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
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.
An interview with Jim Richardson, founder of the MuseumNext conference series, talking about selected museums making good use of digital marketing opportunities, on artsdigital101.
As video viewing habits are evolving rapidly, traditional media companies are trying to adapt accordingly. But because business models are not yet fully developed, multichannel networks present real challenges to media companies when it comes to their integration and evolution toward long-term sustainability and value creation.
The researcher sees the discussion about what children are doing online dominated too much by fear. See iRightsCloud for an interview with her (in German).
A different view on leadership. A very, very different view, which I find a bit utopian but visionary and inspiring – make up your own mind by looking through the review.
Dagmar S. Saschek
cleine consulting company gmbh
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