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... »
Big Data (a revolution that will transform how we live, work and think), Mayer-Schönberger/Cukier (Houghton Mifflin Harecourt, Boston/N.Y., 2013) Any review of a book on the topic big data normall... »