Review of The Twenty-Six Words that Created the Internet by Jeff Kosseff (Cornell University Press 2019) The Twenty-Six Words that Created the Internet by Jeff Kosseff, cyber-security law professor... »
Book review: Race after Technology by Ruha Benjamin This is a timely book. It hit the market just as three United States cities – San Francisco, Oakland and Somerville – voted to ban facial recogni... »
A how-to explanation in four minutes, including a review of Harvard-sociologist Soshana Zuboff’s latest book Soshana Zuboff’s book “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” has received an enormous amou... »
Book Review: Tim Wu. The Curse of Bigness. Antitrust in the New Gilded Age (2017) In March 2019, the next elections for the European Parliament will take place. If you think about what you could wi... »
Book Review: Franklin Foer. World without Mind. The Existential Threat of Big Tech (2017) This is a fantastic book, full of stories and real insights. In the center: the showdown between Franklin F... »
Book Review: Jonathan Taplin Move fast and Break Things: A music manager’s strategy to fight the monopoly power of Google & Co Jonathan Taplin is one of those guys who, judged by the width of t... »
Book Review: Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment by Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang Will publishers, recording labels, and movie studios be able to meet the cha... »
Book Review: Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable. Understanding the 12 Technological Forces that Shape Our Future Choosing „The Inevitable“ as a title for one’s book makes a clear statement: I am in a posi... »
Book Review: Splinternet. How Geopolitics and Commerce are Fragmenting the World Wide Web (OR Books, editor. 2016) Scott Malcomson’s recent book Splinternet. How Geopolitics and Commerce are Fragm... »
Book Review: The boy who could change the world: the writings of Aaron Swartz (Jed Bickman, editor). The New Press, 2015) There is a mystique surrounding the young hacker that turns society upsid... »