Five tech solutions to global problems

Technology is helping to address deep social issues worldwide, benefiting some of the most vulnerable in society

Cryptocurrency: a force for good?

Although cryptocurrencies may be viewed by some as primarily a speculative investment opportunity, they have a possibly greater, social value

Are reserves a curse or cure?

When governments and other national stakeholders take control of oil and gas reserves, there can be disadvantages as well as the seemingly obvious advantages, writes Jim McClelland

The mission for public sector data

Government is attempting to make the most of a vast amount of data on UK citizens, presenting both desirable opportunities and difficult challenges, writes Leo King