This generation will largely be responsible for confronting the aftermath of the financial crisis, high youth unemployment, the effects of climate change, energy sustainability and security issues, along with a potential demographic time bomb.
Historians and economists now stress blind forces over heroic leadership.
The domino effect can be a truly beautiful thing. But in the case of the AIDS fight, when every domino is a private sector player, we don't want dominos down.
Blaming Twitter for misinformation is easy, but ignores the social and political context. How can we understand such large volumes of data that move so quickly?
Despite history, geography and culture, there are extraordinary systematic regularities and constraints that transcend the individuality of cities.
With annual revenues of about $600 million, it's impossible not to be impressed with the industry born just two decades ago with no structure in place.
Besides the expensive price tags, all of these devices have another feature in common. They all rely on connectivity in order for users to make full use of them.
Despite the obvious benefits, development has its challenges. We are seeing increasing numbers of young people who have so much that their motivation is falling.
All the evidence is that society's expectations of business have changed, and businesses must respond. To start rebuilding trust, a company first needs to demonstrate that it is worthy of being trusted.
Big History studies the history of everything, offering a way of making sense of our world and our role within it.
The world has never seen anything like this before; it's probably one of the biggest seismic shifts in history.
The question of values in leadership boils down to why people seek leadership positions in the first place.
Goals as ambitious as the Millennium Development Goals stay relevant only when inspiring leaders champion them. You might be surprised to learn that one of the most important MDG champions has been Norway.
Even if we fail in games," we said, "You'll have learned skills that will enable you to succeed in something else."
Unfortunately, many of us have forgotten what it takes to incentivize the hard work, investment and creativity that bring new inventions into the world.
The energy transition demands a clear vision of the steps that need to be taken and a stable, meaningful regulatory framework.