Caltech-led GROWTH Strikes Gold

On August 17th 2017, two neutron stars smashed into each other and sent ripples of space-time detected by gravitational wave interferometers right here on Earth. For the first time in history, these gravitational waves were accompanied by electromagnetic radiation. There literally was light. This is probably the most important astrophysical transient of the century. We saw gamma rays […]

Jio’s monopoly against the growth of KaiOS in India

KaiOS is among the first hundred innovations of the year 2019. It was born from the ashes of Firefox OS, an open source operating system developed by Mozilla between 2013 and 2016, written with a programming language much less complex than what is needed to run Android and designed to invest in web development, provided that it was […]

Earn Your Business Degree at the Southern Oregon University School of Business

Business is what makes the world go around. You need business skills in every industry you go into. I think one of the joys of being an an instructor, a professor, or mentor is that I get to see students transition or blossom, or develop, you know, from maybe as a freshman and then go through our program […]

Studying Gig Economy Workers’ Decisions – Wharton Prof. Gad Allon at Global Forum London

>>There’s a whole new economy out there called the gig economy, driven primarily by the fact that all of us have a mobile device, by excess amount of data that all firms have, and driven primarily by new platforms that allow for a perfect match between supply and demand. And when I say supply, it means supply for […]

Resilient Cities | Exploring Future City Growth & Urban Landscapes | Ep#1 | AXA Research Fund

In 1950 we had 746 million people living in cities. By 2014 this reached 3.9 billion. We expect by 2050 6.4 billion people in cities. China, India, Nigeria. These are places where we see big cities coming up. People come for economic opportunity, they don’t really think about the risks they face. The more you see climate change, […]

Africa Growth Initiative creates positive impact on African growth

Over the last three decades sub-saharan Africa has come a long way. Child mortality in the region has dropped by fifty-four percent since 1990. Primary school enrollment rates has jumped from 52 to eighty percent. Womens share in wage employment has gone from 24 to 34 percent, more than in any other developing region. Between 2003 and 2012 […]

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