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Some Fresh Ideas on Digital Education

I often find it’s the younger generation – digital natives – who are most aware of the opportunities of digital technology. And that’s why I’ve assembled a group of “young advisers” – talented and inspiring young people shaping our digital society. Last time we met I asked them to put together all their bright ideas. And they’ve done so, in two fascinating documents

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Europe and the Big Data Revolution

There is no doubt that we have entered the era of big data. Some reckon that, currently, every two days, we create as much information as was created from the dawn of civilisation to 2003. Every two days! And it’s growing at 40% per year. We can’t miss out on that kind of growth opportunity. And this is an opportunity. In terms of economic value alone, this is a market worth tens if not hundreds of billions of euros per year.