China is an innovation superpower. This is why

Last year President Xi Jinping outlined his vision to make China the global leader in political, economic, military and environmental issues over the next three decades. Read full Article

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Life in 2030: these are the 4 things experts can’t predict

Alvin Toffler predicted a future in his 1970 bestseller Future Shock that looks much like today’s reality. Read full Article

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New Podcast: riveting audio conversation with Futurists Calum Chace and Gerd Leonhard: AI, the Singularity, the Future of Humans and Machines

Calum Chace and me don’t agree on many issues – I’m a humanist and Calum is a science fiction writer and AI advocate.  Having said that I really love talking to him, debating these replay mind-boggling issues with him. Listen to this podcast or download it for later. Read full Article

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The Neighbourhood Where Google Plans to Kill the Private Car

The DNA for suburbia was created by the Brooklyn real estate developer William Levitt. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, he built two communities named Levittown: one in Long Island, New York, and the other in Pennsylvania. Read full Article

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These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the world with tech

“Changing the world,” the rallying cry of the technology industry, sounds like a concept bursting with optimism. But in reality, it’s complicated. Take Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg’s creation, built under the banner of “move fast and break things,” certainly changed the world. Read full Article

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