With technology occupying a huge part in daily life, countries race to be the best. So what countries are the most technologically advanced?
Japan’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) as a Policy Instrument in the Development of Information Technology
“Contrary to the popular view of MITI as a autocratic manager and financier of all sectors of the Japanese industrial economy, MITI has been a relatively small participant in influencing the course of development of information technology through direct financial support of R&D in this field.”
“Almost all transformative new technologies of the past few decades – nuclear energy, advanced jet aircraft, integrated circuits, computer networks – rose the same way.”
Why Are Finland’s Schools Successful?
“It was the end of term at Kirkkojarvi Comprehensive School in Espoo, a sprawling suburb west of Helsinki, when Kari Louhivuori, a veteran teacher and the school’s principal, decided to try something extreme-by Finnish standards.”
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