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How the Pandemic has Inspired Open Innovation

How the Pandemic Inspires Open Innovation

Opening up and sharing information about corona virus allows the scientific and academic communities to test new strategies. The Open Government Alliance recommends sharing models used to tally cases and make projections. New Zealand has already shared data on the pandemic’s impact on trade.

via World Economic Forum

How Robotics and AI Improve Science Research

How Robotics and AI Improve Science Research

An intelligent robot that works independently 21.5 hours a day is helping scientists at the University of Liverpool with their research. Using artificial intelligence (AI), a flexible arm and a customized gripper, it could speed up scientific discovery and give researchers more time to think creatively.

via World Economic Forum

Open Innovation: Why Shared Knowledge Matters

Open Innovation: Why Shared Knowledge Matters

Open research and sharing data and information openly will likely lead to the creation of a vaccine in record time which will save lives. If ever there was an example of the importance of open knowledge to the public, here it is.

via Open Knowledge Foundation

How EdTech will Advance World Education in 2020

How EdTech will Advance World Education in 2020

“The amount spent globally on education technology is expected to increase approximately $342 billion by 2025 as EdTech is globally considered as a viable way to address increasing and changing learning demands. Technology can support classrooms, schools and education systems to evolve at the pace required to better serve learners in 2020.”

via World Economic Forum

Why the Apollo 11 Mission Impacts Future Generations

Why the Apollo 11 Mission Impacts Future Generations

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this unprecedented technological and cultural milestone (the moon landing), experts in various disciplines weigh in on how the space program continues to shape their fields today.

via World Economic Forum

How Non-Industrial Robotics Drives New Growth

How Non-Industrial Robotics Drives New Growth

Non-industrial robots represented 70% of the $39.3 billion robotics market globally. Most of this growth is being driven by new and expanding use cases in segments like agriculture, autonomous vehicles, consumer drones, warehousing, logistics, military and personal assistant robots.

via Tractica

Global Learning Crisis: Millions Without Basic Skills

Global Learning Crisis: Millions Without Basic Skills

The jobs of the future will require students to have strong cognitive skills in mathematics and literacy, as well as soft skills such as problem-solving and creative thinking, to enable them to adapt to a quickly changing environment.

via World Economic Forum

How to Solve the UK Productivity Slowdown

How to Solve the UK Productivity Slowdown

The top 25% of the UK’s most productive businesses are as much as five times more productive than businesses in the bottom 25%. One plausible explanation for this is that some businesses are quicker to adopt readily available technologies and better management practices, such as greater employee involvement.

via The Conversation

How Artificial Intelligence will Transform Higher Education


“We believe AI is a new scientific infrastructure for research and learning that universities will need to embrace and lead, otherwise they will become increasingly irrelevant and eventually redundant.”

Source: World Economic Forum

Why Savvy Marketers Embrace a Data Scientist for Guidance

Big Data Science for Marketing

When asked where they had brought on outside help to address key challenges, two-thirds of marketers responding to a survey cited Data Management, and 64% pointed to marketing data analytics, the second- and third-highest responses.

via eMarketer