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Vodafone Lecture Series
27 February 2012
How mobile phones promote economic development
Speaker: Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist
Total length: 1 hour 29 minutes
Keywords: Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist, mobile communications, mobile networks, social impact, economic development, smartphones, the internet, mobile phones, developing world, prepaid billing, GSM, microcredit, village phones, entrepreneurship, infrastructure, Iqbal Quadir, economic growth, broadband, mobile banking. M-PESA, deregulation, innovation
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Industrie 4.0 - what can the UK learn from Germany's manufacturing strategy?
07 February 2014
On 4 February 2014, Professor Henning Kagermann, President of acatech, Germany's national academy of science and engineering, and former CEO of SAP delivered a presentation at the Royal Academy of Engineering outlining Germany's Industrie 4.0 strateg
New Year Reception - The used car test
13 January 2014
The used car test. John F Kennedy's campaign against Richard Nixon posed this question to voters - would you buy a used car from this man? Daniel Finkelstein will explain what politicians do to pass this test and the rules they have to observe. In th
Innovation in materials
11 November 2013
As part of the Academy's "Innovation in...” series, this event aims to provide an overview of some of the most recent advances in materials.
The Future of Manufacturing: A New Era of Opportunity and Challenge for the UK
30 October 2013
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