The world around us is changing faster than ever before. It is changing politically (Brexit), socially (generation Z hitting the labour market), technologically (AI, quantum computing, blockchain and IoT coming our way), economically (continuous trade wars between US and China and the upcoming economic powerhouse China) as well as environmentally (climate change). This is a significant challenge for citizens to deal with.
As a result, we see a movement towards populism, nationalism and in-ward looking politics (make America great again, and Brexit are perfect examples of this). After all, most people do not like change, and if their world is changing rapidly as it is doing today, they tend to hold on to what they know and feel comfortable with. Although this might seem like a logical thing to do, it does not bring you anything. If we want to move forward, we have to embrace change. It is not going away by burying our head into the sand. Especially not with change happening in so many areas.
Data Changes How We Collaborate
My area of interest is how we can use technology to improve our world and deal with these changes. I am not an economist nor a politician, but I believe …