The World Economic Forum Launches the Global Risk Network
Kevin Steinberg is the Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary of the World Economic Forum USA. Before working for the Forum, Steinberg spent ten years with the Wholesale and Investment Banking Practice at McKinsey & Company in New York and Switzerland.
As an ex-officio member of the Forum's Managing Board Steinberg is responsible for its Risk Response Network, a platform for global leaders to understand, manage and respond to world's most complex and interconnected risks.
Steinberg holds an BA in Economics from Harvard University and JD/MBA from Stanford University.
At Davos in 2011, the World Economic Forum launched the Global Risk Network to help global leaders think about risk in a more proactive way.
The Bajau people's nomadic lifestyle has given them remarkable adaptions, enabling them to stay underwater for unbelievable periods of time. Their lifestyle, however, is quickly disappearing.
- The Bajau people travel in small flotillas throughout the Phillipines, Malaysia, and Indonesia, hunting fish underwater for food.
- Over the years, practicing this lifestyle has given the Bajau unique adaptations to swimming underwater. Many find it straightforward to dive up to 13 minutes 200 feet below the surface of the ocean.
- Unfortunately, many disparate factors are erasing the traditional Bajau way of life.
Here's the first evidence to challenge the "fastest sperm" narrative.
An innovation may lead to lifelike evolving machines.
- Scientists at Cornell University devise a material with 3 key traits of life.
- The goal for the researchers is not to create life but lifelike machines.
- The researchers were able to program metabolism into the material's DNA.
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