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Stephen Hawking: Technology drives ever-increasing inequality

On 6 October 2015, a great theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking conducted a special Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session. Out of the thousands of submitted issues, Hawking selected those he wished to reply, mainly discussing aspects of artificial intelligence. In conclusion, Hawking … Continue reading

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James Tobin on ‘paper economy’ and short-sighted speculation-generating financial instruments

Nobel laureate in Economic Sciences James Tobin at the conclusions in his (open access) “On the Efficiency of the Financial System” paper: “We are throwing more and more of our resources, including the cream of our youth, into financial activities remote … Continue reading

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Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age: The Spirit of Networks

Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age: The Spirit of Networks is an excellent book by Eran Fisher that explores the new terrain of network capitalism through the transformations of the discourse on technology. Rather than viewing such discourse as either … Continue reading

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