REUTERS NEXT?kicks off 2021 by gathering global leaders?and forward thinkers to reimagine solutions to the challenges the new year brings. After the extraordinary upheavals of 2020, we will come together to look ahead at opportunities for change and growth, as well as how to deal with the rifts and problems that our world and our societies face. No country,?company or … [Read more...] about REUTERS NEXT
Regardless of the side you sit on in the undeniable political divide, 2020 is set to be a significant year for American politics. These are turbulent times, and there remains a lot of uncertainty as to what shape US leadership will take. There's certainly a dearth of trust, and election years are often a time when it's useful to look at our political system a little more … [Read more...] about Crypto-Candidacy: A Look at Cryptocurrency in American Politics
The world around us is changing faster than ever before. It is changing politically (Brexit), socially (generation Z hitting the labour market), technologically (AI, quantum computing, blockchain and IoT coming our way), economically (continuous trade wars between US and China and the upcoming economic powerhouse China) as well as environmentally (climate change). This is a … [Read more...] about Why Our Fast-Changing World Requires Us to Change Collaboration
Two summers before the 2016 US Presidential election, I was sitting around a bonfire in the wilds of Kenya, lingering in the peace that comes from spending the day amongst the extraordinary wildlife of safari (that's ordinary for Africa). An intimate gathering of around 15 guests from all continents, the conversation was friendly and centered on the day's site seeing. … [Read more...] about Big Data & the US Vote: Did Trump Change Their Mind?
Political campaigns are anything but simple. Theyve gotten even more complex over the years as industries lobby for their own interests by sending money to the candidates they believe will serve them best. While campaigns have used whatever data they could get their hands on in the past, the amount of specific information now available (thanks to big data) has been a boon to … [Read more...] about Why Big Money and Big Data Win Elections