As the coronavirus has prompted many people to shun city centers, it may seem that the era of rapid urbanisation […]
With the rise of authoritarian leaders around the world, gaping economic inequality, not to mention disparities in voting rights, it’s become common to lament the decline of democracy as a whole. Is it justified? What are the broad political and social trends behind this wave, and what are the prospects for democracy’s future? Check out our TOP TEN books on the topic to discover the answers.
We sat down with P.W. Singer to discuss his latest book, Burn-In, described as a “rollercoaster ride of science fiction and science fact”. Burn-In takes readers on a heart-pumping exploration of the technologies of future warfare, and explores how smart, hyper-networked cities of the not-too-distant future may be turned on their citizens by nefarious forces. Check out the FULL INTERVIEW today!
We sat down with David Birch, one of the UK’s leading futurists and expert on digital currency, to discuss his latest book, The Currency Cold War. Discover the origins of the coming era of digital currency competition and who the likely winners may be.
From blockchain to cryptocurrency, Facebook’s Libra to China’s e-RMB, the international monetary system stands to be turned on its head in the coming decade. In order to understand some of the likely changes, we delved through the library stacks to bring back the TOP NINE BOOKS on the future of money. Stop hiding those Swiss Francs under the mattress!