Archive for category: Internet
McKinsey Quarterly: “Designing the digital hive”/in All, Internet /by saschek
Building broader networks and new capabilities through digital communities has become the norm. There are four things your organization can do to support this change and support the creation of these digital networks: Read more →
A Brief Outlook On 5G/in All, Internet, Telecommunications /by saschek
As 4G is just about to become widely available it might be a bit early to look ahead to the impact 5G might have in the next decade. Techradar tries in “5 things you should know about 5G“, but the summary is brief: It is going to be faster, bigger, better, oh, and the internet of things, of course. Read more →
DLM Symposium: Creating Modern Regulation – Shaping the Media Future/in All, Internet, Media, Telecommunications /by saschek
…in German: “Moderne Regulierung schaffen, Medienzukunft gestalten”. Hosted by Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier, Chairman of the Conference of Directors of the Media Authorities (Direktorenkonferenz der Landesmedienanstalten); keynotes by Günther Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission, and Prof. Monika Grütters MdB, Federal Minister of State for Culture and the Media. Yet not really anything new beyond the ongoing discussions on cross-platform regulation and modernized copyright. For details and documentation see the symposium’s website.
France: Internet Marketplaces Becoming More Popular/in All, Internet /by saschek
Around 95 % of French internet users have already shopped at an online marketplace, according to a study conducted by market research institute Sorgem Metrics for a software company. Six out of ten consumers have changed their purchasing behavior because of this form of retail being available, and revenues from internet marketplaces have increased in 2014 by 53% compared to the previous year. More details on the website of Germany Trade and Invest (in German).
Digitorial! The Frankfurter Städel Sets An Example/in All, Culture, Internet /by saschek
“The Digitorial: The Multimedia Preparation Course For The Monet Exhibition” promises the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, setting an example on how old masters can embrace current technology. Experience the show beforehand or use it to check back ex post. Although a fan of coffee table book-type catalogues, I highly appreciate playing with this digital version. See for yourself here.
USO Updates Looming? Habits And Attitudes Have Certainly Changed/in All, Internet, Media, Telecommunications /by saschek
According to the Pew Research Center, Americans increasingly view the internet and cellphones as essential. Read their synopsis here.
Fake Street Names On Google Maps/in All, Entertainment, Internet /by saschek
On Google maps, the Frankfurt University Campus Westend’s squares and streets seem to be officially renamed. Entries such as “Avenue to overpriced cafeteria” or “Road to the highway occupation” indicate students chose guerrilla communication to protest against the official new name scheme to be in effect soon. – Found on Frankfurter Rundschau
The Economist: “Most C-suite executives see the new business potential of the Internet of Things but few are doing anything about it.”/in All, Internet /by saschek
Full report by Accenture can be downloaded here: “From productivity to outcomes. Using the Internet of Things to drive future business strategies“
Trending: The Social Media Phase Of The Internet Is Over/in All, Internet /by saschek
According to venture capitalist Fred Wilson on BusinessInsider, messaging apps have largely replaced social media apps, and enterprises are now encompassing messaging and mobile in a big way.
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Museums of Communications
- Lisboa: Museu das Comunicações
- Chicago: Museum of Broadcast Communications
- Washington, D.C.: Newseum
- Paris: Musée de la Poste
- Wadgassen: Deutsches Zeitungsmuseum
- Lahti: Radio-Ja TV-Museo
- St. Petersburg: Central Museum of Communications
- Madrid: Museo Postal y Telegráfico
- Triest: Museo Postale e Telegrafico della Mitteleuropa
- Berlin: Museum für Kommunikation
- Nürnberg: Museum für Kommunikation
- Dublin: An Post Museum
- UK: Connected Earth Initiative
- Melbourne: Victorian Telecommunications Museum
- Kaunas: Ryšių Istorijos Muziejus