Coronavirus Pandemic Hotwires the Fourth Industrial Revolution

April 29, 2020

As the digital, physical and biological worlds continue fusing together against the backdrop of innovation in artificial intelligence, the world is experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The Gig Economy Takeover: Will It Last?

February 06, 2020

The gig economy has exploded over the last decade, and now it seems like you can’t throw a rock without hitting someone who makes a living through it. Companies like Uber and Lyft rely on gig workers as an integral part of their business model, and increasingly more businesses are starting to...

What Can the Fourth Industrial Revolution Do for Sustainable Development?

October 01, 2019

With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the potential to integrate technology into the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is reaching new heights. According to Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum, 4IR is “blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and...

How Revolutionary Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

September 12, 2019

Around 20 years into the new millennium, everything about our lives and surroundings is changing at an incredible pace. The ways we work, play, study, communicate, spend and earn are rapidly evolving to bear little resemblance to how we’ve lived through most of modern times, let alone history....

Saudi Arabia’s Futuristic Ambitions

November 01, 2017

Will Saudi Arabia's ambitious vision for a desert megacity help bring about a new future for the kingdom? In October, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) unveiled Riyadh’s plans for NEOM, a futuristic desert city that he hailed as a “civilizational leap for humanity.”...