Friday, January 18, 2019

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COP24: Paris climate agreement ‘rulebook’ leaves major issues unresolved

Three years after the Paris Agreement was struck, we now finally know the rules – or most of them, at least – for its implementation. The Paris Rulebook,...

Birth of first gene-edited babies broadens the ethical debate about human...

The media is buzzing with the surprise news that a Chinese researcher, Jainkui He, has created the world’s first genome-edited twins. He did this, ostensibly, to provide resistance...

We need a new human right to safeguard our privacy in...

In little more than 100 years, humans have radically transformed the sky: chemically, territorially and militarily. In this increasingly contested space, technological developments are...

Toxic work cultures are feeding the impostor phenomenon- here’s why

Research suggests that around 70% of people will experience an illogical sense of being a phoney at work at some point in their careers....

Initiative Q: Is it the Next Big Digital Currency?

Could free units of a new digital currency end up being worth thousands of dollars? Initiative Q, which is aggressively marketing itself on social media,...

The rise of the Mumpreneurs

“Taylen has become a brand,” says Angelica Calad, the mumpreneur behind the #influencer account #taylensmom. Taylen Biggs, age five, has more than 150,000 followers. In an era of...

Shaking up the banking sector-What are ‘challenger banks’?

Digital technology has transformed the established ways of doing business across industries – and banking is no exception. New start ups are challenging traditional...
Map of the world painted on hands | Aspioneer

Economy in 2018: Three things to watch out for.

Whether you follow opinion polls, experts, the media, or soothsayers, a few common themes have emerged regarding the economy in 2018 and beyond. These are...
A smiling woman shopping on an ecommerce website | Aspioneer

Off-line retail can flourish in the age of e-commerce

Rarely a week goes by without news of a household high street name shutting up shop or closing stores. The rise of online shopping,...
The symbol of EU with a single star missing | Aspioneer

The business implications of Brexit white paper

  Yesterday the new Brexit secretary Dominic Raab presented a 98 page white paper in the House of Commons which outlined UK government's plan for...

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