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Keyboard army using restaurant reviews to take on Russian state media

blog post image Rather than commenting on the food and service at Russian restaurants and cafes, some users have begun posting online reviews detailing Russian actions in Ukraine to try to smuggle information past the tight control of state media.

Here’s a list of all the tech companies taking action against Russia

blog post image Ukraine has led a public campaign, mostly through social media, appealing powerful tech institutions to end relationships with Russia.

Behavioural and social sciences are critical for pandemic prevention, preparedness and response

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The mothers who helped uncover the biggest maternity scandal

blog post image Next month, a report will be published into one of the biggest scandals in the history of the NHS - why were so many failures allowed to happen?

Biopharma futures

blog post image I've been looking at a few industry reports on the future of biopharma as part of a course I'm on with INSEAD Business School on Business Strategy and Financial Performance. I thought I'd share some of my ramblings on Biopharma Futures. Expectations are high Pharmaceutical companies are operating...

What does the future of work look like for pharma?

blog post image The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated changes to our working world. What does this mean for pharma, and what must the industry do to keep pace? PwC - future of work for pharma costs - pressures on efficienct, increasing R&D costs sustainability and societal impact - pressure on companies to address...

The 10 Trends Shaping the Future of Pharma - The Medical Futurist

blog post image The medical community gradually acknowledges digital health but doesn't embrace it entirely. Familiarize yourself with the future of pharma! Medical Futurist 10 trends shaping the future of pharma Patients on advisory boards - to better know the exact needs Digital health strategy 'around the pill'...

6 expert essays on the future of biotech

blog post image How will biotechnology transform our approach to human health? Scientists from the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council share key insights. World Economic Forum future of biotech DNA technology - genetic screening for disease, recombinant protein production, CAR T cells, gene therapy, organoid...

Biopharma 2020: A landmark year and a reset for the future

blog post image Biopharma in 2020 has shown what it can achieve when it works at its best. How can the industry build on this renewed sense of purpose in the years ahead? McKinsey biopharma 2020 3 Overarching trends Operating under a spotlight - expectation of innovationNavigating protracted economic uncertainty -...

Boris Johnson set to scrap Britain's COVID restrictions

blog post image Johnson's plans are part of a 'living with COVID' strategy that aims to achieve a fast exit from the pandemic.

The future of biopharma

blog post image Shifts in how diseases are diagnosed and prevented, custom treatments, curative therapies, digital therapeutics, and precision intervention could upend current business models in biopharma. Deloitte's Five forces to 2040 Prevention and early detection Customized treatments - interventions for very...

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future

blog post image When you hear the word "drone," you probably think of something either very useful or very scary. But could they have aesthetic value? Autonomous systems expert Raffaello D'Andrea develops flying machines, and his latest projects are pushing the boundaries of autonomous flight -- from a flying wing that...

IBM has sold Watson Health. It was a long time coming.

blog post image "It's difficult not to see the sale as a failure of IBM's big bet on Watson to usher health care into the AI age." IBM invested over $4B in Watson Health but has sold it for $1B.

Internet user classification

blog post image Grampound it seems is classified as 'e-Rational Utilitarian' ... but who is shouting out for more local facilities and better internet infrastructure? Checks notes ... methodological individualist and political liberals with social stratification (i.e. class, status distinctions) playing a relatively...

Are Electric Cars the Solution?

blog post image Industries pushing electric cars are not so much concerned with slowing down climate change as they are accelerating technological control

The women who fought against nuclear missiles

blog post image The Greenham Common anti-nuclear protest was the UK's biggest women-led movement since the Suffragettes.

Climate activists buy environment secretary's Cornwall constituency office

blog post image "Insulate Britain supporters donate rent from George Eustice MP's HQ towards protesters'€™ court costs." Landlord activism.

Fusion energy record demonstrates powerplant future

blog post image "Landmark results from EUROfusion scientists and engineers at world-leading UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Joint European Torus (JET) facility in Oxford. "Record-breaking 59 megajoules of sustained fusion energy demonstrates powerplant potential and strengthens case for ITER." "The record and scientific...

For the first time in generations, this tribe in Washington has land

blog post image The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has purchased thousands of acres of ancestral forestlands in East King County.

U.S. accuses couple of laundering $4.5 bln in bitcoin tied to 2016 hack

blog post image The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it has unraveled its biggest-ever cryptocurrency theft, seizing a record-shattering $3.6 billion in bitcoin tied to the 2016 hack of digital currency exchange Bitfinex and arresting a husband-and-wife team on money laundering charges.