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22.11.2017

Humans vs robots : who will gain the upper hand? / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]

Today many would describe automation as a tsunami. The pace of change is accelerating, affecting our jobs, privacy, notions of governance and, increasingly, promising a rigid technocratic future. At times, it seems like technology itself will dictate how we live, rather than playing a subordinate,...

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22.11.2017

Humans vs robots : who will gain the upper hand? / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]

Today many would describe automation as a tsunami. The pace of change is accelerating, affecting our jobs, privacy, notions of governance and, increasingly, promising a rigid technocratic future. At times, it seems like technology itself will dictate how we live, rather than playing a subordinate,...
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15.6.2017

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 : From World Development Indicators / International Bank vor Reconstruction and Development (Hrsg.)

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 uses maps, charts and analysis to illustrate, trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Atlas primarily draws on World Development Indicators (WDI) – the World Bank's compilation of...

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12.1.2016

The misconception around development aid

"Development aid reinforces poverty" – the Swiss media have used this headline in commenting on Nobel Prize Winner Angus Deaton's research. There's a major misunderstanding in this debate.
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10.12.2013

Switerland's lacklustre climate policy

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has invited Heads of State and Government to an extraordinary climate summit in autumn 2014. By then he expects commitments to more stringent climate goals, which are to be embodied in a new climate change agreement.

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