In the age of hypersonic-weapons, 5G communication, AI (artificial intelligence) competition and weapons programs that produce weapon strikes in under an hour (such as the US military’s Prompt Global Strike, or PGS, which can deliver accurate weapons to any place on earth within 60 minutes), space only seems to be the next frontier.
The acrimony between the United States and China has a technological aspect that could lead to a faceoff. This is the result of the underdog Chinese industries challenging the established American industrial complex. The winner of this standoff will dictate global economic activity for the foreseeable future.
Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, there is nothing certain but death and taxes.” I’d like to add one intertwined level of certainty – the modern staple. In fact, staples are killing worker productivity and they’re a major part of our tax process.
Shrewd households have a mechanism for saving and investing in good times to help augment future income and mitigate future monetary crises. Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) do a similar job for nations.
In the past couple of decades, due diligence has evolved and improved, thanks in large part to the advance of technology and digitisation. Where before the process was frustrated by physical data rooms and huge volumes of paper documents
Change is hard, and organizational transformations are among the hardest change endeavors. Only a few out of the very many companies that try to change dosucceed.
Climate change appears to be happening at a faster rate than previously predicted. Today, sea levels are rising twice as fast as they were 25 years ago, due to the melting of ice and warming of oceans, according to the most recent United States national climate assessment
The financial landscape is rapidly changing. Sophisticated algorithms are enabling buyers to meet with sellers more efficiently and enabling supply to meet demand at large in better ways.
2018 has been a good year thus far for both entrepreneurs and venture capital firms. Entrepreneurs are showing strong innovation and disruption capabilities, and investments from venture capitalists (VCs) are burgeoning.
The rate of digitisation in the organizational world is fast. Advances in computing efficiency at around Moore’s law speed or similar rates have enabled technology to become embedded in production systems everywhere.