Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

On April 11, Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought hosted the 2018 winners of the Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leadership Prize in a public conversation about global leadership in the 21st century. Neuroscientist Rafael Yuste, filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy...
Got Silk?

Got Silk?

When Fio Omenetto offered to host the Tällberg Foundation’s workshop—“Inside Every Utopia Is Dystopia,”—last month, he provided an ideal space for examining the impact of scientific and technological advances: his Silklab at Tufts University in Boston. Omenetto’s work...
Thought Experiments

Thought Experiments

What do magical thinking, salamander tails, free will, the human genome, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have in common? Answer: The Tällberg Foundation’s recent workshop, “Inside Every Utopia is Dystopia,” which was hosted by Fio Omenetto at Silk Lab at...
Something to talk about

Something to talk about

In the 35 years since a Swedish businessman named Bo Ekman created the Tällberg Foundation, both the world and his organization have changed dramatically. But, as the foundation’s current chairman, Alan Stoga, noted last month in Mexico City, Ekman’s central tenet may...
Show of Leadership

Show of Leadership

“Conventional wisdom is that great leadership is in short supply today,” said Tällberg Foundation chairman Alan Stoga, introducing the 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Award winners to the audience at ITAM, in Mexico City, on November 15. “Too many countries,...

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