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How Blockchain Technology Could Change The World

There’s a lot of hype in the air about blockchain technology at the moment. A recent World Economic Forum report predicts that by 2025 10% of GDP will be stored on blockchains or blockchain related technology. This means it’s probably something which everyone involved in business should take notice of. [...]

The Dollars and Sense of the Social Inequities of the Black Experience

Over the last few years I've been fortunate enough to travel to Davos, Switzerland during the World Economic Forum's annual meeting of the 1,500 or so most powerful and influential people in the world.  Attendees include Presidents and...Show More Summary

Watch Live: TIME Moderates a Debate on Digital Education in Africa

Exploring the potential and pitfalls of digital education at the World Economic Forum on Africa

Collaboration is vital for a fully wired Africa

The need to work together to connect more Africans to the digital ecosystem was a theme in many of Wednesday’s WEF Africa sessions, reports Siobhan Cassidy. ||| Kigali - Session after session at the World Economic Forum on Africa summit...Show More Summary

Loretta Lynch on Anti-LGBT Law: "All It Does Is Harm Innocent Americans.”

Sarah Mirk Loretta Lynch  - Photo by the World Economic Forum (Creative Commons) U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch made clear today that North Carolina’s discriminatory “bathroom bill” is against federal law. At a press conferenceShow More Summary

7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills

Here's why hiring managers say they often value emotional intelligence more highly than IQ. According to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020. Read Full Story

World’s most expensive country for tourist is Switzerland, so how am I planning under $1000 for 7 nights?

Switzerland is the most expensive travel destination in Europe for a tourist in 2016. This is my assessment according to the World Economic Forum Travel & Tourism Report 2015 and several other sources. So how am I planning a week inShow More Summary

The Most Expensive Cities To Live In Across The Globe

'Exceptional' America is no longer the home of the world's most expensive city in which to live and work. As the latest report from the World Economic Forum finds, the honor of the priciest place to reside is the United Kingdom's capital - London. Show More Summary

WEF: We need to make such fintech 'does not come at the expense of systemic stability'

The World Economic Forum is calling for governments, established finance players, and fintech (financial technology) startups to band together and draw up more rules and regulations to stop the wave of new fintech players becoming aShow More Summary

WEF: Here are the 6 biggest risks in fintech

The World Economic Forum is calling for governments, established finance players, and fintech (financial technology) startups to band together and draw up more rules and regulations to stop the wave of new fintech players becoming aShow More Summary

10 Monday AM Reads

My April 18 Tax day (Wait – April 15th is a holiday in DC?) morning train reads: • How millennials will save us from our broken economic system (World Economics Forum) see also It’s Been Rough Coming of Age in the New Century (BloombergView)...Show More Summary

If you want a driverless car, move to one of these 7 cities

Some cities are already preparing for driverless cars to hit the roads. The World Economic Forum recently conducted a global survey aimed at gauging how people feel about self-driving vehicles. The report also looked at what cities were...Show More Summary

80 Global Shapers & Future African Leaders, Over 30 Countries, 1 Book, 1 Foreword by Ashish Thakkar, 1 Goal: Transformation through Collaboration!

A year ago during the 25th Annual World Economic Forum on Africa Summit in Cape Town South Africa, 80 young Africans were exclusively selected to have a seat at the big table alongside Africa's Presidents and top business leaders. During...Show More Summary

5 people in finance under 40 who are changing the world

The World Economic Forum recently announced its 2016 class of Young Global Leaders — people under the age of 40 who are changing the world. While only five of the 24 American honorees are working in the finance industry, they're already...Show More Summary

Distributed Ledger Visible To All? Ready for Blockchain?

(Source: World Economic Forum, Financial Times) You may not have heard of Blockchain yet but then why did Bank of America file for 15 patents on it? Why are major banks across the world including the Bank of England and Barclays saying...Show More Summary

Going to Switzerland? Consider buying Best Western Rewards points

Switzerland currently ranks as the world’s most expensive country for a tourist according to the World Economic Forum Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015. Part of that high expense equation is hotel rates in Switzerland are highest of any country in Europe. Show More Summary

Small Donations, Big Results: The Changing Face of Philanthropy

This post was previously published by the World Economic Forum. Parkinson's Law is not so much a piece of legal doctrine as it is a proverb counseling that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion." We have all...Show More Summary

Why We Need To Slow Down

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

As the world speeds up through technological advances, it's important to remember the slower things in life. Earlier this year at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author...Show More Summary

How to Solve the Pay Disparity Dilemma

In November 2015, the World Economic Forum revealed that the economic gap between women and men could take more than 118 years to close. Although reports show that the pay disparity is narrowing, it is climbing at a slow rate, with women earning what men did more than a decade ago. Show More Summary

These 23 Americans are changing the world — and they're all under 40

The World Economic Forum recently announced its 2016 class of Young Global Leaders — people under the age of 40 who are changing the world — and 23 of the 121 are American. This year's Young Global Leaders class includes leaders from an array of backgrounds. Show More Summary

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