The power of crowds, who can link together and organize effectively through smart mobile technology, is disrupting traditional power bases at political, corporate, media and financial levels. The rise of populist political leaders who communicate with their constituents directly through social media, Airbnb’s Open Homes...

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies provide a revolutionary way of creating, maintaining, and securing decentralized networks. The emergence of these networks has enabled a whole range of decentralized applications; applications that threaten to disrupt many of the centralized platforms present today. Uber, Facebook, eBay,...

The abundant and ceaseless supply of scientific information causes overload. Scientists, no matter how intelligent and hardworking they are, and with the best computers at their disposal, are pushed past the point where they can effectively assess all the available data in a reasonable timescale....