European Innovation Scoreboard

2016-07-17 / 0 comments

The European Innovation Scoreboard – previously Innovation Union Scoreboard – provides a comparative analysis of innovation performance in EU Member States, other European countries, and regional neighbours. It assesses relative strengths and weaknesses of national innovation systems and helps countries identify areas they need to address. The Regional Innovation Scoreboard is a regional extension of…

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Adobe introduces the Digital-Economy Project

2016-05-05 / 0 comments

On March 16, 2016 Luiz Maykot, data analyst at Adobe Digital Index wrote: Our team is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative, the Adobe Digital Economy Project. The project’s core goal is to add insight to current economic discussions based on dynamic, responsive data about the digital economy. The Adobe Digital Index,…

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Open Source License Compatibility

2016-01-05 / 0 comments

License compatibility in open source projects has become an urgent issue. Here are a few sources and services that help you to detect compatibility issues. TLDR Legal: Since 2012, TLDRLegal has been demystifying Open Source/Software licenses with simple, practical summaries. So far, our community has sent over 1.5 Million license summaries to hundreds of thousands…

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EU Joint Research Center Publications

2016-01-04 / 0 comments

Find here the publication index of the EU JRC InfoSoc Unit with loads of interesting media-related surveys and studies: http://is.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pages/Publications.html

Financial Services Standards

2015-10-14 / 0 comments

http://www.omg.org/hot-topics/finance.htm The OMG Finance Domain Task Force (OMG FDTF) was created to develop sustainable business and technology standards that will promote the notion that Data and its Semantics are the DNA of financial services. Some standards that the FDTF are currently working on including: Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) A joint effort by OMG and…

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Automated Experiments on Ad Privacy Settings

2015-08-07 / 0 comments

To partly address people’s concerns over web tracking, Google has created the Ad Settings webpage to provide information about and some choice over the profiles Google creates on users. We present AdFisher, an automated tool that explores how user behaviors, Google’s ads, and Ad Settings interact. AdFisher can run browser-based experiments and analyze data using…

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Computational Fact Checking from Knowledge Networks

2015-08-07 / 0 comments

Traditional fact checking by expert journalists cannot keep up with the enormous volume of information that is now generated online. Computational fact checking may significantly enhance our ability to evaluate the veracity of dubious information. Here we show that the complexities of human fact checking can be approximated quite well by finding the shortest path…

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The Economics of Personal Data and Privacy: 30 Years after the OECD Privacy Guidelines

2015-07-20 / 0 comments

Conference held at the OECD Conference center, Paris, France, 1 December 2010 The use of data, including personal data, is growing at a terrific rate. Global flows of data are increasing, as is the capacity of organisations to analyse and put data to productive use. One common example is online advertising, which leverages personal data…

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OECD Topics Page: Internet

2015-07-17 / 0 comments

Lots of resources to be found at http://www.oecd.org/internet/ i.e. OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2015:

Oxford Economics

2015-07-14 / 0 comments

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. http://www.oxfordeconomics.com/about-us

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