Policy Analysis: ICT
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What the digital revolution means for us

No country in the world is prepared for the digital era. We urgently need an Apollo-like programme and a Space Agency for ICT with a mission to develop the institutions and information infrastructures for the emerging digital society, says Dirk Helbing

Dirk Helbing

Never before were politicians, business leaders, and scientists more urgently needed to master the challenges ahead of us. We are in the middle of a third industrial revolution. While we see the symptoms, such as the financial and economic crisis, cybercrime and cyberwar, we haven't understood the implications well. But at the end of this socio-economic transformation, we will live in a digital society. This comes with breath-taking opportunities and challenges, such as occur only every...



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