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Esports has experienced unprecedented growth recently and with it, the proposition for aspiring gamers to pursue a professional esport career has become increasingly attractive. “Esports” are video-games played competitively (and often professionally) through the means of cyberspace (Campbell et al., 2018) and are an important fixture in the overall gaming industry, which is estimated to […]
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Do you want your company to go global? Perhaps you’re just considering the pursuit of a partnership with another firm based somewhere else in the world. Whatever your motivations, if you’re interested in making connections with specialists of other nationalities in order to further your company’s interests and improve their practices, there are a few […]
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“Hold on for Mr. Gates,” said his private secretary. Good old Bill spent 45 minutes trying to convince Luis Von Ahn, a 20-something Guatemalan math professor, to come work for Microsoft. Yep — this stuck-in-puberty face told the world’s richest man to hold off. Politely. The Matrix is Luis’s all-time favorite movie, which I respect. […]
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There’s this assumption that because you have an AI plan, you’ve solved the problem. Whereas actually central forecasting, and planning about complicated, uncertain technological developments is oftentimes flawed and doesn’t solve anything. It may actually be counterproductive. Jeff Ding The State Council of China’s 2017 AI plan was the starting point of China’s AI planning; […]
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Aden Liu is a home-grown entrepreneur and the founder of The Leading Man, an exclusive sartorial club dedicated to helping gentlemen dress their best. What’s your story?Entrepreneurship was the serendipitous journey that completely changed the course of my life. Everything changes when you’re doing something you absolutely love. That was how I discovered my (previously […]
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Pursuing her dream of becoming an entrepreneur, Lucia Del Vita founded VerbiVis, a translation company providing high-quality language services. What’s your story? I am Italian, born in a small town near Florence, daughter of entrepreneurs. I had a dream: exploring the world; an interest: humanity; an ideal: a united Europe, where citizens could live in […]
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Digital is a word over-used and under-understood. What does it mean in context with Transformation? Digital Transformation. What is it? “Transformation” is what the Corporate Rebels said, but it’s a rare person who can give you a straight answer about the meaning of “Digital”. Tom Loosemore said this: It’s a great definition. I think we can go further […]

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A few days ago, thanks to my algorithmic recommendations — not from the sources I usually read, but selected on the basis of subject matter of interest to me — I came across an article about a 57-year-old American who after being released following a 37-year jail term, was asked about his impressions of something as commonplace as a smartphone, or the […]
Access over ownership. After decades of excessive consumerism, this prospect sounded revolutionary. At first. Now that the sharing economy has become mainstream, more critical voices are appearing. So, what will it be? Empowerment or exploitation? A revolution or business as usual? Before getting to the heart of the matter, I’d like to set something straight: […]

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is talking to Discord about acquiring the social audio company created in 2015, that has more than 250 million users and has so far focused primarily on creating communities of video game fans. The trigger for these talks has been the surprise success of Clubhouse, which is even smaller than Discord, but […]

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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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