The world is facing mounting threats – true crises. They include such major issues as climate change, nuclear arms proliferation, trust in information and communication, and artificial intelligence (AI), one of the latest crises to be portrayed as an existential threat. Each has unique and evolving histories, but I take some solace in that many … Continue reading Governance – the Cross-Cutting Political Crisis
https://policyreview.info/articles/analysis/networked-publics-multi-disciplinary-perspectives-big-policy-issues The editors of the Internet Policy Review are pleased to announce the publication of our newest special issue, bringing together the best policy-oriented papers presented at the 2017 annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) in Tartu, Estonia. The issue – on the broad theme of networked publics – was edited by guest … Continue reading Networked publics: multi-disciplinary perspectives on big policy issues
As an academic, I often meet people with successful careers who are contemplating a return to the classroom, such as to get an advanced degree - writing a thesis for an MA or PhD. For most, it remains a dream – but a colleague of mine – Désirée Miloshevic – who works in the Internet … Continue reading Pursuing a Career and a Higher Degree? Désirée Did
Global debate over alternative approaches to governing the Internet has been wide ranging, but increasingly has pivoted around the wisdom of “multistakeholder governance.” This paper takes controversy around a multistakeholder versus an alternative multilateral approach as a focus for clarifying the changing context and significance of Internet governance. A critical perspective on this debate challenges … Continue reading Multistakeholder or Multilateral Internet Governance?