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Don’t understand the US-China trade war? This metaphor could help
The deadlock between the US and China is a hugely complicated issue, with dizzying amounts of money at stake. Can a sporting analogy help break it down?
5 things to know about future of jobs
These are some of the trends likely to influence the world of work between now and 2022, according to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs report 2018.
Technology can help us meet some of our greatest needs. Here's how
Because technology is finding its way into so many aspects of human endeavour, it is no surprise that many major technology companies have made the case that they are adapting their products to the digital south.
Why artificial intelligence is learning emotional intelligence
With artificial intelligence (AI), change management and process reengineering get reinvented.
Our thirst for more water is making the ocean saltier
Researchers are now worrying that the desalination's salty byproducts could wreak havoc on the ocean’s delicate ecosystems.
Study: Rainforest life exposure can create more diverse microbiome in kids
Researchers followed seven city-dwelling adults and children who lived in a remote Venezuelan jungle village without electricity, soap, or other amenities for 16 days.
Can technology save life on Earth?
The latest data shows that we are on the brink of crossing ecological boundaries and reaching tipping points in climate and ecosystems that might lead to an acceleration of planetary destabilization.
Can humans survive a faster future?
Thousands of miles away, a member of the National Security Council is checking email between meetings. Just ten minutes after the incident, updates and questions start pouring in.
These are the world's most attractive countries for foreign workers
According to the latest edition of the Boston Consulting Group’s Decoding Global Talent, workers are most likely to want to head to the United States, Germany or Canada.
Asia's growing appetite for meat is causing problems for environment
With supply chains ramping up to meet demand, greenhouse gas emissions will jump from 2.9 billion tonnes of CO2 per year to 5.4 billion tonnes.
What are the spatial implications of minimum wages?
According to the International Labour Organisation website, minimum wages had been implemented in 92% of their 186 member countries in 2015.
Why pessimism is underrated
As much as we talk about pessimism in today’s headlines, on the whole, most people around the world do not really think about the external costs of modern society and lifestyles.
5 things you need to know about Google’s early days
Goats, googols and a few other fun facts from back when Google was just 10 discs housed in a Lego cabinet.
3 myths about China's investment in Africa and why they need to be dispelled
Dozens of African leaders have made the trip to Beijing, with the aim of bolstering political and commercial ties with China.
These are the world’s best MBA programmes in 2018
Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has overtaken the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business to clinch pole position.
What do the economic woes of Turkey, Argentina and Indonesia have in common?
The short answer is uncertainty over the global economy brought about by the economic management of the United States.
No degree? No problem, as top employers look further for hires
The reason many employers are adopting a less rigid stance when choosing their ideal candidates relates to a combination of recruitment and talent management challenges.
Booking a vacation from workplace stress could prolong your life
A new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, suggests there is a link between taking longer holidays and mortality rate.