• AI for Survival of the Fittest?
    AI for Survival of the Fittest?

    From Charles Darwin to Elon Musk: How artificial intelligence will influence human evolution and natural selection.

  • “The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”
    “The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”

    The mainstream economics notion that unfettered growth accompanied by greater consumption and productivity benefits society is false, argues Rob Dietz, Program Director at the Post Carbon Institute. In an interview with getAbstract, he shares his…

  • “How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”
    “How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”

    It has been suggested that if everyone on planet Earth lived the way we do in the developed world, we would need four planets. Present-day consumerism is unsustainable – but how can it be replaced?

  • Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age
    Bina Venkataraman: The Optimist’s Telescope. Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age. Riverhead, 2019
    Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

    Journalist Bina Venkataraman outlines strategies to help people and societies keep a long-term picture in mind –especially amid uncertainty. Her main lesson: Learn how to cultivate – and act upon –  “foresight” as an individual, an organization and a society.

  • Half of US Workers Have Become Home Office Converts
    Half of US Workers Have Become Home Office Converts

    After weeks of being confined to their home offices, how do US office workers feel about going back to a traditional work setting? getAbstract has conducted a survey to find out – and its results…

  • The Future of Remote Work Is Here
    The Future of Remote Work Is Here

    Retaining flexible workplace practices in the post-pandemic era

  • How the Pandemic is Accelerating Digital Transformation
    How the Pandemic is Accelerating Digital Transformation

    The coronavirus pandemic and the need to avoid person-to-person interactions has pushed us further into a digital world. The crisis will have lasting effects on the way we work, do business and interact with each…

  • “Who are Millennials and Generation Z?”
    “Who are Millennials and Generation Z?”

    In the next decade, millennials and gen Z will dominate the workforce. Let’s get to know them a little better.

  • “The Emergence of Liberty Is Perhaps Even More Surprising than Economic Growth.”
    “The Emergence of Liberty Is Perhaps Even More Surprising than Economic Growth.”

    To get an idea of the political construction of the world of tomorrow, one has to travel back in time – sometimes a few thousand years. Renowned MIT economist Daron Acemoğlu talks about the making…

  • "Many people are underestimating the pace and scope of change and aren’t thinking correctly about how it will appear this time." (Richard Baldwin; Photo by Tmi Kimmo Räisänen)
    Richard Baldwin by Tmi Kimmo Räisänen
    “Almost everyone’s job will be changed by this.”

    Economist and bestselling author Richard Baldwin believes that many business leaders and politicians continue to grossly underestimate the impact of digital change. Here, he explains how to position yourself correctly in competition with “Globots.”