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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. We do not yet know just how it will unfold, but one thing is clear: the response to it must be integrated and comprehensive, involving all stakeholders of the global polity, from the public and private sectors to academia and civil society.
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Google founder Larry Page: 'We should be optimists'

"Everything is getting better in general," the executive insisted.
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2015 Gates Annual Letter

2015 Gates Annual Letter | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
See how the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than they have in any other time in history. And join us!
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Gates' Big Bet for the Future. Really happy to see Mobile Financial Services as a Key Pillar, something Hapinoy has begun to become more active in. #BuildingABetterWorld

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How Disruptive Innovation Is Leading Us To A Post-Capitalist World

How Disruptive Innovation Is Leading Us To A Post-Capitalist World | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Flavours Orchard, a project to a green city in China, done by Vincent Callebaut Architecture Image source - http://aasarchitecture.com/ Believe it or not t
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Google's Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe

Google's Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
As Google's core business continues to thrive, Larry Page is making huge bets on new technology that could define the future.
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#whoa

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Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says

Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
As if self-driving cars, balloon-carried internet, or the eradication of death weren't ambitious enough projects, Google CEO Larry Page has apparently been working behind the scenes to set up even...
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The case for a maximum wage

The case for a maximum wage | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Almost every country has a minimum wage. It's time to consider the opposite policy — a maximum wage.
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thought-provoking #radicalthoughts

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"The World in 2025" Predicts Abundant Solar Power and Food, Tailored Drugs, Gene Therapies

"The World in 2025" Predicts Abundant Solar Power and Food, Tailored Drugs, Gene Therapies | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
In a recently released vision of the future, Thomson Reuters analysts predict solar power will be the dominant form of energy by 2025. Further, the report states genomic testing and manipulation wi...
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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It - Alan Kay

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Measuring National Happiness Instead of GDP | WEAKONOMICS

Measuring National Happiness Instead of GDP | WEAKONOMICS | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
How to measure national happiness. Measuring happiness instead of economic activity. Chart of GDP per capita and national happiness.
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a debatable and still not a wholistic measure, but certainly invites discussion to go beyond just GDP

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The Impact Generation Has Arrived

The Impact Generation Has Arrived | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Imagine for a minute that you can invest in one of two companies: Both provide lunch to schools. Company A is very large and operates to minimize costs: it uses cheap ingredients and serves processed food that doesn’t spoil. It classifies many of its regular workers as part-time to avoid paying [...]
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Gallery: What inequality means to me | ideas.ted.com

Gallery: What inequality means to me | ideas.ted.com | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Artists, designers, photographers and activists share one image that encapsulates what inequality means to them.
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Steve Case on What the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Needs to Be Successful

The AOL co-founder's commencement speech at Georgetown University touched on what causes companies to thrive and what it will take to make it in the next era of the Internet.
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The End of the ‘Developing World’

The End of the ‘Developing World’ | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
The old labels no longer apply. Rich countries need to learn from poor ones.
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interesting development, pun intended :-)

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Warren Buffett Toasts The World's Two Greatest Philanthropists, Bill And Melinda Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates have given away over $29 billion, more money than anyone in the history of humanity.
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Bill and Melinda Gates' approach to Catalytic Philanthropy #WorldChangers
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Bill Gates interview: I have no use for money. This is God's work - Telegraph

Bill Gates interview: I have no use for money. This is God's work - Telegraph | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Having already given away $28bn, Bill Gates intends to eradicate polio, with the same drive he brought to Microsoft. He speaks to Neil Tweedie.
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Richest 1% Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016, Study Finds

Richest 1% Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016, Study Finds | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
A report by the charity Oxfam offers a warning about deepening global inequality ahead of this week’s annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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the top of the top of the top of the pyramid xD

 

how can we equitably distribute wealth while still remaining true to a market-based economic system?

 

#InclusiveBusiness

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Why We Chose the Ebola Fighters as Person of the Year 2014

Why We Chose the Ebola Fighters as Person of the Year 2014 | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
The ones who answered the call
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'The Ones Who Answered the Call' #Selflessness #Heroes 

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An Unconventional Billionaire Is Revolutionizing Philanthropy By Closing His $8 Billion Foundation

An Unconventional Billionaire Is Revolutionizing Philanthropy By Closing His $8 Billion Foundation | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Should charity go on forever? For Chuck Feeney, the answer is an emphatic no--and fellow billionaires, from newly minted Silicon Valley entrepreneurs...
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New ways of #Giving. #ReinvestingInHumanity
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Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming

Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to push our societies into conditions resembling pre-revolutionary France. Hear his argument about why a dramatic increase in minimum wage could grow the middle class, deliver economic prosperity ... and prevent a revolution.
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Ideas on Solving #Inequality - definitely one of the big issues of the 21st Century 

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The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself Today

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself Today | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
If I ask you, "What do you want out of life?" and you say something like, "I want to be happy and have a great family and a job I like," it's so ubiquitous that it doesn't even mean anything. What's more interesting to me is what pain do you want?
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life ain't easy but it's most definitely worth living :-) #NoFreeLunch #RationalOptimist

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7 Reasons For Social Innovation Optimism

7 Reasons For Social Innovation Optimism | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
The ability of organizations to create real impact--through things like data, smarter growth, and empowering of constituents--is growing every day.
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a better world is becoming more and more possible :-)

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Airbnb CEO spells out the end game for the sharing economy, in 7 quotes

Airbnb CEO spells out the end game for the sharing economy, in 7 quotes | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Brian Chesky, wants a world more like the villages of old: highly trusting and filled with micro-entrepreneurs who shared their assets to make a living.
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A vision of the #SharingEconomy; Back to communities and microentrepreneurship, anticipating the robo-work apocalypse
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Humans will land on Mars by 2026, says SpaceX Elon Musk

Humans will land on Mars by 2026, says SpaceX Elon Musk | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Elon Musk just said that his SpaceX spaceships will get humans to Mars by 2026, with or without NASA. It may seem cocky, but coming from a man who has built this entire company so he can die on Mars—and to "help ensure the survival of humanity"—those words are not to be taken lightly.
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it's believable because it's Elon #Audacity

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All Our Patent Are Belong To You | Blog | Tesla Motors

All Our Patent Are Belong To You | Blog | Tesla Motors | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology.
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Breaking the Rules of Invention and Commerce in order to truly change the world #Visionary

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After Technology Destroys Capitalism | TechCrunch

After Technology Destroys Capitalism | TechCrunch | Re-Dream | Scoop.it
In honor of May Day, let's think big for a moment. No, no, no. Bigger than that. Consider all the furious attention paid to economic inequality of late,..
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