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Javier Garcia-Martinez
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Javier Garcia-Martinez is Founder and Director of Rive Technology and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies.

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How Can We Take Science Out of its Ivory Tower?

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 3:15 PM

Income inequality is one of the most dramatic and dangerous consequences of our persistent financial crisis. Although not so frequently mentioned, knowledge inequality is also climbing to unprecedented levels, and posing significant risks.

The gap between those that have a clue about important issues and those that don't -- from...

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An Ungodly Misnomer

(26) Comments | Posted July 9, 2012 | 3:24 PM

In the last several days Dr. Peter Higgs has been attempting to compete against God for the fatherhood of a new particle that can explain the origin of mass. The reason of behind this nickname is the book The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the...

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Science Deficit

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 4:13 PM

The current worldwide economic situation is bringing scrutiny to how developed countries balance their national budgets, and for the scientific community this provides a timely and interesting opportunity to observe how public investment in scientific research and development (R&D) is being either increased or significantly reduced by different countries.

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From Information to knowledge: Also in Science

(8) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 3:46 PM

There was a time when access to information was the main obstacle to knowledge. The books were kept in remote monasteries where those few who could read them spent most of their time copying old manuscripts instead of creating new original knowledge. Today the problem is just the opposite. Scholars...

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