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Matthew Claudel

Matthew Claudel

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Matthew Claudel is a research fellow at the Senseable City Laboratory.

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  1. Hacking for Humanity
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    Hacking for Humanity

    Jan 23, 2015 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel make the case for ethical infiltration of digital systems.

  2. The Urban Village
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    The Urban Village

    Nov 4, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel explore the potential of computational social science to show why cities thrive.

  3. The Ratings Revolution
    Hotel Concierge Adrian Flower/Flickr

    The Ratings Revolution

    Aug 20, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel explore how customer feedback is transforming services.

  4. Life in the Uber City
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    Life in the Uber City

    Jun 16, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel say that when it comes to the coming transformation of urban space, taxis are just the beginning.

  5. The Driverless City

    The Driverless City

    Jan 14, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel foresee a world in which self-driving cars reconfigure urban life.

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    Europe Needs Chinese Investment

    Dalia Marin urges European policymakers to focus on boosting FDI flows from technologically advanced economies.
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    Why Macron Is Risking an Election

    Zaki Laïdi points out that the French president has little to lose by dissolving parliament after two years of paralysis.
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    The Economic Case for Seizing Russia’s Frozen Assets to Support Ukraine

    Timothy Ash rebuts the main arguments against confiscating Russian reserves to fund Ukraine’s defense.
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    The G7 Cannot Afford to Ignore Africa

    Hakainde Hichilema

    Despite rising global tensions, the G7 remains a formidable and influential grouping, and it has a responsibility to act boldly in boosting shared prosperity. To that end, it must replenish the International Development Association, reallocate special drawing rights, and push for debt-pause clauses at this week’s summit.

    urges the group to commit to an ambitious replenishment of the International Development Association.
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    Europe Must Fight the Far-Right Surge

    Philippe Legrain

    After the far right’s gains in the European Parliament elections, mainstream parties can either sit idly by or tackle the problem head-on, as French President Emmanuel Macron seems to be doing. Calling the populists’ bluff offers the best chance of victory by showing how their radical policies could backfire.

    thinks French President Emmanuel Macron was right to challenge the National Rally by calling a snap election.
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    Investing in African Women Will Yield Outsize Returns

    Dolika Banda highlights the pivotal role female entrepreneurs can play in building the “impact economies” of the future.
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    The Real Winners of the European Election

    Sławomir Sierakowski considers who is in the strongest position after a far-right wave failed to materialize.
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    Can AI Foster a Global Consciousness?

    Jamie Metzl explains how the technology could help people incorporate a collective purpose into their traditional beliefs.
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    Getting the Global Economy Out of the Slow Lane

    Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose propose ways to revive progress toward prosperity, particularly in beleaguered developing economies.

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