September 24, 2012
September 18, 2012 could become an important date in the history of Finnish politics and a moment to remember in the history of direct democracy electronic world. The National Security Authority has in fact officially announced that Open Ministry is in possession of all the necessary requirements to ensure secure and the unique "online identity" of its users. This means that the first online platform for 'open crowdsourced lawmaking".
Una piattaforma per proporre leggi in crowdsourcing - Wired.it
September 04, 2012
Starting on Tuesday, Facebook will offer users in the UK aged 18 and over the opportunity to play online bingo for cash prizes. Slot machine games will be added in the coming weeks.
Facebook ventures into online gambling - FT.com
September 02, 2012
Tutto questo è un'illusione. 'Convenienza' è una scorciatoia per la tradizione, in quanto siamo ancora condizionati a pensare che la norma per lo shopping è un negozio del mondo reale.
Retailing is like a good game of poker. It’s based on a number of bets backed by some really good bluffs. Let me elaborate a little. Any bricks and mortar store stakes its very existence upon the fragile tripod of convenience, the tactile experience and the ability to offer instant gratification to its customers. You can, usually, walk out with your purchase within minutes of walking in, handling the merchandise and paying for it.
All of this is an illusion. ‘Convenience’ is shorthand for tradition, as we are still conditioned to thinking that the norm for shopping is a real world shop.
Digital Convergence, Retail Imperatives and the Social Customer: Amazon has a history of disrupting every retail industry that does not understand its own strengths.
"Building Better Cities Together" is the title of the international meeting organized by the city of Barcelona, GDF Suez and Cisco, which was attended by representatives from more than 30 cities, a number of organizations and universities, held to launch and share criteria for the construction of city Protocol: a first certification system for the smart city, which can be adopted by any city in the world.
City Protocol, le smart city saranno certificate | GreenBusiness