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Whatever happens in the coming weeks, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will go down as the face of Ukrainian resilience during the Russian invasion of his country.  His response to the Russian invasion of his country has been widely praised, both at home and abroad. His speech to the European Parliament in early March received a standing ovation. Western press […]
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After another punishing year dominated by COVID, the omicron threat appears to be receding and many people may now be looking at the beginning of the end of the pandemic. But the fallout from COVID will still pose huge challenges in 2022 in terms of economic growth, supply chain issues, labour shortages and employee confidence.  As ever, effective leadership […]
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See a container of Cup Noodles at a convenience store and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories.  But there was a time when eating from the product’s iconic packaging exuded cosmopolitanism, when the on-the-go meal symbolized possibility – a Japanese industrial food with an American flair.  Cup Noodles – first marketed in […]
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UK cosmetics company Lush has announced its decision to leave Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat, saying its decision reflects concerns about the alleged effects of these social networks on the mental health of their users. The brand will maintain its presence on Twitter and YouTube. Lush has more than 900 stores worldwide, and some 10.6 million followers between Facebook […]
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A highly critical article in The Verge, “Hey Siri, what happened?”, discusses an issue many of us have been observing for some time: that Apple’s home assistant is noticeably less intelligent and more limited than its competitors such as Alexa or Google Assistant. The usage test confirms it: ten years after Siri’s introduction, if you […]
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In “The Variant,” an episode from the Disney+ hit streaming show “Loki,” it’s tough to miss the barrage of product placements, with fast-paced action and dialogue taking place in front of Charmin toilet paper, Dove soap and Arm & Hammer deodorant. At one point, Loki barrels down an aisle with vacuum cleaners and fights off […]
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The coronavirus pandemic raging across the world has taken a huge toll on global lives and economies. Already it is being seen as the most consequential global crisis since the Second World War. To date, the pandemic has forced countries around the world to take unprecedented measures ranging from effectively shutting down their borders shut, […]
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What is this quantum supremacy thing? Some have already seen the headlines; a Google paper leaked that their research team have now achieved what’s known as quantum supremacy (or quantum computing supremacy). According to the leak, a 53-qubit superconducting device has performed a computational task in 200 seconds that would take the most powerful existing computer 10,000 years […]
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Plant-based milk alternatives are more popular now than ever before. Starbucks has soy, coconut, almond, and oat milk at the ready for your morning coffee. Leading plant-based drink brand Oatly has developed a “barista blend” oat milk that steams and froths just like the real thing. Even my grandmother now has almond milk in her […]

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Most research into the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) concerns its use for weaponry, transport or profiling. Although the dangers presented by an autonomous, racist tank cannot be understated, there is another aspect to all this. What about our responsibilities to the AIs we create? Massively-multiplayer online role-playing games (such as World of Warcraft) are pocket realities populated chiefly by […]

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Transforming Value Chains with Networks In the past few months, I’ve been working hard to provide Platform Design Toolkit adopters and our readers with a clearer representation of the evolution of digitally enabled markets. I shared our understanding of digital markets as distributed in three major layers, that of infrastructures, aggregators and long tail markets. I’ve explained how aggregators play a key role in an […]

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This article was originally published here: Vivek Pandit – Co-Founder, VP of Partnerships Not many people start their entrepreneurial careers by exploding an egg in their boss’s face, but then Vivek Pandit doesn’t take traditional routes! What’s your story? I was in Detroit working for Dan Gilbert, owner of the CAVS. I accidentally exploded an […]
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This article was originally published here: Melvin Chee – CEO and Co-Founder of RPG Commerce Motivated by his respect for his grandparents commitment to future generations, Melvin Chee has harnessed his innate entrepreneurial spirit to found a thriving business. What’s your story? I’ve actually been an entrepreneur all my life. I went to university for […]
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This article was originally published here: Katie Burkhart – Founder & CEO at MatterLogic An admiration for Benjamin Franklin and an obsession with systems might not be a conventional combination but they have driven Katie Burkhart. What’s your story? I’m an accidental entrepreneur asking better questions. My first job as a lifeguard taught me that […]
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This article was originally published here: Isabel Vidigal – Founder Isabel Vidigal Translations Coming late to life as a freelance translator, Isabel Vidigal has not only embraced the role but mentors others within the industry. What’s your story? After getting my Business Administration degree I started working in the corporative environment. 20 years later I […]
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