Scare off the monster behind the curtain: Big Tech’s monopoly

This post is about the omnipotence of Big Tech. So far, resistance mainly results in regulation of its effects. The core of the problem, the monopoly position of the technology giants, is only marginally touched. What is needed is a strict antitrust policy and a government that once again takes a leading role in setting the technology agenda.

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Better cities: The role of digital technologies

I just started a new series on the site of Amsterdam Smart City. In more than 20 short articles I will deal with the contribution of digital technology to making cities better. Read the prologue here: