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Ian Goldin: Disruptive Changes That Will Transform the World

June 7, 2017

Ian Goldin says the present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery (IMF photo).

While science and technology propel us into the future at what some would describe as breakneck speed, Oxford University’s Ian Goldin says we should draw from the past because we’ve been here before. In this podcast, Goldin compares the social division, political extremism and insecurity of the first Age of Discovery in the 15th Century, with what is happening today.

Ian Goldin, founding director of the Oxford Martin School, and Professor of Globalization and Development at Oxford University.