connectivity

Beyond the Crash–Finding Patterns in a World of Uncertainty

Things are grim. And one of the grimmest parts of this moment is how uncertain everyone seems to be about what comes next.

2.9 Billion Reasons to Worry

More than one-third of the world’s population is still not connected to the internet. It’s a global scandal and a growing crisis. The International Telecommunication Union convened governments, NGOs, and businesses in Kigali, Rwanda for...

The UN Sets Historic Targets for Global Connectivity

It’s no longer enough to just say people “need to be connected to the internet.” We require clear targets, especially since 2.9 billion people remain offline. So now the ITU and the UN Sec-General’s office...

Bridge the Digital Divide For a Brighter Future of Work

Preparing for the future of work means creating a socially responsible supply chain, a more equitable and inclusive workplace, and a more diverse workforce at every level. The key: bridging the digital divide.

Lessons from the Pandemic: Technology Disrupting (and Improving) Chinese Healthcare

Digital technology, unexpected partnerships and an integrated closed-loop system will lead to care that’s faster, less expensive, and more accessible. Here’s how China is improving healthcare.

Digital Humanism for Life in the Cloud

Driven by love of people and planet, digital humanism is urgently needed as a counterweight to what will otherwise be an inevitable digital colonization driven by profit.

ITU: To Connect Everyone We Need Innovation

3.6 billion people still remain offline. A young entrepreneur describes her Ugandan innovation journey. We also hear about Mandela, new ministries, and virtues of 5G.

The Time to Prioritize Digital Health Equity Is Now

As we accelerate toward a new standard of hybrid care we must not to leave behind the underserved populations who can benefit the most from these advances.

Health+Wealth Day 2: the Post-COVID Economy Demands More Connection

“In order to solve the human progress issues—delivery of health care, delivery of education, infrastructure, climate change—there’s no doubt in my mind, we need economic growth,” said economist and author Dambisa Moyo at the opening...

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