Democratic capitalism arose hand-in-hand with the industrial age. If it's to survive the transition to a knowledge age and the digital economy, it will have to change -- profoundly.
The killings in Charleston, South Carolina have produced a lot of talk about healing and forgiveness, some important discussion of racism in the United States, and not enough attention to gun control.
The MIF and IDB are devising a way to analyze and systematize the critical factors needed for workforce preparation for youth living in conflict with the law or in high-conflict zones. The aim is identify and implement some innovative interventions, adapted to the needs of young people in different environments.
Granted, Silicon Valley is investing in programs to attract women and minorities to the technology field, engender good will, and increase workforce diversity through pipeline development. But there continues to be a lack of urgency to change.
Preparing for a job interview can be hectic under any circumstance but especially for a young college graduate trying out for his or her first real job.
The perception of law graduates is that they are standing solemn holding a law degree, resumes, and a heavy burden of loan debt they can't pay off. However, this isn't the case for all graduates. Many are becoming savvier and using their versatile J.D. beyond the traditional practice of law.
As cognitive technologies continue to expand what machines are capable of doing, the boundary between the work that computers do and the work that humans do is shifting. This doesn't imply that work is going to disappear. But it does suggest that how we work, and what work we do, will change.
The race has begun, every decade brought a ground breaking technological innovation, this decade is starting to unravel a mystery that men like Alan M. Turing spoke about in the 20th century, where machines will be more intelligent than humans, improving by themselves over time.
Judging by media stories and think tank reports, many foreign commentators seem unable--or unwilling--to see beyond the reformist image that the Moroccan leadership seeks to project abroad.
In the past decade, the idea of cars driving themselves has quickly gone from sci-fi dream to impending reality.
Here's something beautiful about South Africa: the country took a day commemorating an apartheid-era massacre (the Soweto Uprising of 1976) and turned it into a day honoring the future: the country's youth.
As the still fragile U.S. economy cranks out new jobs, with concerns that a jolt from a world event or higher interest rates could spark a slowdown, much of the public and private sectors have ignored the potential of the nation's smallest businesses to help fuel economic growth.
Tonight summer is in the air. My sons ran to the park up the street and I am left alone, with dappled light and open windows... I pour a glass of wine and position myself in the stream of dusk blushing the living room gold.
ISTANBUL -- A new social contract is needed to account for the increasingly important role that individual preferences, and individual responsibility, play in today's world. Each citizen should feel empowered, not isolated and abandoned, in the face of globalization and technological transformation.
While the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is being hotly debated in Congress, the fact is that this trade deal -- or any trade deal -- will have little impact on American jobs, or more specifically, on the decline in good-paying jobs for middle-class Americans.
There's a common belief that people who don't have jobs somehow just aren't trying hard enough, and this belief is therefore based on the idea that there are enough jobs for everyone. To get a job, all one really needs to do is just go get one. But what's it really like out there?