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Improving education: Kenya

Improving education: Kenya

The news is all over town now that a new education curriculum begins in Kenya this year. The ministry of education applauds the efforts by Oxford University Press in supporting these initiatives through the development of the ‘Teacher’s Companion’. This… Continue Reading

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Hanna Rosin: New data on the rise of women

Hanna Rosin: New data on the rise of women

We are now going through an amazing and unprecedented moment where the power dynamics between men and women are shifting very rapidly, and in many of the places where it counts the most, women are, in fact, taking control of… Continue Reading

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Understanding the rise of China | Martin Jacques

Understanding the rise of China | Martin Jacques

The world is changing with really remarkable speed. If you look at the chart at the top here, you’ll see that in 2025, these Goldman Sachs projections suggest that the Chinese economy will be almost the same size as the… Continue Reading

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The Rise of Personal Robots | Cynthia Breazeal | TED Talks

The Rise of Personal Robots | Cynthia Breazeal | TED Talks

Ever since I was a little girl seeing “Star Wars” for the first time, I’ve been fascinated by this idea of personal robots. And as a little girl, I loved the idea of a robot that interacted with us much… Continue Reading

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9/11 healing: The mothers who found forgiveness, friendship

9/11 healing: The mothers who found forgiveness, friendship

Phyllis Rodriguez: We are here today because of the fact that we have what most people consider an unusual friendship. And it is. And yet, it feels natural to us now. I first learned that my son had been in… Continue Reading