Digitisation – some general questions

A presentation under the title ‘Gig Sharing Economy’: Value Chains or Poverty Chains – Challenges posed by Digitisation in the Context of Globalisation is now published. The presentation does not go into much details but aims on ventilating some general issues of a specific strand of digitisation, namely sharing economy, gig and cooperative economy and … Continua a leggere


Talking yesterday in ChangSha about academia, and a life committed to it also in terms of a political obligation, it is today about contributing to the Summit for Global Solidarity you may also see it as real G20-meeting – real as it is reality that we need alternative approaches to the worlds pressing problems and … Continua a leggere

On studying, teaching, responsibility … and a bit on economy and economics

Students at Bangor College China asked me for an interview – some would say it is about god and the world – but that is not really an appropriate wording when it comes to talking with an atheist about studying, teaching and responsibility, is it? It may well be of interests to a wider audience … Continua a leggere

academics making life difficult ?

Making life difficult by complicated, complex thoughts …! – This is the image academics have the bear with quite often – the absent-minded professor is the common proposition. So the scene: Imagine there is a train station, you receive a mail message on the phone and it is important enough to receive immediate attention: you … Continua a leggere