Monthly Archives: February 2010

Michel Bauwens, “Middle Way Between Open and Closed” (MP3 audio), Emerging Communications, itconversations.com, 2008/03/14

Peer-to-peer technologies generally haven’t been popular within businesses. The openness of the digital commons has created abundant and freely available social value but not a way to monetize it. In the talk from the 2008 Emerging Communications Conference, Michel Bauwens

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Brian Arthur, “The Nature of Technology” (MP3 audio), Changesurfer Radio, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, 2009/08/22

There’s a relationship between technology and innovation, in economic history. Dr. J. chats with W. Brian Arthur about his book The Nature of Technology, which argues that technologies have a natural history – are composed of prior technologies – and

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Alan Wolfe, “Liberalism” (MP3 audio), Econtalk, 2009/05/11

What has liberalism meant in political science, and what does it mean now? Alan Wolfe, Professor of Political Science at Boston College and author of The Future of Liberalism, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about liberalism. Wolfe argues that

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Adrian Cockcroft, “Millicomputing” (MP3 audio), Emerging Communications, itconversations.com, 2008/03/14

For the past few decades, the trend has been towards faster and faster computer processors.  Mobile devices are changing that trajectory. In his presentation at Ecomm 2008, Adrian Cockcroft of Netflix describes his ‘millicomputer’ concept. A millicomputer is any device

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Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes, “Globalization and The Three Trillion Dollar War” (MP3 audio), Commonwealth Club of California, 2008/03/04

How has the war in Iraq started in the Bush era impacted the world economy? Nobel Prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz and budget expert Linda Bilmes discuss the economic impact of the war in Iraq. They discuss the actual costs of the

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Charlene Li, “The Future of Social Networks” (MP3 audio), O’Reilly Media Graphing Social Patterns, itconversations.com, 2008/03/03

Social networks over interactive media has changed the way that we interact with friends, families, and colleagues. Charlene Li’s prediction for the future of networking is one where our online connections to others are like air–as natural and intuitive as

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Jeff Conklin, “Dialogue Mapping and Wicked Problems” (MP3 audio), Blue Oxen Barnstars, 2009/03/29

Jeff Conklin has a long history in the development of issue-based information systems, going back to collaborations with Horst Rittel. … Jeff Conklin, who’s been a great friend and teacher for many years. Jeff is an amazing facilitator and thinker

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