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Professor Diane Coyle, leader of the Wealth Economy Project GETTY IMAGES Pity the GDP — the Gross Domestic Product. It is one of the hardest working statistics in government policy today, a single number that sums up the entirety of a country's productive capabilities. It is ubiquitous, quite often used to provide a country's economy compared to other economies when it comes to rallying the troops. Yet as a statistic, it is surprisingly poor as a means of actually measuring what it is supposed to measure…

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Technology is transforming how we communicate love and closeness, it also carries enormous potential to help us in developing deeper emotional and personal connections. AI specifically, has shifted what we think is possible with sex, adding more options for those who have a difficult time with intimacy. Unfortunately, due to systemic bias in technology, current developments in AI and intimacy tend to not reflect the needs of women.  This is where the categories of femtech and sextech come in. Femtech…

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Madison Bregman, CEO of GirlZ MADISON BREGMAN One of the central challenges of knowing one's market is having an idea about what matters to people at specific ages. Millennials have been beneath the proverbial microscope for some time now as they have graduated from college, entered the workforce and in many cases have started families. The next generation (Generation Z if you follow the Strauss and Howe designations) extends roughly from the early 1990s to the Great Recession starting in late 2008. I…

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By Setrag Khoshafian, Ph.D   |  July 14, 2018Dr. Setrag Khoshafian is Pegasystems' Chief Evangelist, IoT strategist, and strategic BPM (digital processes) technology leader This is a two part post, focusing on the impact of Blockchain on transformations in Organizational Culture. (Part II is referenced below). The impact on Organizational Culture is one of the most fascinating realities of the digital era. Digital technologies, including Blockchain, are just enablers of cultural trends that are…