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Canada Seen As The Most Positive Influence Globally

Interesting:   Source: World Economic Forum The post Canada Seen As The Most Positive Influence Globally appeared first on The Big Picture.

7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World Economic Forum reveals that almost 65 percent of the jobs elementary school students will be doing in the future do not even exist yet. Both the workforce and our knowledge […]

How Zume Pizza is using automation to produce the perfect pie

Millions of jobs will be lost to automation as part of the so-called fourth industrial revolution, according to a recent World Economic Forum report, with an anticipated net loss of as many as five million jobs by 2020. Another recent report indicated that more than 100,000 legal jobs will be automated over the next 20 years. But surely the […]

Ethereum Soars 30%, Tops $300 After WEF Blockchain Report

Mike Novogratz said yesterday that he would be adding if Ether dropped near $200, and as it did overnight, a bid appeared and helped by positive comments in a World Economic Forum whitepaper on "realizing the potential of blockchain,"...Show More Summary

Watch Live: Draghi, Kuroda, Carney, & Poloz Set The World's Markets Straight At The ECB Forum

Draghi's speech at the ECB Forum yesterday was intended to strike a balance between recognizing the currency bloc’s economic strength and warning that monetary support is still needed, according to Bloomberg, and it only took two post-speech clarifications to get the market to understand exactly what he was saying... Show More Summary

The Global Findex Database 2014 Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World

Source: World Economic Forum The post The Global Findex Database 2014 Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World appeared first on The Big Picture.

Bleg for Dalian, China

After my trip to Shenyang, I’ll be in Dalian for the World Economic Forum.  Nonetheless I will get there a day early and have time to look around — what do you all recommend? The post Bleg for Dalian, China appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

World Economic Forum report on safety rejected by low scoring Thailand

Thailandâ??s reputation amongst expats and tourists is likely to take a knock following the World Economic Forumâ??s placing of the country in the top 20 for its high rates of violence, crime and low rates of police service. The WEF Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, released earlier, comes on the heel of a further report placing... Expats Blog -

Recruiting in the age of digital nomads

It’s predicted by 2020 1 out of every 3 workers will be hired for online work. Employees want the flexibility and convenience — and the benefits to employers are beginning to crystallize. The World Economic Forum cites telework as “one of the biggest drivers of transformation of business models.” In addition to meeting employee demand, companies...

Vladimir Putin refuses to condemn Trump for pulling out of Paris climate deal, tells world: 'Don't worry, be happy'

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

“Don’t worry, be happy,” Mr Putin told an economic forum in St Petersburg. Mr Putin said that the best course of action is to create circumstances where world leaders can work together to redefine the accord, and that the world needs to take the Paris agreement as a starting point and work from there. Show More Summary

Emotionally Intelligent Commencement Speeches Of 2017

2 months agoIndustries / Media : MediaBistro

According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, by the year 2020, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills. That fact may provide insight as to why this year’s top commencement speeches were laced with themes of self-awareness, empathy and perseverance. Show More Summary

Global Pension Underfunding Will Grow To $400 Trillion Over Next 30 Years: World Economic Forum

``... turns out that politicians creating massive ponzi schemes to promise citizens that their government would take care of their financial needs in perpetuity, while never really bothering to explain the true costs of such programs, was probably a bad idea.''

Global Pension Underfunding Will Grow To $400 Trillion Over Next 30 Years: World Economic Forum

Earlier this week we highlighted "Six Terrifying Graphs That Summarize America's Public Pension Crisis" which ranked state, county and city-level public pensions in the United States by which are screwed the most. To summarize, the study concluded that public pensions in the U.S. Show More Summary

Microsoft partners with Cisco to connect Azure IoT Suite with Cisco Fog deployments

At the IoT World Forum in London, Microsoft and Cisco announced that they are working together to develop the hybrid IoT solutions that businesses need to ensure the scalable, economical and secure execution of their IoT services. As part of this partnership, Azure IoT Suite can now connect to and interoperate with Cisco Fog deployments. This […]

Europe isn’t the new Silicon Valley. It’s better

The World Economic Forum just published a fascinating article charting the growth of the European startup scene, contrasting it to the larger tech ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Asia. If you’re a European founder, you’ve got cause to be optimistic — funding is easier to get, there’s so much innovation happening here, and tech talent is everywhere. Show More Summary

At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles

Digital start-ups run by young Arab entrepreneurs took center stage Saturday at the World Economic Forum, where participants said private sector-driven growth is key to solving the Middle East's stark … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Negotiators optimistic on Trump Mideast bid

The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A pair of veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who endured repeated failures, expressed rare optimism … Click to Continue »

Natural carbon-capture destroyed by logging

World Economic Forum : "Forests have been removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing carbon for more than 300 million years. When we cut down or burn trees and disturb forest soils, we release that stored carbon to the atmosphere. Show More Summary

In Alice Temperley

Shilpa spoke at one of the sessions at the World Economic Forum in Delhi and at the event was seen keeping it simple in a wide-legged Alice By Temperley jumpsuit, her orange Birkin and nude scalloped sandals. Considering the event and how hot it is right now in the city, the outfit was a great […]

USA Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 Edition

Since I am heading to Canada, and have been speaking to people in NY, SF and Vancouver about USA Tourism, I thought this might be appropriate:     Source: World Economic Forum The post USA Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 Edition appeared first on The Big Picture.

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