Ian Goldin

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직업의 미래 : 기술 진화와 자동화 시대에 노동자는 어떻게 살아남을 것인가

(2) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 1:40 AM

사진 메신저 앱으로 유명한 스냅챗이 또 한 번의 투자 유치를 거칠 예정이다. 그리고 이번 투자로 회사의 총 가치는 19억 달러(약 2조 원)로 상승할 전망이다. 2011년 스탠퍼드 대학의 어느 기숙사에서 개발된 이 앱은 몇 년째 고작 35명의 인원으로 운영되고 있는 작은 회사다. 회사 가치가 직원 당 5억 달러라는 것이 '테크 버블'을...

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O futuro do trabalho

(1) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 5:59 PM

A Snapchat - empresa que criou o serviço de troca de mensagens e fotos com o mesmo nome - estaria levantando mais recursos numa nova rodada de investimentos, o que daria à empresa um valor de mercado de US$ 19 bilhões. Criada num quarto de dormitório da Universidade Stanford em...

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The Future of Work

(9) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 1:49 PM

Snapchat -- producers of the eponymous photo messaging application -- is reportedly raising a new round of funding that would value the company at up to $19 billion. Created in a Stanford dorm room in 2011, Snapchat has for the past few years had a mere 35 employees. While this...

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Addressing the Global Governance Deficit

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 3:02 PM

Our world has experienced a sustained period of positive change. The average person is about eight times richer than a century ago, nearly one billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty over the past two decades, living standards have soared, life expectancy has risen, the threat of war...

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Time For Business to Shift Focus to The Long Term

(34) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 10:49 AM

In a week when we have seen the effects of political gridlock writ large in US politics, the report Now for the Long Term feels well-timed in its strong call for leaders in politics, business and civil society to include long-range thinking and planning into the mix. The...

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Dr. James Martin, 1933-2013

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 12:05 PM

James Martin, the technology pioneer whose Pulitzer Prize-nominated book, The Wired Society, predicted the coming of the internet age, has died aged 79.

A combination of extraordinary intellect, vision and drive, he authored more than 100 books on computer technology, and later made the largest single benefaction to Oxford...

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Collective Genius

(0) Comments | Posted November 22, 2012 | 9:59 AM

This is the best time in history to be alive. Access to education, healthcare and employment is increasing for populations the world over. If you are born poor, the chances of escaping poverty and leading a long and healthy life are significantly better than ever before. In large part this...

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What do 7 Billion People Mean for our Global Future?

(2) Comments | Posted October 28, 2011 | 3:09 PM

By now, we've all heard about the 7 billionth person being born on the planet this month. If we can get beyond all the headlines, though, we have an opportunity to reflect on the complex interconnectedness of global future challenges.

Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School (Oxford...

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Only a New Global System Can Handle a World of Explosive Risk

(47) Comments | Posted January 8, 2010 | 7:57 AM

The recent financial crisis is the first systemic crisis of the 21st Century. By learning its lessons we cannot only avoid a destabilizing cycle of more acute future financial crises, but also equip the world to handle other looming catastrophes such as climate change, global pandemics and bio-terrorism.

One lesson...

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