“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
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.
Data science is bringing together fields such as statistics, machine learning, analytics and visualisation to provide a rigorous foundation for this field. And it is doing this in the same way that computer science emerged in the 1950s to underpin computing.
Young firms play a crucial role in job creation. Improving product, labor and capital markets and bankruptcy laws would help them foster employment growth and support the economic recovery, according to a new OECD report.
The Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013 says that young firms (5 years old or less) accounted for only about 20% of non-financial business sector employment over the past decade, but generated nearly half of all new jobs.
In the first of a three-part series, author Jonathan Gottschall discusses the science of storytelling — not just escapism, stories have real power to hold human attention and shape our thinking.
How do we override the natural tendency for a mind to skip away from whatever we are showing it? By telling stories.
In these days when the United States and Europe rank lower than Scandinavia and South Korea on broadband penetration, I wonder whether broadband needs a similar awakening – an event that would trigger a second maniacal drive to connect citizens.
What do you think – is the broadband world too fragmented, or do you anticipate a Sputnik moment?
One in every five jobs in the U.S. required a high level of knowledge in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) as of 2011. Since the industrial revolution, the share of these kinds of jobs in the U.S. workforce has roughly doubled.
The Brookings Institution recently released “The Hidden STEM Economy,” a report that reviews the concentration of jobs that require technical knowledge.