This lecture suggests how students can collaborate on translation projects using the statistical machine translation tool Google Translate. This activity leads to discussions about technology in relation to the classroom, plagiarism, labor and telecommuting, and collaboration.
GDP is seen as the universal yardstick of progress and the highest goal of politics. But economic historian Dirk Philipsen argues that the world can no longer afford GDP rule, and it’s time now for a different measure.
An event celebrating the 2015 RSA Student Design Awards programme and the burgeoning design for social innovation movement, with leading industrial designer and founding director of PriestmanGoode, Paul Priestman.
MIT academic César Hidalgo radically rethinks what an economy is, and argues that it is a nation’s economic complexity – not its GDP or per-capita income - that explains the success or failure of its economic performance.