Industrial Revolution

US Mint Designs New Quarter Honoring Lowell National Historical Park

The <b>U.S. Mint</b> is unveiling a brand-new quarter honoring Lowell National Historical Park and featuring a "mill girl" working at a power loom in …

Conservative View

Five ways to overcome workplace routines that hinder innovation

August 18, 2018 5:00 AM<br>In many sectors, the disruptive changes now occurring are so major that they have been described as the "Fourth Industrial …

Innovation

UWC to offer immersive tech diploma

Students will learn how to develop AR and VR technology for immersive platforms, says UWC. From 17 S...

Augmented Reality

SA to chair committee that will focus on Fourth Industrial Revolution - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

South Africa has been elected to chair a committee of five African countries that will discuss ways that Africans can be part of the Fourth …

Africa

Tech for Social Good | World Economic Forum

From drones to big data and 3D printing, Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies have huge development potential. Shapers in the Edinburgh Hub want …

World Economic Forum

The 4th Industrial Revolution Is Here - Are You Ready?

We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. It’s quite different than the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it—steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization—because it will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be</b> …

Manufacturing

How brand new science will manage the fourth industrial revolution

It's about artificial intelligence, data, and things like quantum computing and nanotechnology. Australian National University's 3A Institute is …

Artificial Intelligence

Higher History - Importance of the slave trade to the British economy - Revision 4

Manufacturing<p>Economic growth and the industrial revolution<p>Many historians describe the industrial revolution as a process rather than as an event. The part that exports played can be shown as a virtuous circle:<p>Cotton<p>From 1750 onwards a new industry emerged in Britain - the production of cotton …

UK Economy

Higher History - Importance of the slave trade to the British economy - Revision 8

Wealth created by British slave traders<p>It is debatable how much the wealth created contributed to the British economy.<p>The slave trade offered an opportunity to get rich quick and many traders grew wealthy from its profits. But it was also a risky business with many investors making …

UK Economy

What Industrial Revolution Art Says About America’s History

Hugo Kohl has been interested in art and design since he was a child. In college, he studied finance, but also took several jewelry-making classes to …

Rhode Island

Knowledge is ‘not enough’ if students are to find jobs after the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, says Lord Baker

Students should be able to take computer science instead of a language at GCSE and schools should offer a 'technical stream' for 14-18 year olds, …

Education

Future Production Workforce | World Economic Forum

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has transformed production industries with unprecedented speed and scale. Driven by macro and industry trends, …

World Economic Forum

Redeeming the Industrial Revolution

A destructive myth has wrapped itself around laissez-faire capitalism. It is the erroneous notion that the free market harms the "vulnerable" within …

Conservative View

Readiness for the Future of Production | World Economic Forum

Production has traditionally been an engine for growth, prosperity, and innovation in economies around the world. Many advanced economies today …

Innovation

Values, Ethics and Innovation: Rethinking Technological Development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution | World Economic Forum

Values and ethics are not esoteric, relative or fuzzy: they’re practical, accessible and essential. Technologies embody the ethical frameworks and …

World Economic Forum

Six key charts that show how far SA is in embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Corporate South Africa is at a high-tech watershed moment in how it uses technology to gain a competitive edge. This is according to Arthur …

Africa

The Ancients – Art Term | Tate

The Ancients was the name the group gave to themselves. The implication of the name was that as the Industrial Revolution burgeoned they were looking …

West Sussex

‘IIT-Hyderabad should remain relevant to 4th industrial revolution’

President Ram Nath Kovind has called upon IIT-Hyderabad graduates to focus on research and innovation and to be relevant to the fourth industrial revo

Business (India)

John Prest obituary

My friend John Prest, who has died aged 89, was a historian, dedicated tutor at Balliol College, Oxford, gardener and family man of quiet distinction. He will be admired by future historians for his scholarship, humanity and intellectuail independence.<p>His meticulously researched studies of …

History

The Industrial Revolution could shed light on modern productivity

HOW much yarn per day could an 18th-century British woman spin? Such questions are catnip for economic historians, whose debates typically unfold …

Emerging Technology

China can help Africa embrace the technical future

Illustration: Luo Xuan/GT<p>How can Africa embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Actually, it's a good opportunity for Africa, whose population is …

South Africa

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing how we grow, buy and choose what we eat

Technology has revolutionized agriculture at regular intervals, from the invention of the ox-drawn plough in ancient Egypt, to the first gas-powered …

Agriculture

3 ways Melbourne is planning for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

“Cities magnify humanity’s strengths … They spur innovation by facilitating face-to-face interaction, they attract talent and sharpen it through …

World Economic Forum

Future-proof skills & jobs, factories of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and other top stories this week

<b>How future-proof are your skills — and job?</b> Answers to our Instagram quiz.<p><b>Hothouse earth.</b> Why climate change might soon accelerate.<p><b>The fourth biggest</b> …

World Economic Forum

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Marc Benioff

Wiltshire History & Heritage

With a history spanning over 10,000 years, Wiltshire has been a special place for a very long time. History in Wiltshire is not just ancient, come …

Travel (UK)

Why Tanzanian Women Farmers Need Land Rights

Daily News, 18 May 2018<p>AGRICULTURE has been termed an entry point for women to the fourth industrial revolution and a critical input into the …

Land Rights

Xi calls on BRICS to preserve multilateralism

On July 27, 2018 the emerging-market bloc of BRICS, which comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, concluded their 10th annual summit …

News (China)

Digital Spotlight on Smart Manufacturing

Learn More<p>Provided by: <b>Fujitsu</b><p>Topic: <b>Virtualization</b><p>Format: <b>PDF</b><p>Manufacturers know that their world is changing. They understand that any definition of an …

Industry 4.0

The Story Behind the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham

Situated on the edge of Birmingham city centre, the Jewellery Quarter boasts a rich history. From its Industrial Revolution past and pioneering …

Great Depression