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.
Infrastructures such as telecommunications, energy and transportation are becoming increasingly dependent on each other, especially through the increased use of information and communication technology (ICT). The consequences of disturbances of the underlying ICT-networks may be serious, as cascading effects may occur. more
The emergence of the Internet as a critical infrastructure has put increasing pressure on governments to develop interventions to ensure information security. The problem is that there is very little empirical evidence on which to base those interventions. more
On Friday the 14th of June at 10:00 Amineh Ghorbani will be defending her doctoral dissertation “Structuring Socio-technical Complexity- Modelling Agent Systems Using Institutional Analysis”. more
On Tuesday the 25th of June at 11:45 Karin Smits will be defending her doctoral dissertation "Cross Culture Work-Practices of Collaboration in the Panama Canal Expansion Program." 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