Book Review: Permissionless Innovation (2014) by Adam Thierer In the early 2010's the digital pirate and porn wars ended. While there is still pirated content out on the internet, and there is plen... »
Book Review: The People’s Platform (2014) by Astra Taylor The debate on the internet and web policy is starting to shift. A decade ago it was framed as a black-and-white issue with radical activist... »
Book Review: No Place To Hide (2014) by Glenn Greenwald, Metropolitan Books Glenn Greenwald, columnist at the Guardian, and US documentary film maker Laura Poitras, were the two journalists chose... »
Book Review: Dragnet Nation (2014) by Julia Angwin Not many years ago, investigative journalists started to approach the topic of data surveillance and privacy intrusion with some sorts of self-e... »
Book Review: The Global War for Internet Governance (2014) by Laura DeNardis First Twitter, then YouTube: the Turkish government has blocked internet service providers for reasons of “national secu... »
Book Review: The Second Machine Age, Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (2014) by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee “The Second Machine Age” has been labelled as... »
Book Review: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now (2013) by Douglas Rushkoff Everything is getting faster. The incoming call on our mobile device (while we are already talking on the landline... »
Book Review: Blockbuster (2013) by Anita Elberse  In 2004, Chris Anderson, proclaimed: “Forget squeezing millions from a few megahits at the top of the charts. The future of entertainment is in the... »
“It’s not a bug. It’s a feature”. This, in grossly simplistic terms, is the central message of "Solutionism" – the term coined by the Belarusian-American Internet-critic Evgeny Morozov in his latest b... »
Who owns the future? Jaron Lanier (Allen Lane/Penguin 2013) Coming from a techno-geeky visionary, the message is both unusual and uncomfortable: as global digitalization disrupts valuations of int... »