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Canada 150. ImpactReport2010 2015. Policy in the data age: Data enablement for the common good. Like companies in the private sector, governments from national to local can smooth the process of digital transformation—and improve services to their “customers,” the public—by adhering to certain core principles.

Policy in the data age: Data enablement for the common good

Here’s a road map. By virtue of their sheer size, visibility, and economic clout, national, state or provincial, and local governments are central to any societal transformation effort, in particular a digital transformation. Governments at all levels, which account for 30 to 50 percent of most countries’ GDP, exert profound influence not only by executing their own digital transformations but also by catalyzing digital transformations in other societal sectors (Exhibit 1). Tanzanian Tribe of Straight Women Who Marry Each Other - Kurya Tribe.

Such autonomy has also enabled her to spare her four daughters from early marriage.

Tanzanian Tribe of Straight Women Who Marry Each Other - Kurya Tribe

The family's two oldest daughters didn't marry until age 18. "We made sure they finished school first," Isombe says. Their younger daughters, ages 17 and 14, still live at home. Mechanical Turk: Research in the Crowdsourcing Age. How scholars, companies and workers are using Mechanical Turk, a ‘gig economy’ platform, for tasks computers can’t handle Digital age platforms are providing researchers the ability to outsource portions of their work – not just to increasingly intelligent machines, but also to a relatively low-cost online labor force comprised of humans.

Mechanical Turk: Research in the Crowdsourcing Age

These so-called “online outsourcing” services help employers connect with a global pool of free-agent workers who are willing to complete a variety of specialized or repetitive tasks. Because it provides access to large numbers of workers at relatively low cost, online outsourcing holds a particular appeal for academics and nonprofit research organizations – many of whom have limited resources compared with corporate America. The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016. Sometimes the world is not yet ready for a new technology to enter the fray.

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016

Virtual reality, for example, sat on the sidelines for many years. The industry went into hibernation around the time of the Dot Com Bust, and it has only recently re-emerged with promise. It is only today that big companies like Microsoft, Google, Samsung, HTC, and Facebook have the infrastructure, peripheral technologies, and capital in place to properly commercialize the technology. Futurists' Blogs. S New Plan on Open Government 2016-2018. The Future According to Women. After months of dedication and contributions from countless people, we are proud to present the special feature from our summer issue: The Future According to Women.

The Future According to Women

For this feature, we spoke to over 40 women from various industries – and the conversations were absolutely amazing! Firstround. Bestselling author and Wharton professor Adam Grant has spent years researching and interviewing originals.


There’s the seasoned chief executive who cusses freely and challenges candidates to apply for jobs by tweeting at her. Or the author who tackles weighty topics like artificial intelligence and virtual reality with stick figure illustrations. And the former spy who founded an airline and is betting on Utah as the next big tech hub. What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour. Google's Vision of the Future: Convenience With a Cost. EPSC Newsletter. ESPAS Strategic Dialogue on Future Challenges to European Security We have launched a new ESPAS initiative to explore future challenges to European security.

EPSC Newsletter

Security clearances in the age of social media. Of the roughly 323 million citizens of the United States, more than four million hold federal security clearances.

Security clearances in the age of social media

Frontpage - MindLab. The innovation challenge: Modernizing the public service. Written by Date published Share Story.

The innovation challenge: Modernizing the public service

Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides. “Cultural sexism in the world is very real when you’ve lived on both sides of the coin” By Charlotte Alter.

Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

Fail, Adapt, Innovate: Institutions for a Changing Society. Written by Date published Share Story There are two overarching issues emerging from the 2015 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Conference. Both raise values questions about what we consider important, and about the kind of communities and political spaces within which we choose to live. GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History. Coyle, D.: The Economics of Enough: How to Run the Economy as If the Future Matters. (eBook, Paperback and Hardcover) The world's leading economies are facing not just one but many crises. The financial meltdown may not be over, climate change threatens major global disruption, economic inequality has reached extremes not seen for a century, and government and business are widely distrusted.

Attachments. Engage with a Library of scenarios. Distributed ledger technology: Blackett review. This report sets out the findings of a review exploring how distributed ledger technology can revolutionise services, both in government and the private sector. It covers the: technology governance and regulation security and privacy disruptive potential applications in government global perspectives. The Systems Thinker – The Systems Thinker - 2013 01 23 tic administration usagers na317. Global Future Trends. Welcome To The Post-Work Economy. If the goal of the economy is to provide decent-paying work for everyone, that economy clearly isn't doing a good job at the moment.

Real wages for most Americans haven't increased in 40 years. Real unemployment—which includes the "under-employed"—is above 10%. How Hyperconnected Cities Are Taking Over the World, According to Parag Khanna. 10 Critical Skills You’ll Need to Succeed at Work in 2020 — Life Learning. New Systems Series: Volume 2 - The Next System Project. The Second Four Papers. iKnow WI-WE Bank : WI-WE Scan. WI now-2050general Major Volcanic Eruption(s) The Systems Thinker – Social Change Archives - The Systems Thinker.

Word Spy. The Digital Marketing Conference. Home - ideacity. Cool Hunting. Organisme de réflexion, d’expertise et de conseils placés auprès du premier Ministre : évaluer, anticiper, débattre, proposer. Architecture and design magazine. Ideas For Innovation.

Fashion Trend Forecasting and Analysis. Untitled. Signals of Change articles. Futurity: Research News from Top Universities. Book Review: Future Babble by Dan Gardner « Critical Thinking « Skeptic North. Posted on 04 February 2011 by Darren McKee. Ottawa’s campaign against income inequality faces some hard limits. We should be striving to work less, not toiling until we drop. BlockchainFutures (en) The Birth And Death Of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images — The Ferenstein Wire. Increased urban density and skyrocketing rents in the major cities has put pressure on communal living. GPCSE Foresight. GCPSE Stewardship Foresight2015. Singapore Story 2.0: Strengthening the Core. Amazon. Information is Beautiful.

The ‘Adaptable Leader’ is the New Holy Grail — Become One, Hire One. What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team. So Rozovsky started looking for other groups she could join. Future Generations.