Wicked Problems, Wiki Solutions

Are these the best of times or the worst of times? On one hand, today’s grand global challenges, the consequence of unprecedented interdependence and resource guzzling, are daunting. But on the other hand, new ways of innovating promise robust solutions to such problems, solutions that may yet create the profitable industries of the future.

The advance of technology and the spread of globalization have helped improve the health of the world’s population in numerous ways, ranging from the spread of HIV medicines and vaccines to the remote provision of care via telemedicine. Unfortunately, globalization and the march of development have also made it harder to tackle some global problems that experts thought they ...

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