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India going cashless could be a model for the world

July 15th, 2019 at 11:57 am » Comments Off

India aims to curb cash – but this time it wants to do it properly. A cashless society wasn’t the original goal of the country’s draconian currency ban in November 2016. But when an acute shortage of banknotes gave a fillip to digital wallets, that purpose was added as an afterthought to justify an act […]



Top 6 trends in higher education

July 13th, 2019 at 3:27 am » Comments Off

Around the world, tuition at universities is rising at a much faster rate than inflation and challenging students’ return on investment. Reduced government funding and higher operating costs are driving the need for change at universities. The mismatch in employer needs and employee skills is leaving over seven million jobs unfilled in the U.S. These […]



Remote jobs are exploding and salaries can top $100,000

July 11th, 2019 at 11:48 am » Comments Off

The lure of remote work is obvious. You can save on the costs of a formal work wardrobe, lunches out and commuting. Until now, you might have been limited in your choice of jobs. That’s changing. Some fields had an increase of more than 50% in remote jobs in the past year, according to FlexJobs. […]



Britain generating more electricity from zero carbon than fossil fuels for first time since industrial revolution

July 7th, 2019 at 11:21 am » Comments Off

Wind turbines on the west coast of cumbria near workington, Cumbria, Uk, with a flock of Herring Gulls flying past. The figures were described as a landmark tipping point. Britain is generating more of its energy from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels for the first time since the industrial revolution in a landmark tipping […]



Mary Meeker’s most important trends on the internet

June 25th, 2019 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

Mary Meeker, Code 2019/Recode It’s the holiday season for data nerds: That is, Mary Meeker is delivering her annual Internet Trends Report — the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley — again at Code Conference 2019. The general partner at venture capital firm Bond Capital delivered a rapid-fire 333-page slideshow that looked back […]



Should we gamify citizenship?