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Planned Obsolescence ‒ a Bug in the System
As a business practice, planned obsolescence is more than just an annoyance for consumers. It is also at odds with a sustainable future.
The Mystery of the Number 1/137
The universe holds many mysteries. One of them is a number that nobody can really explain, though many have tried.
Hacking the Future of Leadership
CIFS and Workz co-hosted a session at the 2019 Techfestival in Copenhagen centred on four snapshots of leadership in 2030.
Education in a post-scarcity society
A future with extreme societal change will would naturally also bring about major transformations to the role, purpose and structure of higher education. This fictional wildcard scenario imagines a post-scarcity society — one where everyone can afford the basic necessities of life — and what education in such a society might look like. The article is based on CIFS' members' report Rethinking Higher Education: Structural Transformation on the Horizon.
This article explores contemporary teenagers and their attitudes towards the world and how to be and act in it. Being a teenager is not what it used to be – change is in progress, but not all change is progressive.
The Education Revolution Will Not Be Televised
What will the future of education look like? British contemporary historian Anthony Seldon states his vision in his book "The Fourth Educational Revolution". In it, Seldon describes the coming merger between AI and education, which he believes will impact society in the 21st century in a way comparable in scope to the impact the internal combustion engine had on the 20th.
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