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Immigrants, designer babies & robot rights

via Who has the most immigrants, designer babies, robot rights and other top stories of the week – World Economic Forum – Medium Image Credit: OpenStreetMap; Content Credit: WEF


Most immigrants? The US and Germany aren’t on the list.

Image Credit: OpenStreetMap

Venture capital? Software & biotech lead; financial services lag.

Designer babies & robot rights. The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s ethics.

Protectionism – No help to the US. Knowledge not trade drives globalisation.

Demographic – In-Demand. Older workers could see growing demand.

Avoid deaths: create a culture of health.

Government owes you: duties to protect, provide, and invest.

Crisis of capitalism, blame government choices, not globalisation.

A community for “leftover women”? Sororities come to China.

Big data takes on serial killers. New algorithms fight crime.

The end to renewable energy’s big limitation? This battery lasts a decade.

Globalisation, the world identity crisis, and political upheaval. Coverage of Professor Klaus Schwab’s speech in Dubai. (CNBC)

Inequality’s threat to India. Cites Forum’s Global Risk Report. (The Hindu)

Philippine business wants better air infrastructure. Their argument relies on the Global Competitiveness Report. (Philippine Star)

Swiss tax decision threatens competitiveness. But the country still tops the Global Competitiveness Index. (Bloomberg)

Latin America leads in clean energy. The Forum’s Renewable Infrastructure Investment Handbook provides data. (Christian Science Monitor.)


Originally published at www.weforum.org and via Who has the most immigrants, designer babies, robot rights and other top stories of the week – World Economic Forum – Medium  

 

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