... in an age where anyone can produce anything anywhere through 3D printing, where anyone can broadcast their performance globally or sell to China whatever the size of their business, there is an opportunity for mass employment through mass creativity.
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, Roscoe Lecture (2016)

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In New York, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him

American artist Tom Bob is running loose in the streets of New York, and let’s hope nobody catches him. Using street “furniture” like poles or electrical terminals, Tom creates colorful and whimsical pieces that interact with their surroundings. From turning a sewer into a frying pan, to transforming gas meters into quirky lobsters, Tom Bob…

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Ready for robot lawyers? How students can prepare for the future of law

From algorithms and artificial intelligence to smart contracts, technology will transform the legal profession. Here’s what it could mean for law students There was a time when law firm trainees were essentially glorified administrators. They filled their days with photocopying, pagination and trawling through documents. Now, computers do those mundane tasks much faster and without…

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There are, indeed, amazing thinking machines out there, and they will unquestionably far surpass our puny minds and eventually take over the world. We call them our children.
Professor Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley - iOi Patron
Physics has taught us that the world had a beginning and will most probably have an end, but the arts will teach us how to live in the vast expanse of time in between.
Professor Brian Cox, OBE

Why We’re Facing a Crisis of Imagination, and How to Overcome It

Leadership advice from John Seely Brown, Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte’s Center for the Edge, Amazon board member. This article first appeared on BetterUp’s blog. John Seely Brown, or “JSB,” as we affectionately call him around the office, is a BetterUp Science Board member and organizational learning researcher. He is the Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte’s Center for the…

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