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Big Tech’s Dickensian Crossroads

The words of Charles Dickens written over a century and a half ago, well before mass electricity and with coal still powering London, are remarkably suitable to the state of the tech sector, and of Western “big tech” players in particular,…

A business model for digital integration

Though all businesses depend on economies of scale (whether on the supply side or the demand side), learning-by-doing is crucial, particularly to high-tech enterprises. Learning is indeed essential and requires investments in data…

The Flying Machine

“Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. Pilots are no longer needed, but rather computer scientists from MIT,” President Donald Trump tweeted some time ago. He added, “I see it all the time in many products.” Of course he does: The…

La protezione dei dati, vantaggio europeo

La General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rappresenta il nuovo regolamento europeo sulla protezione dei dati. È stato approvato dal Parlamento e dal Consiglio europeo alla fine di aprile 2016 ed è ufficialmente entrato in vigore il 25…