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An Agenda for the Future of Global Business

For all of the uncertainty and anxiety in headlines today, the world is a much better place than it has ever been. In emerging markets, billions of people have moved out of extreme poverty. In the developed world, we enjoy better medicines, connectivity, and mobility than most of us could have …


Digital technology and international issues

<b>The Internet is a powerful tool for the promotion of fundamental freedoms and aspiration to political change.It also plays a role in access to</b> …

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

5 issues that will shape the future, according to the experts

Our future’s bright: new technology promises solutions to the world’s biggest problems. But the future’s also frightening: accelerating change is …

Future of Libraries

The Future of Libraries: Short on Books, Long on Tech

Get more great stuff!<p>Like 2machines on Facebook<p>This isn’t your childhood library. The Hunt Library at North Carolina State University is beautiful. …

The once and future library

Beyond being a book repository, the ancient Library of Alexandria was a working resource for scholars. Joined physically to the "Mouseion" — a Greek …


Future of Libraries | Technology & Social Change Group

Social Change

Emerging Library Technology Trends: The Future is Now

April 27, 2016<p>View Webinar<p>Robots, drones and virtual reality … it sounds like we are living in the future, but this new technology is available here …

Education Technology

Library of the future: 7 technologies we would love to see

<b>Libraries lead the way to digital citizenship. They should be the first places where most advanced technologies are implemented.</b>Today, libraries are …

Google Street View

Is technology contributing to increased inequality?

As global poverty continues to decline, another issue emerges. According to the World Economic Forum, rising income inequality and the polarization of societies pose a risk to the global economy, and may lead to increased polarization and lack of political stability. This, however, is not a global …

World Economic Forum

Technology and Inequality - MIT Technology Review

The signs of the gap—really, a chasm—between the poor and the super-rich are hard to miss in Silicon Valley. On a bustling morning in downtown Palo …

If your daughter loved Shuri in 'Black Panther,' she'll love these badass STEM programs.

Black Panther

Blockchain Tutorial | Beginner's Guide to Blockchain Technology

Email this Post 44.5K 9<p>The growth of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology has been so rapid, that even those who haven’t heard of cryptocurrency or know …


#103 - Games

<i>Subscribe on</i> <i>iTunes</i><i>, Spotify,</i> <i>Stitcher</i><i>,</i> <i>TuneIn</i><p>Welcome to this episode of the Pearson Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast. My name is …

Education Technology

Choose Your Own Adventure Stories with Google Docs

For a long time I have shared resources on how students can create “Choose Your Own Adventure” stories using Google Slides. However, these styles of …

Education Technology

Reading Digital Games as Texts

Exploring Literary Motifs<p>One example I’ve discovered comes from Connecticut teacher John Fallon, who has used the digital police procedural Her Story …

Education Technology

Live Interactive Narrative Experiences for Education

<b>Can a Live Interactive Narrative Experience be an effective educational medium?</b><p><b>Real Life to Video Games to Real Life</b><br>In the early days of video games, …

Harry Potter

Re-imagine the Future | Angela Oguntala | TEDxCopenhagen


Google planning an Assistant ‘fun house’ for SXSW to showcase ‘voice-activated insanity’

The annual South by Southwest music (and a lot more than music!) festival in Austin, Texas, kicks off this weekend, and as usual, Google is going to have pretty significant presence. This year, it looks like everything will revolve around Google Assistant.<p>Specifically, Google says that it will be …


#MeToo Forces SXSW to Confront Sexism

South by Southwest is taking a hard look at #MeToo.<p>Amid the raucous parties and speed networking at the annual festival that draws people from …

Silicon Valley

Ready Player One Hands-On at SXSW 2018

Westworld Comes Alive at SXSW 2018

Future of Secrets First Look at SXSW 2018

Full Body Immersive: The Future of Fun

<b>There will be an encore of this session taking place Monday, March 12 at 3:30pm. Austin Convention Center: Room 6AB.</b><p>Join pioneers in immersive …

Augmented Reality

Blockchain explained... in under 100 words | Strategy & Operations

Author<p>Director<p>Richard is a Director with 11 years of strategy & operations experience in supply chain transformations in leading Consumer Business …

What to expect from libraries in the 21st century: Pam Sandlian Smith at TEDxMileHigh

Healing the Digital Divide | Cynthia Owyoung | TEDxUCDavisSF

What is the Digital Divide?