From Hollywood screenwriters fearing job loss to Google's Med-PaLM 2 surpassing human doctors, AI is reshaping industries, and its impact on jobs and growth is a nuanced story with little…

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The Maldives Ocean Hackathon aimed to find innovative solutions to tackle climate change challenges faced by the Maldives, such as ocean pollution, renewable energy, and coastal community…

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Considering the global demographic shifts we are seeing and how quickly our everyday lives are moving online, it’s crucial to equip seniors with the skills to connect in a safe and meaningful way…

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Digital technologies are reshaping economies, but women and girls are underrepresented in ICT education and careers. Learn how to break down barriers and support girls in becoming the ICT…

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Developing countries can take advantage of the metaverse by using immersive technologies in education and training.

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Digital innovation has enormous potential to solve real-world problems. But connectivity remains essential to drive innovation in emerging markets. How can we ensure access to international…

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In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Eurasian nations were better prepared than others to respond to the crisis and ensure the delivery of essential public services. This blog post discusses…

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In the face of COVID-19, Somalia's education system has been scrambling to transition to online learning. The situation has created many challenges, but also a few unexpected opportunities.…

Roku Fukui, Abdullahi Bihi Hussein |

Women are notoriously underrepresented in the tech sector. Why is that, and how can we change the status quo? To find out, the World Bank invited 30 women leaders from Silicon Valley to share…

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In this day and age, writing an academic thesis without access to scholarly research or the internet sounds virtually impossible. Yet this is the reality experienced by many university students in…

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