Since independence, the relations between Slovenia and Croatia were essentially very good. We are one of each others’ main trade partners, Slovenes are welcome at Croatian cost and Croats on Slovenian ski slopes. A few issues remain unresolved after the breakup of Yugoslavia that kept the politicians and journalists busy, but did not have much [...]
We know it as a platform where: website or other on-line source (any web site or media store like iTunes), media (e.g. MP3), local software or client (e.g. Media Player) and device (PC, Mac, Phone, Flash Drive, Netbook …) are not coupled with each other. Many competing companies are providing products or services for each [...]
Awarding president Obama the Nobel Prize for peace show how desperate the West is for leadership out of the economic, social and environmental crisis; for leadership in the times when it is worried about its decline. It demonstrates the lack of ideas. Instead, the bubbly economy and the virtual media society could use a reminder that deeds, not words matter.
France passed a law on digital piracy. FT reports: Internet users who download films and music without paying for them would get three warnings before being cut off for up to a year. Until now action against illegal file sharing has been a matter for the French courts. The debate in Europe is not if [...]
Speaking of Global Governance and ideas on how new financial regulation will make future crises impossible, a quote from the movie “Other People’s Money” comes to mind: Kate Sullivan: Someday, we’ll smarten up, change some laws, and put you out of business. Lawrence Garfield: You can change all the laws you want. You can’t stop [...]
The world is in a transition from industrial and information economy into conceptual economy. Value is in meaning, not in function. The resource of this economy are talents. They are empowered by information and communication technologies. The game is how to make use of all this talent. Businesses do open innovation, governments should do open [...]