Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018
Why is it that cyberpunk still looks like it did in the 80s? Perhaps there has been no need for it to change: it continues to resonate with us because the world it depicts is the one we live in.
Visualizing 40 Years of Music Industry Sales
Charting the Earth’s future for the 21st century
Measuring human capital: a systematic analysis of 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: Human capital is recognised as the level of education and health in a population and is considered an important determinant of economic growth […] Within western Europe, expected human capital ranged considerably in 1990, from the highest level of 24·8 years (24·0–25·6) in Finland to 14·8 years (14·4–15·3) in Portugal [20 em 2016].
Rise of robots ‘could see workers enjoy four-day weeks’: even relatively modest gains from using robots and AI had the potential to give British workers Scandinavian levels of leisure time
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Building artificial people: Endless possibilities and the dark side
Financial Times boosts global technology coverage with new editorial team
Drone journalism’s battle for airspace: When flown safely, however, drones can be an ideal tool for journalists
How the Economist is opening the data behind our reporting
Smart Home Surveillance: Governments Tell Google’s Nest To Hand Over Data 300 Times [since 2015]
Free Speech in the Age of Algorithmic Megaphones: the debate we have today is neither healthy nor participatory