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Learning to trust strangers

Anisha Kidd considers how new technology is helping strangers trust each other – and thus opening up a new world of economic transactions.

The Kate effect

Anisha Kidd examines the economic influence of the Duchess of Cambridge.

Working hard or hardly working?

I think much of what I like about capitalism stems from the idea of certainty; the idea that we can be sure, perhaps naively or misleadingly, that individuals will always act in accordance with self-interested values.

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iRobot – a reality?

In light of the recent rise in the pension age to 70, it seems fitting to consider what future we are actually heading towards. Is it one in which we live longer and therefore work longer to sustain ourselves? Or will robots take charge of all menial societal functions leaving us to simply consider our thoughts to our heart’s content?

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