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Democratizing academic debates for the 2020s against fake news, sensationalism and outright biased agendas.

Here you find the list of the available Kindle booklets and the direct link to the dedicated blog posts on this website. Each post is open to comments and contains a free excerpt with the general introduction from the booklet. You can download a free sample of any booklet from their own Amazon listing page . Your comments will help us with the updates to come, which you are going to receive for free through your own Amazon Kindle account after you make a purchase. Buy once, stay on top forever!

1 – Ten Problems for Agriculture in the 2020s (10 Jan 2020): climate change,  precision agriculture, crop planning, climate-smart, soil ecosystem, entrepreneurship, competitiveness, sustainability, developing countries, biological control.

2- Ten Problems for Artificial Intelligence in the 2020s (16 Jan 2020, updated on 5 Jun 2020): computer games,  intelligent optimization, accountability, human intervention, ethical issues, bias, interpretability, software development, open source, operations research.

3- Ten Problems for Climate in the 2020s (22 Jan 2020): energy policies,  effects, machine learning, communication, non-state actors, social sciences, green infrastructures, mitigation, regional environments, economics.

4- Ten Problems for Education in the 2020s (29 Jan 2020): funding,  safety, technology, standardization, teachers, lifelong learning, diversity, creativity, accreditation, new trends.

5- Ten Problems for Arts in the 2020s (5 Feb 2020): education, authentication, participation, entrepreneurship, aesthetics, creativity, technology, environment, science, regulation.

6- Ten Problems for Politics in the 2020s (11 Feb 2020): liberalism, democracy, authoritarianism, mondialism, populism, immigration, diversity, international relations, instability, peace.

7- Ten Problems for Economy in the 2020s (24 Feb 2020): business, finance, policies, technology, debt, labor, entrepreneurship, markets, wealth, growth.

8- Ten Problems for Press and Media in the 2020s (6 Mar 2020): profitability, subsidies, entertainment, artificial intelligence, disinformation, trust, diversity, regulation, staff issues, podcasts.

9- Ten Problems for Justice in the 2020s (17 Mar 2020): policies, criminal, financial, drugs, environmental, violence, family, open access, artificial intelligence, diversity.

10- Ten Problems for Internet in the 2020s (29 Mar 2020): software, privacy, governance, wellbeing, jobs, commerce, infrastructure, blockchain, education, security.

11- Ten Problems for Nuclear in the 2020s (12 Apr 2020): cost, climate change, fission, fusion, waste, security, proliferation, accidents, applications, outer space.

12- Ten Problems for Manufacturing in the 2020s (22 Apr 2020): sustainability, industry 4.0, smart, responsibility, additive, digitalization, supply chain, optimization, skills gap, distributed.

13- Ten Problems for Robotics in the 2020s (11 May 2020): self learning,  manipulation, research, motion, detection, action planning, simulation, soft, education, accountability.

14- Ten Problems for Materials in the 2020s (26 May 2020): research, composites, metals, plastics, glass-ceramics, biomaterials, additive, nanomaterials, self-healing, informatics.

15- Ten Problems for Environment in the 2020s (3 Jun 2020): policies, assessment, energy efficiency, economics, natural resources, public involvement, ecosystems, human factors, urban and rural, pollution.

16- Ten Problems for Healthcare in the 2020s (16 Jun 2020): delivery, access, economics, digital, artificial intelligence, pharma, regulation, special needs, wellbeing, workforce.

17- Ten Problems for Philosophy in the 2020s (2 Jul 2020): religion, knowledge, logic, nature, mind, moral, experience, identity, political, science.

18- Ten Problems for Safety in the 2020s (14 Jul 2020): machines, internet, pandemics, resources, financial, borders, terrorism, infrastructures, disasters, food.

19- Ten Problems for Entertainment in the 2020s (21 Jul 2020): gamification, personalization, co-creation, nostalgia, streaming, ar/vr apps, sports, operations, costs, advertising.

20- Ten Problems for Social Sciences in the 2020s (31 Jul 2020): interculturalism, introspection, truth, authenticity, human enhancement, critical thinking, technocracy, privilege, ethics, higher education.

21- Ten Problems for Sales in the 2020s (24 Oct 2020): digital technology, conscious consumer, mobile payments, agritech, retail experience, popular products, sustainable fashion, plant-based diet, digital marketing, b2c platforms.

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Each booklet is a structured literature review in the form of a quick bulletin + all the links to the original references for people not having the time, the will or the method to read, collect and organize such documents in a coherent manner, also providing a story (“the ten problems for the 2020s”) as added value.