How Robotics Will Reshape the Global Geopolitical and Economic Landscape

While we are still in the early phases of the robotic revolution, now is the time for countries to prepare their economies and societies for the massive changes that lie ahead. Growing technological sophistication and rapidly dropping costs is leading to a vast increase in the number of jobs robots can perform in a highly efficient manner. This will not only lead to major increases in...
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Your Future Will Be Manufactured on a 3-D Printer

Would you like to build your own gun? There are plenty of ways to do so, legal and¬†otherwise. Last week, a group called Defense Distributed offered you a new one: It published instructions for creating a plastic firearm using a 3-D printer. One guy even fired a real bullet with it. … The questions — which Bloomberg View will be exploring in a series this week — are not just how...
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The Insourcing Boom

After years of offshore production, General Electric is moving much of its far-flung appliance-manufacturing operations back home. It is not alone. An exploration of the startling, sustainable, just-getting-started return of industry to the United States. See Full Article
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India Unlocks Door for Global Retailers

India paved the way for international supermarkets and department stores to establish joint ventures, a major step in opening one of the last great consumer markets that has been off-limits to many of the world’s biggest retailers. See Full...
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