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Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?

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In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking ‘It’s about cooperating. Everyone together, equally’: Helsinki, the Finnish capital. Photograph: Hemis/Alamy Western Europe’s last naturally caused famine ended 150 years ago this winter. In …

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What makes you a disruptor? 'Not knowing the rules'

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The founders of Brompton Bikes, WAH Nails, Unruly, Inkpact and Doddle reveal how to shake up an industry Being at the helm of a disruptive business comes with challenges. Photograph: Gary Burchell/Getty Images Founders of businesses that shake up an industry are seen as future gazers, innovators, one step ahead …

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Worried a robot will replace you? Treat AI as an opportunity

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With predictions of automation taking over and mass unemployment, it’s hard not to feel panicked. But the future of work could be liberating I, robot? Think of AI as freeing you from the more mundane jobs, rather than competition. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Read the news and you’ll see scary …

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