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Decentralization and Wikileaks: Opportunities and Challenges for Traditional News Platforms

"Wikileaks Logo - Illustration" by DonkeyHotey is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Wikileaks has become famous through publishing secret information. With its new and radical approach to the freedom of information, Wikileaks distinguishes itself from classical news organizations, but it does not exist completely separate from them. Wikileaks, for example, has only been able to gain such prominence and thereby such a huge audience because it collaborated with some of these traditional news platforms.…

Moore´s Law and the Future

ipse se nihil scire id unum sciat and the amusing past´s future Trying to imagine what will be is an impossible task. I often think to have found ground that justifies a certain prognosis. But I learned, however limited in space and time, a prognosis remains tentative. Like the paradoxical saying (allegedly said by Sokrates) in the title: “I know that I…

The real-life Tony Stark

Who would that be? I am talking about Elon Musk. Elon Musk can be seen as one of the most influential persons of the 21st century when it comes to tech, cars and renewable/sustainable energy usage. But… I don’t really know him. Well, then let me start of with a little bit of history. Elon Reeve Musk, who is born on the…

My last prediction

For my last blog I want to make another prediction, with the simple reason that I came up with multiple predictions while preparing my presentation. With all this talk about video games and specifically about gender in video games I became curious about the future of gender representation in video games in particular. Battlefield is adding women and the Sims is making…