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.
How do public authorities make laws? Which input is taken into account, and how are different interests weighed against each other? Who has real influence in deciding what a law will look like? It is virtually impossible for outsiders to get an idea of this. 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
Exploring and exhibiting a variety of complex adaptive systems approaches to infrastructure, Next Generation Infrastructures and the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium are bringing together leading scientists, engineers and economists from their programmes to discuss the state-of-the-art in modelling change and adaptation in infrastructure systems. more
Igor Nikolic, Zofia Lukszo and Koen van Dam from the section Energy en Industry from the faculty Technology, Policy and Management at TU Delft recently publiced the book Agent-Based Modelling of Socio-Technical Systems. more