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Digitalization and Digitization

Pleased to share a draft of an article Daniel Kreiss and I are working on for the upcoming International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. We think this compliments some of the great work being done through the Digital Keywords Project—especially Digital and Analog. We would appreciate any comments you care to give!   ‘Digitization’ and ‘digitalization’ are two conceptual terms […]

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The specter of uncertainty

What do Facebook’s less than stellar IPO and Bankia’s downgrade by S&P have in common?  If you’re uncertain, you’re right. Facebook’s IPO was marred by uncertainty.  In the days leading up to its public offering, the talk surrounding Facebook was quite optimistic.  Yet, somehow uncertainty crept in.  My guess is that it had something to do […]

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Infographic: Bytes beat bricks [Fortune]

In my continuing effort to think carefully about the digitization of distribution, Here’s a pretty helpful little bit of infographic frippery, that documents the growth of digital distribution models in relation to the brick and mortar counterparts. Might also be interesting to think about the explosion of “infographics” as a contemporary form of information presentation. […]

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