Blockchain for journalism beyond the hype

The media sector is not exempt from the blockchain fascination: in constant seek of a monolith model that will “save the industry”, newsrooms are intrigued by blockchain promises of novel currencies and transparency. But just like a 30k € bike won’t make you a Tour de...

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Can diversity save Europe in the Artificial Intelligence run?

Europe is losing the AI train. While Brussels dispenses politically correct statements about human-centric AI, other zones of the world are headed undisturbed towards supremacy in Artificial (non-human, by the way) Intelligence. China is leading the race: its AI plan...

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All things optimal: beyond machines

In his recent contribution to the Pervasive Labour Union special issue about Entreprecariat, "All things optimal", Michael Dieter elaborates the concept with respect to optimisation dominant paradigm. In his view, "optimization links the axiomatic neo-classical actor...

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