The Economist summarizes: Hyperconnectivity is a term that describes a defining feature of contemporary society. Thanks to the Internet, mobile technology and soon the Internet of things, people, places, organisations and objects are linked together like never before. Read more
On October 13th Jean Tirole was awarded the Nobel prize in economics for his work on “industrial organisation”. Mr Tirole began publishing in the 1980s, when it quickly became clear that new, liberalised industries might not form perfectly competitive markets. He developed a novel way of thinking about the difficulties regulators face managing such markets. – Source: The Economist
A surprising decision: The German public broadcasters’ joint youth channel will be an only-online program. (Überraschende Entscheidung: Jugendkanal von ARD und ZDF nur im Internet) read more
Not big but great! Brief and accurately to the point. Uncommon combinations of objects, e.g. porcelaine, a Gutenberg bible, and Bauhaus objects under the Audi claim ‘Vorsprung durch Technik” (translated politely as ‘progress through technology’) – it’s really worth checking out. Only the shop at the end pays a bit too much tribute to allegedly German icons. But of course it might be that I just don’t really understand British humour.
A really stunning show!
Private View of Rembrandt’s Late Works (courtesy of Frieze) in one of my favorite museums, London’s National Gallery. I’ve always loved his fat old men with couperosic noses, and what a compilation this is! Plan enough time to enjoy the details. Read more
Leider kann ich dieses Mal aus Zeitgründen (drei andere Messereisen in vier Wochen!) nicht hingehen, daher hier der Überblick von der F.A.Z.: Buchmesse – Trends und Hintergründe
The Economist published an essay on the future of the book, “From papyrus to pixels: The digital transformation of the way books are written, published and sold has only just begun”, in editions that underline the title: 5000+ words in five chapters, available on the web as scrollable text, in book-like format and you can listen to it, too. – Direct to full text essay.
Dagmar S. Saschek
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