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Jonathan Ledgard

Jonathan Ledgard

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Jonathan Ledgard, a technologist and novelist, is Founder of the first Interspecies Money service.

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  1. Endangered Wildlife Should Pay for Its Own Protection
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    Endangered Wildlife Should Pay for Its Own Protection

    Dec 2, 2021 Jonathan Ledgard & Erik Meijaard explain how a digital wallet linked to animals' identity could improve their lives and chances of survival.

  2. Tech Jobs for Africa
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    Tech Jobs for Africa

    Jun 9, 2016 Bruce Krogh & Jonathan Ledgard make the case that technology firms need to hire on the continent if they are to succeed there.

  3. Drones for Development
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    Drones for Development

    Jun 5, 2015 Jonathan Ledgard & Scott MacMillan on the must-have gadget for remote parts of Africa, Asia, and South America.

  4. Afghanistan’s Drug-Friendly Environment

    Afghanistan’s Drug-Friendly Environment

    May 23, 2005 Jonathan Ledgard

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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

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    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.
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    Rishi Sunak’s Daunting Challenge

    Chris Patten urges the UK prime minister to join the battle for the soul of the Conservative Party after a disastrous year.
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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell urges European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.

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