There’s been a lot of talk lately about politics and social media. Some have seen Facebook, Twitter and the like as champions of empowerment; others, more recently, as vehicles for hate. I’d suggest they’re both and more.
What do we mean by measuring the Internet? There are many different ways to answer.
We’ve seen the impact that new interfaces have over the years in ICTs. Apple’s graphical user interface and its Microsoft successor, Windows, for example. The World Wide Web. Smartphones and tablets. Today’s digital businesses are hoping that the ‘digital assistant’ is the smart new interface.
What's the future for ICTs and Internet? You’ll find different perspectives and priorities in different places.
Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week's blog post looks at the relationship between ICTs and post-conflict reconstruction.
Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week's blog post looks at the impact of mobile phones on markets for small-scale primary producers.
Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week's blog post comments on Mark Zuckerberg says in his recent online "manifesto".
A couple of weeks ago, Mark Zuckerberg posted a manifesto on his Facebook page. In it, he addressed some of the challenges he sees facing Facebook and its peers.
Identity matters to us. It defines who we are; and, to a considerable extent, it defines how others treat us – including government agencies and others we rely on.
It’s almost a year now since I started writing “Inside the Information Society” as a weekly blog published on APC’s home page. Thirty-six posts to date, each of around a thousand words.
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