Understanding the influence of technology on information today: Platforms, networks, aggregators, and distributors.
Understanding the power that technology has today requires us to understand some fundamental concepts. Only then can we discuss the power these platforms and networks have and the disruption they have caused. These concepts include Commoditization, aggregation, distribution, and disruption of information, the rise of Platforms and platform companies, network power, and the difference between startups versus the big five tech companies.
IOP Spring 2018 Resident Fellow Adam Connor