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The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Silicon Valley has been considered as the model that societies must imitate to succeed in the information age. However, recently another alternative has attracted strong international interest: the ... More


How to Do Desktop ABMS

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter considers desktop tools for agent-based modeling and simulation. Two simple but complete examples, Microsoft Excel agent spreadsheet models, are detailed. General tools such as ... More


The DNA of COINs: Creativity, Collaboration, and Communication

Peter A. Gloor

in Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter uses examples from history to show how creativity, collaboration, and communication — in networks of people — have advanced civilization through to some of the greatest innovations of ... More


Antitrust and IP: 21st Century

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Intellectual property (IP) maintained its predominance over antitrust in the first decade of the 21st century. This chapter starts by looking at Microsoft, the most prominent antitrust case in recent ... More


The Efficiency Paradox

Eleanor M. Fox

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper defines various concepts of efficiency and then demonstrates how conservative economic approaches have led to wrong results in several important cases. It asks: What is efficiency? Can ... More


Comment on Herbert Hovenkamp and the Dominant Firm: The Chicago School Has Made Us Too Cautious About False Positives and the Use of Section 2 of the Sherman Act

Harvey J. Goldschmid

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper observes the absence in recent years of serious enforcement of section 2. With respect to Justice Scalia's extensive comments in the Trinko decision about the value of aggressive behavior ... More


Wrong Turns in Exclusive Dealing Law

Stephen Calkins

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper focuses on case law concerning vertical arrangements and exclusive dealing law. It begins by providing an overview of older Supreme Court case law. It then examines appellate court's ... More


To Turn It On And Have It Play: The MSNBC.com Video Player

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the construction of MSNBC.com's web video player, the primary means by which NBC's cable news and broadcast news programs were made available to users and audiences online. ... More


Why Make When You Can Buy?

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This first section of the book introduces the central issues of contracting out by asking ‘Why make when you can buy?’ This chapter begins by outlining a handful of contracting examples, most of ... More


Administrative Records

Ron Astor and Rami Benbenishty

in Mapping and Monitoring Bullying and Violence: Building a Safe School Climate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190847067
eISBN:
9780197559840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847067.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Schools maintain a variety of records, but these aren’t necessarily analyzed as a source of data for improving school climate. Records of office referrals, ... More


Computational Thinking in Music Courses: How to Get Artsy Types to Start Thinking like Geeks and Vice Versa

Gena R. Greher and Jesse M. Heines

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199826179
eISBN:
9780197563182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199826179.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Audio Processing

When we began to develop our interdisciplinary course in computing+ music, which we call Sound Thinking, we made the deliberate decision that computational thinking ... More


The Filesharing Movement

Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

in Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152661
eISBN:
9780197561904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152661.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Some people change history by accident, and Niklas Zennstrom counts as one of them. This soft-spoken and still largely unknown Swede, described by the ... More


From Microcomputer to Music Computer: The MIDI Perspective

Peter Manning

in Electronic and Computer Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746392
eISBN:
9780199332496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

The early years of the microcomputer were characterized by a proliferation of machine architectures, each associated with a unique set of operating characteristics. As a result, many models enjoyed a ... More


Why Geography Matters

Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

in Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152661
eISBN:
9780197561904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152661.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

A visitor to the dell.com web page finds a message prominently displayed in the upper left-hand corner: “Choose a Country/Region.” The cisco.com page ... More


Military Gametime: History, Narrative, and Temporality in Cinema and Games

Patrick Crogan

in Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653348
eISBN:
9781452946146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653348.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents a comparative analysis of two products of the military-entertainment complex—Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 2: WWII Pacific Theater (2000) and the film Pearl Harbor ... More


Goat Rodeos and the Transformational Organization

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter describes a transformational model of human motivation that defines the “what” of service and selflessness and shows why this management philosophy is critical to the business success of ... More


Meetups: Leveraging the Community

Sharon Zukin

in The Innovation Complex: Cities, Tech, and the New Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190083830
eISBN:
9780190083861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083830.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Culture

New York Tech Meetup emerged in the early 2000s as a formative organization in the city’s innovation ecosystem. Every month, hundreds of mostly young people and a few potential investors come to see ... More


The Microsoft Case: Antitrust, High Technology, and Consumer Welfare

William H. Page and John E. Lopatka

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644639
eISBN:
9780226644653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644653.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In 1998, the United States Department of Justice and state antitrust agencies charged that Microsoft was monopolizing the market for personal computer operating systems. More than ten years later, ... More


The Happiest Plays On Earth: Theme Park Franchising in Disneyland Video Games

Heather Lea Birdsall

in The Franchise Era: Managing Media in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474419222
eISBN:
9781474464802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419222.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Heather Lea Birdsall explores the Disney theme parks as a branded franchise space through a number of its video game appearances, including Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Microsoft Studios, 2011) and ... More


Internationalization

Adrian Mackenzie

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with the brief discussion of a characteristic called the “otherness” side of software and broadly discusses the internationalization or i18n of the software industry across the ... More


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