Our economy has a basic structure: we dig things out of the ground, turn them into products that last from minutes to a few years at most, and then stick them back into the ground as landfill. This is hugely wasteful, of both resources and money.
The disused warehouse style location for Nike's European Media Summit which took place in London this week looked just like a set from a Spider-Man film.
He works for IBM Madrid, lives in Gran Canaria and his boss is based in the United States. So why on Earth did Luis Suarez decide to give up email? The social software evangelist tells Kate Bassettabout his take on life outside the inbox.
Britain has won 76 Nobel Prizes for science and technology: more than anywhere else in Europe. Yet the RSA report has revealed that Britons are now more interested in experiences than they are in the pursuit of knowledge. Our hunger for knowledge becomes shallow rather than deep and impactful.
Journalists keep asking what the story is. There is a story but it's a very dark one and in our hearts everybody is looking for a ray of sunshine from Rio+20. But there are worrying signs of the very real and severe failure of the negotiations.
Despite the benefits to business institutions and development outlined above, Andrew Scott notes that the positive impact on GDP is thus far inconclusive, so it remains less than certain that the UK's 10 billi
Unlike Steve Jobs, Microsoft aren't shy about letting people use a stylus on their new Surface tablet, or a keyboard for that matter. But Jobs missed out on his own multi-billion pound industry which gets its own trade show in London this summer.
Many felt the financial crisis of 2008 would bring a final death to mainstream news enterprises in developed media markets. They feared this would leave citizens in the hands of "pajama"-clad bloggers. "The Internet" was a threat to accountability journalism and its outcomes, which so many of us valued as integral to democracy. Except the story didn't play out that way.
The best is still to come, because while scientists can predict the arrival of a scientific revolution, they never can predict the advances that will arise from this change of worldview.