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Luxury Hotels Could Be Launched into Earth’s Orbit as Early as 2021
Luxury Hotels Could Be Launched into Earth’s Orbit as Early as 2021
Shamov | 01 February
Space tourism is rapidly moving from the realm of science-fiction to reality – some developers have promised to launch hotels into Earth’s orbit as early as
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We Need a Global Reskilling Revolution – Here's Why
We Need a Global Reskilling Revolution – Here's Why
Shamov | 27 January
The world is facing a reskilling emergency.   More than 1 billion jobs, almost one-third of all jobs worldwide, are likely to be transformed by
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Read Yuval Harari's Blistering Warning to Davos in Full
Read Yuval Harari's Blistering Warning to Davos in Full
Shamov | 26 January
As we enter the third decade of the twenty-first Century, humanity faces so many issues and questions, that it is really hard to know what to focus on. So I
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The New World Disorder and The Indian Imperative - an Extract
The New World Disorder and The Indian Imperative - an Extract
Shamov | 25 January
This is an extract from Shashi Tharoor and Samir Saran's new book: The New World Disorder and The Indian Imperative. Join our Book Club to discuss.   As
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Millennials and Gen Z Will Be the Majority of the Workforce in 2020
Millennials and Gen Z Will Be the Majority of the Workforce in 2020
Shamov | 22 January
We are entering a new era in which the purpose of a corporation is evolving from the shareholder-centric model to one that serves to benefit all
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Relationships Have the Biggest Effect on Health
Relationships Have the Biggest Effect on Health
Shamov | 21 January
Can kindness, love and a strong sense of community actually make you healthier and happier? Research says that it does. A 1978 study looking at the link
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Cyber Physical Systems: The Coming Singularity
Cyber Physical Systems: The Coming Singularity
Shamov | 20 January
At this moment, a subtle but fundamental technological shift is occurring that is uniting our digital and physical worlds at the deepest architectural and
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ETHICAL CONSEQUENCES OF IMMORTALITY TECHNOLOGY
ETHICAL CONSEQUENCES OF IMMORTALITY TECHNOLOGY
Shamov | 18 January
Immortality has gone secular. Unhooked from the realm of gods and angels, it’s now the subject of serious investment - both intellectual and financial -
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Should We Use Genetic Technology to Boost Human Intelligence?
Should We Use Genetic Technology to Boost Human Intelligence?
Shamov | 15 January
Chinese researcher He Jiankui is now world-famous for having announced the creation of genetically-modified twins that would be resistant to HIV. He said that
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20 Technology Metatrends That Will Define the Next Decade
20 Technology Metatrends That Will Define the Next Decade
Shamov | 14 January
In the decade ahead, waves of exponential technological advancements are stacking atop one another, eclipsing decades of breakthroughs in scale and impact.
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Mapped: The World’s Oldest Democracies
Mapped: The World’s Oldest Democracies
Shamov | 12 January
Which country today is the world’s oldest democracy?   It’s a loaded question ⁠- as you’ll see, there is plenty of nuance involved in the answer.  
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The Top Biotech Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020
The Top Biotech Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020
Shamov | 10 January
Last year left us with this piece of bombshell news: He Jiankui, the mastermind behind the CRISPR babies scandal, has been sentenced to three years
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5 Lessons on How to Save Our Relationship with Nature in 2020
5 Lessons on How to Save Our Relationship with Nature in 2020
Shamov | 09 January
When as a young man in 1948, my father, Luc Hoffmann, came down from the Swiss mountains, settled in the marshes of the Camargue and bought the Tour
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Does Dark Energy Really Exist? Cosmologists Battle It Out
Does Dark Energy Really Exist? Cosmologists Battle It Out
Shamov | 08 January
Dark energy, mysterious as it sounds, has become part of the furniture in cosmology. The evidence that this repulsive energy infuses space has stacked up
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The End of the Chinese Miracle Is in Sight
The End of the Chinese Miracle Is in Sight
Shamov | 07 January
Governments around the world are rushing to keep up with emerging technologies. No one wants to be left behind as more industries and facets of life are
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