If we are entering into the 'datafication' of education, countries will need to define rules and to develop new skills to ensure that present and future technology-enhanced education…

Cristobal Cobo |

Economic growth, social inclusion, public health, environmental protection… mobility is at the core of many critical issues that have been shaping the global development agenda. This message came…

Nancy Vandycke |

 2000: “Genome science will … revolutionize the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the most, if not all, human diseases.” President Bill Clinton 2003: “The convergence of nanotechnology with…

Michael M. Lokshin, Zurab Sajaia |

It is no secret that disruptive “technologies of tomorrow” are now regularly touted as a keystone to addressing a changing climate.  A recent study by IFC shows that building on technological…

Alzbeta Klein |

Figure 1: Azure Cognitive Services Algorithm compliments authors’ youthful appearances “Every company is a technology company”. This idea, popularized by Gartner, can be seen unfolding in every…

Michael M. Lokshin, Sardar Azari, Zurab Sajaia |

The arrival of broadband internet is set to significantly improve medical services in Tonga. © Tom Perry/World Bank. While some studies predict automation to eliminate jobs at a dizzying rate,…

Jim Yong Kim |

Girls learning how to design and make a toy with a laser cutter, which increases interest in STEM career options. Photo: Saori Imaizumi/World Bank Group Affordable, accessible technologies can…

Saori Imaizumi |