Disruptive technologies

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Good intentions, bad inventions: the four myths of healthy tech

This report breaks down four common 'healthy tech' myths, by explaining where they come from, what they obscure, and how we can move beyond them. Intended for those designing, developing and regulating emerging technologies, this resource provides teams with fresh ideas for how to analyse...
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The future of trust: new technology meets old-fashioned values

This research suggests that it is not the shift towards increased use of technology that is damaging trust. Instead, it is the accompanying move away from face-to-face contact.
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The role of technology in online misinformation

Meddling in domestic elections is nothing new as a tool of foreign influence. The innovation of the 2016 presidential election, therefore, was not foreign interests or misinformation, but the technology used to promote those foreign interests and misinformation. This report outlines the way that advances...
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Global risks report 2020

This report provides information on the major threats that may impact global prosperity in 2020 and over the next decade. The 15th edition of the report draws on feedback from nearly 800 global experts and decision-makers who were asked to rank their concerns in terms...
Working paper

The potential for blockchain technology in corporate governance

This paper explores the recent applications of blockchain technology in financial services and outlines regulatory responses, to set the scene for future work in this area on corporate governance.
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Digital health best practices for policy makers

As digital health brings up plenty of ethical questions, legal issues, and safety concerns, The Medical Futurist Institute decided to collect the best examples of how governments worldwide have attempted to adopt digital health. The aim of this report is to inspire other policy-makers to...
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Towards a Commonwealth law enforcement innovation framework

This report suggests that a collaboration research hub could provide a starting point for creating and developing new technologies for law enforcement. It also suggests that while some stakeholders may be tempted to adopt a CRC-type structure, a stronger starting point might involve building on...
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An earnings standard for New York City's app-based drivers: economic analysis and policy assessment

This report addresses a critical public policy challenge facing the City of New York—the low pay of app-based drivers.
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Capabilities, competition and communication

At the conclusion of his time as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow with ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre, Admiral Rogers shares five factors that government and policymakers should consider as they prepare for the next wave of disruptive technologies.
Discussion paper

The future of work: skills and resilience for a world of change

In this 2016 publication on the future of work, the European Commission defines the gig economy as an economy in which digital technologies enable teams to be assembled around a given project – and often across borders – while platforms seamlessly connect buyers with sellers...