Review Mai 2018

Neue Rubrik: Review. Ich will versuchen, hier im Blog halbwegs regelmäßig auf sinnvolle Zeitabstände zurück zu blicken und ein paar Highlights aus der digitalen Welt hervorzuheben. Mai 2018 war natürlich der GDPR / DSGVO Monat. Die Erinnerung an die unsägliche Cookie Richtlinie hat Sascha Lobo wie immer gut beschrieben, und wie sich das jetzt in … Continue reading Review Mai 2018

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“Humans kill more people” is not enough

After Uber's self driving car fatal accident, I want to share three observations - the last being by far most important - that in my opinion are missing or under-valued (besides, which is worrying, compassion for Elaine Herzberg's family and friends). 1) It's not business news When the news broke - see the link to … Continue reading “Humans kill more people” is not enough

Three Strategic Options for Digital Media

After the impact of mobile/social/video and the dominance of algorithmic superplatforms Facebook and Google, it has become obvious that technology will be the single most impactful source of competitive advantage for any digital media company, be it a traditional media outlet or a publishing startup. I see three major strategic options to start out in this field: become a content, a data or a full technology company.

Structure vs. Chaos: Why I am Team Elon and think that AI regulation is absolutely necessary

  In late July there was an open controversy between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg about the impact of AI and if we would need to introduce regulations to it. It culminated in this tweet. Musk calls for heavy AI regulation, while Zuckerberg argued that AI can improve people’s lives in many ways. Although under … Continue reading Structure vs. Chaos: Why I am Team Elon and think that AI regulation is absolutely necessary