Three Cheers for Regulation – Diane Coyle for Project Syndicate

17th July, 2018. Contrary to the simplistic view that regulation is inevitably bad for business, there are three important channels through which regulation can benefit an economy. The question is not whether regulation is good or bad, but whether it is well or badly designed. CAMBRIDGE – One of the striking changes any rich-world traveler to low-income countries cannot fail …

To Take Charge of Your Career, Start by Building Your Tribe – Gianpiero Petriglieri – HBR April 2018

Connect are delighted to announce we are now representing Gianpiero Petriglieri, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, Author, Leadership Expert and an Advocate for Humanity and Cosmopolitanism. An Italian psychiatrist turned management professor at INSEAD, Gianpiero has chaired the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on new models of leadership, and was recently named one of the 50 most influential management thinkers in …

Dr. Nicholas Gruen – Australian Economist and Serial Entrepreneur will be in Europe – September to late November

This presents a brilliant opportunity of availing of his valuable insights without the expense of an airfare from Australia. Dr.Nicholas Gruen  is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and thought leader. He is currently CEO of Lateral Economics and Chair of Open Knowledge Foundation (Australia). He is also Visiting Professor at King’s College London Policy Institute and Adjunct Professor at …

The Stupid Economy by Harold James – Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University

“Just as the Industrial Revolution made most humans physically weaker, the AI revolution will make us collectively duller. In addition to flabby waistlines, we will have flabby minds. It’s not the economy, stupid; it’s the stupid economy. Already, central banks are urgently exploring new ways to dumb down their statements for an increasingly unsophisticated public.” The Stupid Economy Project Syndicate  …

“Wright was prophetic” – Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic

Below  is a paragraph from an article by Jeffrey Goldberg for The Atlantic entitled: A Senior White House Official Defines the Trump Doctrine: ‘We’re America, Bitch’ The president believes that the United States owes nothing to anyone—especially its allies  in which he referenced our Trump Expert and Scholar Thomas Wright;  JEFFREY GOLDBERG JUN 11, 2018 The Brookings Institution scholar (and …

Jonathan Haskel appointed to Bank of England’s MPC – The Financial Times

The Financial Times Katie Martin and Delphine Strauss – 31st May, 2018. Professor Jonathan Haskel has been appointed to the nine-strong rate-setting committee at the Bank of England, the Treasury announced on Thursday. The professor of economics at Imperial College Business School will replace the outgoing Ian Mcafferty as an external member for a three-year term starting on September 1. He …

Dr. Mary Aiken our Cyber Psychologist was recently appointed a Global Fellow of the Wilson Center – here is a brilliant piece she has written for them.

Mass Killing and Technology: The Hidden Links May 1, 2018 By Mary Aiken This blog post originally appeared on Debugged, a Wilson Center Blog from the Digital Futures Project.  Massacres were once a rare thing — isolated events, witnessed only by a few and hardly ever captured on film. The world learned about them days or weeks later, sometimes years. Shootings, rampages and …

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Ada Lovelace was the world’s first computer programmer, she created the first known complex computer programme in 1843, but was then then written out of history. Despite only living to the age of 36;  Lovelace  a highly gifted mathematician achievements were very significant.  Today she is credited as creator of the world’s very first machine algorithm.  By no means an …