Daniel Jean Pierre Riveong

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Thanks to Urbanization, Tomorrow's Megalopolises Will Be in Africa and Asia

Thanks to Urbanization, Tomorrow’s Megalopolises Will Be in Africa and Asia<p>Tokyo will still be the world’s largest city in 2030, but it will have …

The rise of data and the death of politics

On 24 August 1965 Gloria Placente, a 34-year-old resident of Queens, New York, was driving to Orchard Beach in the Bronx. Clad in shorts and sunglasses, the housewife was looking forward to quiet time at the beach. But the moment she crossed the Willis Avenue bridge in her Chevrolet Corvair, …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Old People Are Sucking Us Dry

Rich countries around the world have spent the past several years getting to grips with the costs of their aging populations. Some, like Norway, have …

A Day of Speaking Truth to Power

Visiting the ODNI<p>“It’s called ‘the crackpot realism of the present’” someone said to me, and handed me a note. I folded up the note, and stuffed it …