• SINGAPORE, ITALY, AUSTRALIA AND SWITZERLAND THE WORLD HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES

    Which are the world's healthiest countries?

    agenda.weforum.org 03 Dec '15, 8pm

    Singapore is the world’s healthiest country, according to a ranking that uses data from the United Nations, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation. To identify the healthiest countries in the world, Bloomberg Rankings created health scores and health-risk scores for countrie...

  • #technology

    What can blockchain be used for, other than Bitcoin?

    agenda.weforum.org 14 Dec '15, 8am

    This article is published in collaboration with The Conversation. Most people who have heard the term think that the “blockchain” is only something to do with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin, doguecoin and others. It’s the technology that underpins digital currencies and en...

  • Is education the secret of Singapore’s success?

    Is education the secret of Singapore's success? - Agenda - The World Economic Forum

    agenda.weforum.org 10 Apr '15, 7am

    Lee Kuan Yew’s achievements have been the subject of much global discussion since his recent death. But one aspect of his success has been little mentioned: the investments that he, and his successors, made in education. His strategy, he would often remark, was “to develop Singapore’s...

  • Best of 2015: Is #education the secret of Singapore’s success? https://t.co/zF4yBjjC5o

    Is education the secret of Singapore's success?

    agenda.weforum.org 28 Dec '15, 2pm

    This article is published in collaboration with Project Syndicate . Lee Kuan Yew’s achievements have been the subject of much global discussion since his death. But one aspect of his success has been little mentioned: the investments that he, and his successors, made in education. His...

  • Robotics, start-ups and bitcoin: the other side of Iraq

    Robotics, start-ups and bitcoin: the other side of Iraq - Agenda - The World Economic Forum

    agenda.weforum.org 11 Aug '15, 9am

    For more than a decade, I’ve watched and read countless stories about security, terrorism and the politics of Iraq. It’s the narrative that makes front page headlines and lights up the evening news. It’s an important narrative that needs to be told. But it’s not the only story about I...

  • What's constraining virtual currency markets? #bitcoin

    What's constraining virtual currency markets?

    agenda.weforum.org 29 Sep '15, 4pm

    The 2012 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley for their work on matching problems. Two-sided matching problems, like assigning jobs to workers or dorm rooms to students, can be complicated enough. But sometimes the matching problem can be even mor...

  • How Singapore is leading a water revolution - Agenda - The World Economic Forum

    agenda.weforum.org 07 Aug '15, 7am

    Fifty years ago Singapore had to ration water, and its smelly rivers were devoid of fish and choked with waste from shipbuilding, pig farms and toilets that emptied directly into streams. But it’s a very different story today. The world’s most densely populated country now collects ra...

  • Is Bitcoin as complicated as it seems?

    Is Bitcoin as complicated as it seems?

    agenda.weforum.org 28 Aug '15, 9am

    Bitcoin has been declared the “end of money as we know it” and as a currency for our times; decentralised, and created specifically for seamless exchange on the Internet. That is, it would be, if everyone knew exactly what it was and was actually prepared to use it. The problem is, fo...

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