Thursday, 23 November 2017
National Geographic’s Jason Silva spoke of an “era of exponential change” with the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the Knowledge Summit 2017, organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. According to Silva, a media artist, television personality and specialist in brain games, the era of exponential change has arrived thanks to technologies evolving over generations, and now transforming at an unprecedented level. ...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
The Knowledge Summit 2017 explored the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the media and content business in a session on the second day on Wednesday titled “The Future of Creating Content”. It was moderated by Frankfurt Book Fair Director Jürgen Boos and featured Stephanie Duncan, Digital Media Director at prominent publisher Bloomsbury, and Marta Piekarska, Director of Ecosystem at tech firm Hyperledger. “Books have been around for a long time,” ...
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Dubai has kicked off its fourth annual Knowledge Summit with the focus on tackling dimensions and key components the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the opening session on Tuesday at the Dubai World Trade Centre where the “Literacy Challenge Initiative” was announced.The challenge initiative aims to target and eradicate illiteracy from the region, with a focus on providing the right to education to 30 million Arab youth ...
Sunday, 5 November 2017
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) has uncovered the details of the 4th Knowledge Summit taking place on November 21-22, 2017 in the Dubai World Trade Center. This year’s topic is “Knowledge and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, where the summit will thoroughly discuss not only the positive effects of the revolution on different sectors, but will also tackle the negative consequences associated with it. “Countries that are not prepared for ...
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Over 600 world-leading experts will be participate in the Annual Meeting of Global Future Councils being held in Dubai, next month.The meeting being held at the Madinat Jumeirah Convention Centre in Dubai, from November 11-12, 2017, will help prepare countries, businesses and people for the technological disruption that will be brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.The WEF’s annual meeting will bring together more than 600 members of the Forum’s Global Future Councils ...
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab writes on embracing new technologies
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
The “Fourth Industrial Revolution” is a phrase coined by the World Economic Forum
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
“Nobody wants to be in banking, everyone wants to be in financial technology"
Monday, 25 January 2016
We cannot live alone. Accepting others and interacting with them is the most important element in our co-existence
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
World leaders must prepare to adapt with changes in the structure of balance of powers and growth models which will transform our societies through scientific and technological developments. This is the message of the World Economic Forum as conveyed by the 2016 annual meeting's slogan "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution." But what is this revolution and what distinguishes it from previous industrial revolutions?