Daunting challenges lie before the Arab-speaking workforce today. Forty million jobs must be created in the next decade to employ the region, home to the highest rate of youth unemployment – not to mention that many countries are still undergoing a period of political transition. The fundamental question about job creation now is where these [...]
Thanks to my friend, Phil Yanov, I am at InnoVenture 2013 “live blogging” about a great line-up of speakers this year.
9:15 Charlie Farrell just presented on the SC Dept. of Commerce Task Force on Aerospace and Aviation.
9:20 Jim Stike, MIT-RCF, is talking about his 8 year old start-up – born out of patented [...]
Dan Ariely, Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, continues his string of great TED talks with his latest discussion of what motivates us in the knowledge economy to feel good about our work (TED Talk link).
[The founder of Facebook comments on problems with our current "strange immigration policy" and the need to improve it to help all members of our society gain from the rewards of our knowledge economy]
“Today’s economy is very different. It is based primarily on knowledge and ideas — resources that are renewable and available to everyone. [...]
… CEO Jeff Weiner upped the company’s long-term sex appeal with this statement: “One of the things that we’re increasingly focused on in 2013 is going to be the opportunity to support content marketing.”
Wait, what? What’s sexy about content marketing, you ask? Money — and potentially lots of it.
Here’s what happening: LinkedIn is ready [...]
E-mail from Todd Park US Chief Technology Officer Office of Science and Technology Policy The White House
I’m thrilled to let you know that this morning, the White House announced Round 2 of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program – focused on nine exciting, high-impact projects. We will be accepting applications to be a Round [...]
Is Graphene the platform for the future of the knowledge economy?
Graphene Flagship Consortium
Nokia talks Graphene
Cambridge Graphene R&D Center
John Chavez is always on the hunt for the next big idea. Literally. The president of the New Mexico Angels and tax secretary to former governor Gary Johnson spends hours each month trolling the research labs of the University of New Mexico, visiting with scientists and their graduate assistants. John knows universities are fertile ground for raw [...]
Their curriculum devotes months to helping a company solve a current technological challenge. Their progress is supervised not just by an academic adviser, but also by an industry adviser. Their vast campus on Roosevelt Island, when it is built, will intersperse classrooms with office buildings, where high-tech companies can rent a suite and set up [...]
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit presented by Entrepreneurial Ventures of Arabia, Dubai, UAE 11-12 DECEMBER, 2012
GES-EVA is the pre-eminent Global Summit and Exhibition for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. Organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, the event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and [...]