Innovation is the source of economic prosperity and global progress, simplifying routines and enriching quality of life. The internet has fundamentally altered how the world works, communicates and thinks. The global information revolution has ushered in a new era of global conversations, cooperation and crowd-sourcing among researchers, speeding the spread of new ideas and technologies in every discipline. Researchers race to develop energy alternatives, synthetic biology, transportation improvements, environmental protections or cures for disease. Governments must keep up pace with funding of education and infrastructure as well as regulations on patents, immigration, intellectual property protections and more.

Bangladesh Joins the Space Age

Abu Sufian Shamrat
July 5, 2018

Data for Sale

Susan Froetschel
March 29, 2018

India – A Silicon Valley for Emerging Markets?

India’s tech firms target consumers in fast-growing emerging markets – and attract acquisition attention, too
Dinesh C. Sharma
June 4, 2015

Ringside Seat at the Cutting Edge of Science

Modern science is competitive, collaborative, and messy – the internet offers all a front-row seat
Priyamvada Natarajan and Ravi Sankrit
June 12, 2014

Re-Imagining Kinship

Biological parenthood is valued over all other forms – childlessness should be de-stigmatized
Amrita Nandy
May 13, 2014