Frank Schipper: Music 2.0: Fast Operas and Virtual Choirs
Music today is deeply affected by infrastructures. Retailers and the music industry feel the heat of new competitors offering free (and paid) listening, such as Grooveshark, Jango, Pandora, Spotify, or Youtube.
The current trend in network-based industries is privatization and liberalization. However, competition in these sectors is never completely open; there are often still elements of monopoly. This situation may stimulate network companies to develop strategic behavior that serves the company's interest but conflicts with public values. more
In the face of European liberalization policy, many utility sectors are now run by private companies. These tend to be interested in public values only if they generate a reasonable profit. So how should we safeguard public values in our privatized transport, telecom and energy sectors? more
On October the 25th, Remco Verzijlbergh defended his dissertation “The Power of Electric Vehicles - Exploring the Value of Flexible Electricity Demand in a Multi-actor Context” and earned his PhD with honors. more
Rijkswaterstaat, ProRail, Alliander, Gasunie, Havenbedrijf Rotterdam and TU Delft have formally enounced the intention to start a new research initiative. During the 'Innovatie-Estafette', on the 12th of November in de RAI, these partners signed a declaration of intend. more
The next MOOC of the TU Delft is going to address Next Generation Infrastructures and will start in April 2014. more