The Great Debate UK

from Breakingviews:

Tim Cook’s pride may expand corporate talent pool

October 30, 2014

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The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Training a generation of citizen-journalists

June 25, 2012

Two years ago, frustrated by the powerlessness citizens expressed to me about the political process, moved by their transpartisan worries about the state of U.S. democracy, I began an experiment on Facebook: I sought to train “ordinary” people from all walks of life as reporters and opinion writers.

A new challenge for Zuckerberg

May 18, 2012

By Kathleen Brooks. The opinions expressed are her own.

Who wouldn’t want to have been an early investor in Facebook? The graffiti artist who spray painted the walls of Facebook HQ decided to take stock rather than a paycheck and will be $150 million dollars richer as a result.

Heavy traffic on the information superhighway

By Guest Contributor
August 18, 2011

– Jeff Smith is Senior Director Infrastructure Services, Global Crossing EMEA. The opinions expressed are his own.–

from The Great Debate:

Why the Internet is everybody’s business

By Guest Contributor
May 24, 2011

By David Barroux
The opinions expressed are his own.

LES ECHOS/Worldcrunch -- The first-ever E-G8 summit, beginning Tuesday in Paris with a notable lineup of government leaders and a “digital Who’s Who,” has been hit by a range of criticisms, from political hijacking to state censorship. But these attacks reveal only part of the truth. Sure, Nicolas Sarkozy, struggling in the polls, sees this as a chance to “presidentialize” his image while attempting to make his mark on this subject so attractive to the younger generation. But the self-interest driving his approach doesn’t necessarily mean it is uninteresting.

from Environment Forum:

Pure water from solar power; will it catch on?

January 31, 2011

water1 Remote villages in developing countries might benefit from these twin 40-ft long containers (left) -- a water purification system driven by solar power -- as a substitute for noisy diesel-powered generators, trucks bringing in water or people spending hours every day walking to fetch water.

Seeking solutions for IT firms during economic crisis

By Steve Wagner
March 29, 2010

Steve Wagner -Steve Wagner is Managing Director at Fair Web Solutions. The opinions expressed are his own.-

A social media vox populi experiment

March 19, 2010

IMG01877-20100318-1751The BBC World Service tested its capacity to produce large-scale social media events by hosting an ambitious global conversation in multiple languages from Shoreditch Town Hall in London on Thursday.

Rory Cellan-Jones on virtual democracy

March 17, 2010

Direct, real-time communication among politicians and the public through social media platforms is reshaping democracy and the news media, but questions remain about how the fabric of society might change as a result, argued a panel at an event hosted by the BBC on Tuesday evening at Westminster.

A brave new Google-ized world

By Mia de Kuijper
March 9, 2010

mia de kuijper- Mia de Kuijper is CEO of de Kuijper Global Partners , author of Profit Power Economics and the Co-Dean of the Duisenberg School of Finance. The opinions expressed are her own.-