers, tech giants, and start-ups are racing to stay ahead in the mercilessly competitive transformation of the mobility industry. 1,050 more words

Eight Things Retailers Should Know to Be Digital Winners

The digital transformation of retail has been going on for some years now, and as a retailer, it’s easy to become worried over how to remain competitive in such a fast changing environment. 684 more words