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educationElectricity to fix existing problems and barriers and then to enable development

China’s upturn in electricity generation around 2000 leads the upturn in GDP by about five years and tracks ahead of GDP. The added electricity at least contributed to creating the added wealth and helped enable and sustain it. In developing …

educationEducation was key to the US becoming a superpower

The higher education movement in the USA gave the USA a GDP growth advantage from 1871 to 2012. It appears to have spearheaded a higher long-term rate of growth in per capita income in the US relative to the UK …

educationMillion Dollar University Team Space Launch Challenge will Build Pipeline of Qualified Rocketeers

The Base 11 Space Challenge is a $1 million+ prize for a student-led university team to design, build, and launch a liquid-propelled, single-stage rocket to an altitude of 100 kilometers (the Karman Line) by December 30, 2021. Annual competitions and …

artificial intelligenceEthical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI – C2 Montreal AI Forum

This is a AI Forum at C2 Montreal. This is sponsored by Element AI. Yoshua Bengio, Element AI Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec The Ethical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI In this talk, one of the most prominent researchers in …

blockchainYoutube provides on demand skill training and education including AI and blockchain

Video is much more than just a source of entertainment, it’s also a powerful medium for learning. YouTube has a wealth of resources to help people advance their careers, prepare for new jobs or grow their businesses. More than 500 …

educationThere is an Obesity and diabetes epidemic but doctors are not prepared to enable healthy lifestyle or fixing habits

A leading GP (general practioner – primary care doctor) estimated that up to 80% of his patients had conditions linked to lifestyle and diet but medical students say they currently learn almost nothing about the way diet and lifestyle affect …

educationWorldbank compares wealth of educated people, infrastructure and resources

GDP and Wealth are complementary indicators that provide a fuller picture of economic well-being. A country’s comprehensive wealth includes all produced capital such as factories and roads; natural capital like forests and water; human capital, which leads to earnings; and …

businessDespite global cyclical strength,the world economy is weaker than precrisis and needs reforms

The World Bank forecasts global economic growth to edge up to 3.1 percent in 2018 after a much stronger-than-expected 2017, as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues. Growth in advanced economies is expected to moderate slightly to 2.2 …

artificial intelligenceUS leads in AI talent and it will still take time for China to catch up

A Tencent Research Institute report indicates that are currently only a supply 300,000 Artificial intelligence professionals when there is a demand for millions. Competition for the top tier of talent is the most intense, as there are fewer than 1,000 …

artificial intelligenceA second roaring Twenties

The Economic Boom of the 1920s was driven by the Assembly line and the mass production of consumer goods such as the Ford Model T Automobile and luxury labor saving devices and access to easy credit on installment plans. Their …