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Let’s Tear Down the Ivory Tower Called School by Ayesha Khanna

Schools insulated from industry and workplaces do a disservice to young people, as industries of the future require them to innovate and tinker, not just sit in classrooms absorbing lessons.

The industries of the future require students to be innovative and creative so that they can work effectively with technology instead of being replaced by it. They also require resilience and grit, as innovations demand tinkering, and failure is, more often than not, a natural step before success.

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Disciplining the Sharing Economy by Ayesha Khanna

The increasing ability of people to exchange goods, services, and labor directly, via online platforms, is transforming how modern economies operate. But to ensure that the rise of the “sharing economy” works efficiently and improves conditions for all parties, some regulation is needed.

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Inspire children to study technology by Ayesha Khanna

Across the world, including here in Australia, schools are witnessing a decline in senior high school students choosing to study science and mathematics. Without significant investment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineeering and Math) education, Australia will lose innovation competitiveness, believes Ayesha Khanna, CEO of Technology Quotient and Editorial Director of Look Ahead, a series on innovation trends published by The Economist Group and GE. Here, she stresses that it’s high time to make science and technology relevant and a...

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Is Singapore the next Silicon Valley? by Ayesha Khanna

Tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook are winning the war for talent and Silicon Valley office space, encouraging start-ups to go on a global hunt for a new heartland. In Asia, Singapore wants to be the answer. The government has established numerous schemes and initiatives to encourage entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to set up shop there.

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How Technology Promotes World Peace by Ayesha Khanna

Much as economic integration made the world more cooperative and less conflict-prone, so can technology. Is this Pax Technologica?

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From the Information Age to the Hybrid Age by Ayesha Khanna

Our relationship to technology is moving beyond the instrumental to the existential. Is geopolitics the driver of global power relations — or is it really geotechnology?

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Which Nation Has the Best ‘Technik’? by Ayesha Khanna

Societies that continuously upgrade their Technik thrive; the term indicates the ability to successfully implement emerging technologies.

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IEET Fellow Ayesha Khanna interviewed by Washington Post and SFGate.com

Ayesha Khanna has frequently been in the major media lately.  On July 3rd the Washington Post interviewed her and her husband Parag Khanna about their new TED e-book, Hybrid Reality.  On July 10, the IEET Fellow was interviewed again by SFGate.com, the online San Francisco Chronicle.

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It’s the Technology, Stupid by Ayesha Khanna

Automation now removes as many manufacturing jobs from the economy as outsourcing. What’s wrong with the economy? Increasingly, the robot is a culprit.

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Why Eduardo Saverin Has Company in Singapore by Ayesha Khanna

It’s a cliché that the Pacific Ocean is displacing the Atlantic, that China will replace America at the top of the world’s hierarchy of power, and the East will surpass the West. The cliché is also wrong. The multipolar world we are entering will have no single winner, and the three-pillared West of the European Union, North America, and Latin America remains a triangular zone of peace and foundation of global stability.