Alphabet Inc. chairman Eric Schmidt visited Stockholm recently to launch a study on automation and the future of jobs. (Or was it to take selfies with politicians?) At a seminar in the aptly named ... »
The contemporary threats to journalists extend to all reaches in media, and in some cases, threaten media freedom – reports Netopia from the ECPMF conference “Defending Journalists Under Threat” in Le... »
It’s one thing to have US President Trump call the Washington media core “bad people”, it’s another to have the president of a country lock up dissenting voices, and this is the challenge facing many ... »
Today, June 15th 2017 is the end of roaming in the European Digital Single Market. A big step for the European Union, but telecom operators are not thrilled to see a big source of revenue go away. No ... »
As tools are developed and platforms like Facebook tighten-up content verification, the battle between Elves and activists fighting trolls, spammers and fakers for reach and take-down has barely begun... »
Today politicians, academics, journalists and entrepreneurs often refer to the knowledge economy. It is relevant to remember that although this might seem as a new buzz phrase it is far from a new phe... »
How is wealth created in societies? During a long time, economists gave the simple answer that capital, labor and natural resources were the three cornerstones of economic activity. The level of prosp... »
While the European economies are amongst the most prosperous and innovative in the world, development in the region has stalled during recent time. A report by Eurostat shows that nearly a third (30.7... »
What is the ”knowledge society”? We tend to think of knowledge as something connected to individuals and so we need better skills and education to develop in synch with the world. But is that all ther... »
In 1999, a 20-second MP3-file purporting to be from Coldplay was uploaded to Napster by a young man in Stanmore, North London. He entitled the file “Spies (Nikolai Levy Remix)”. He let a few people do... »