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The “World of Tomorrow” Business Forum 20 April 2017 Bratislava

On April 20th, the Slovakian capital Bratislava will hold the “World of Tomorrow” Business Forum. “In recent years there has been no business conference held in Slovakia at which 5 keynote speakers from abroad could have shared their experience. No one of the keynote speakers

How our High Streets will be Transformed by AI (via Contagious)

Published on Contagious in spring this year, “Rosh Singh, digital innovation director at Kinetic Active, believes that digital out of home will evolve from a broadcast medium to bring us personal, real time updates.” “While technology often makes people feel uncomfortable, we’re becoming more accepting of

Opinion: The Big Lie About Bitcoin (via P2P Foundation)

Economist and technologist David de Ugarte recently published his noteworthy views. Translated from Spanish, the post has been made public on the P2P Foundation blog. “The problem with blockchain is in its design: dependence on mining, an industrial activity based on the availability of infrastructure, puts

Frank Diana’s Presentation about Women Leadership in an Exponential World

Beginning of this month, Frank Diana held the opening keynote at the SIM Women Executive Leadership Forum in Chicago. Below a quote from his post: “Creativity, imagination, big picture vision, emotional and social intelligence, empathy, and other human characteristics are critical to navigating in an exponential world. As automation

The Millennials are coming of Age (study by Goldman Sachs)

A nicely illustrated study by Goldman Sachs, headed: “One of the largest generations in history is about to move into its prime spending years. Millennials are poised to reshape the economy; their unique experiences will change the ways we buy and sell, forcing companies to

Good resource: the ITU’s Information Society Report 2015

The Report, which has been published annually since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tools to measure the information society, including the ICT Development Index (IDI). The IDI 2015 captures the level of ICT developments in 167 economies worldwide and compares progress made since