Will Qatar Succeed in Hosting the First Carbon-Neutral World Cup?

The 22nd FIFA World Cup in 2022 will be hosted by Qatar, meaning that for the first time in history the international association football bonanza will be held in the Arab world. Football aficionados are waiting to see how a Muslim-majority country that beat the United States as host will deliver...

Trump’s Great Disentanglement From China
May 22, 2020

Trump’s Great Disentanglement From China

The Colorful World of Coronavirus Conspiracies
May 13, 2020

The Colorful World of Coronavirus Conspiracies

Do You Need Intelligence to Get Through University?
May 12, 2020

Do You Need Intelligence to Get Through University?

A Better Way to Connect in Lockdown

A Better Way to Connect in Lockdown

May 11, 2020

Easter Sunday morning and the three Sundays since, I’ve sheltered at home on my sofa between my wife and adult son, both Catholics, to listen to Holy Mass livecast from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. I play the sound through stereo speakers carefully arranged to create a 3D audio...

No, 5G Didn’t Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic

No, 5G Didn't Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 11, 2020

What a strange, twisted time we’re all experiencing at the moment. It would be bad enough if all we had to contend with was a novel virus, a lockdown and a projected 12 to 18-month wait for a vaccine. Unfortunately, there are those among us who are indulging in the spread of...

Fintech: Embracing the Digital Age in the Time of Social Distancing

Fintech: Embracing the Digital Age in the Time of Social Distancing

The COVID-19 global pandemic has become a make-it-or-break-it moment for many businesses, particularly startups and industry disruptors. With market forces and rules being reshaped daily at lightning speed, large swaths of the world have been forced to adopt technology and embrace the digital age...

Finding Work in the Middle of a Pandemic

Finding Work in the Middle of a Pandemic

Apr 28, 2020

It seems that the impacts of COVID-19 have reached nearly every part of the globe. Schools have closed, businesses have shuttered and economies ground to a halt. In the US, 26 million have filed for unemployment benefits since the outbreak of the pandemic. A survey found that 99% of doctors in the...

South Korea Shows the Way Forward for Post-Pandemic Recovery

South Korea Shows the Way Forward for Post-Pandemic Recovery

Apr 24, 2020

The current pandemic has led to the postponement of elections around the world. Over 75 countries have declared some kind of state of emergency. Several illiberal leaders, like Viktor Orban, have used the crisis to seize virtually unlimited powers. The Chinese model of full-spectrum clampdown...

For Cybercriminals, a Global Pandemic Presents an Opportunity

For Cybercriminals, a Global Pandemic Presents an Opportunity

Apr 17, 2020

Today, cybercriminals are increasingly taking advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak to exploit the vulnerable in the vastly ungoverned cyberspace, leading to a transnational threat. Much like the coronavirus, cybercrime doesn’t discriminate. What are some of the biggest cyber threats related to the...

How Zoom Can Make Videoconferencing More Human-Friendly

How Zoom Can Make Videoconferencing More Human-Friendly

Apr 12, 2020

The good news about COVID-19 is that being forced into physical social separation and remote interaction is teaching people how precious real life is, and which remote technologies preserve reality best. Of those, videoconferencing has the most potential to do good, or harm, because it merges our...

The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

Mar 22, 2020

The battle over the installation of the next generation of telecommunications equipment around the world can sometimes seem almost as intense as the Cold War that followed World War II and for a good reason — the stakes are high because 5G technology is likely to change life and business...

What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?

What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?

Mar 18, 2020

We are now entering the second decade of the existence of cryptocurrency, and it seems that some of the initial predictions of early adopters may have come true. The most commonly cited prediction by the mainstream media was of Bitcoin’s failure, either because of its lack of intrinsic value or...

What Stock Market Awaits Gen Z in the 2020s?

What Stock Market Awaits Gen Z in the 2020s?

Mar 12, 2020

The dawn of a new decade always comes alongside predictions of how the stock market will perform over the next 10 years. The start of the 2020s has not been an exception, with analysts predicting everything from a roaring bull market to a global recession, in some cases sequentially. This...

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