IBM: Data Economics Infographic

2015-08-15 / 0 comments

Data Economics Infographic (accessed: 2015-08-15 / Document Number: TSJ03543USEN)  

Definition: Derivative Works

2015-08-15 / 0 comments

US Definition A “derivative work” is a work based upon one or more preexisting works, such as a translation, musical arrangement, dramatization, fictionalization, motion picture version, sound recording, art reproduction, abridgment, condensation, or any other form in which a work may be recast, transformed, or adapted. A work consisting of editorial revisions, annotations, elaborations, or…

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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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Book: Das strategische Management von Contentrechten

2015-08-06 / 0 comments

Autor Ulrich Schaal stellt in dieser Monographie die Frage nach der strategischen Bedeutung von Contentrechten in der Gestaltung und Bedienung digitaler Geschäftsmodelle audiovisueller Medienunternehmen. Er nähert sich der Fragestellung aus der Perspektive des strategischen Unternehmensmanagements und identifiziert Schlüsselherausforderungen vor dem Hintergrund der voranschreitenden Digitalisierung und deren disruptive Effekte auf konventionelle Geschäftsmodelle, Produkt- und Innovationsstrategien. In…

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Autonomous Vehicles

2015-08-05 / 0 comments

Where to? A History of Autonomous Vehicles Driverless car market watch Automated Driving: Legislative and Regulatory Action Wired: Autonomous Cars Google Self-Driving Car Project

Data & Multisided Markets

2015-08-04 / 0 comments

Data functions as a mediating layer between interconnected business areas creating multisided markets. Source: OECD – Internet Economy Outlook 2015, p. 147

What is Technology?

2015-08-04 / 0 comments

Technology refers to the state of knowledge concerning ways of converting resources into outputs. Source: OECD Productivity Manual: A Guide to the Measurement of Industry-Level and Aggregate Productivity Growth, OECD, Paris, March 2001, Annex 1 – Glossary. Technologie ist die systematische Anwendung wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse oder anderen organisierten Wissens bei praktischen Aufgaben. Ihre wichtigste Folge, jedenfalls…

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The Economics of Long-Term Digital Storage

2015-07-25 / 0 comments

Paper  as  the  medium  for  the  world’s memory has  one great advantage;  it survives benign neglect well.   Bits, on the other hand, need continual care, and thus a continual flow of money.   A Blue  Ribbon panel described economic sustainability as the major issue facing long-term digital preservation.  This is despite Kryder’s Law, the 30-year history…

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Book: Robokratie – Silicon Valley, Transhumanismus und Singularität

2015-07-25 / 0 comments

Einen aufschlussreichen Einblick in die Gesellschaftsutopien der global agierenden Technikeliten bietet die Monographie des Soziologen und kritischen Publizisten Thomas Wagner: Robokratie – Goggle, Silicon Valley und der Mensch als Auslaufmodell (2015 / PappyRossa Verlag). Mittels technisch induzierter Disruptionen soll die Menschheit in den Zustand einer transhumanistischen Verfassung geführt werden, in der Technologie dazu verwandt wird…

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