Development of AI triggers growth of inequality. It is a part of today's reality, however futuristic and terrifying it may sound. While technologies are replacing workers, the middle class finds itself also at risk. Can robots take over humanity and rule over the planet one day? IQ.HSE interviewed Ronald Inglehart in order to understand the nature of cultural evolution and transformations observed in modern society.
Ronald Inglehart and his colleagues were able to statistically monitor the impact of the monoamine oxidase A gene (MAOA) on the subjective evaluation of well-being among men. This work became the latest step towards an understanding of how genes can affect social phenomena. Laboratory for Comparative Social Research Head Eduard Ponarin told IQ.HSE, why sociologists should care about genetics, in his op-ed.
This publication is based on the research conducted by Laboratory for Comparative Social Research experts in collaboration with Ronald Inglehart and William Zimmerman. In 2013 scientists analyzed political climate in Russia and made assumptions about its possible future.