2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the contribution of information technology to productivity gains during the 1990s and mid-2000s, with insight on future GDP growth rates.
Ten linking “best practices,” with an emphasis on stability and transparency. The goal is to reduce the chance that links will go bad, minimize the work going forward and maximize the utility for users.
2014 review of recent studies and reports on online discrimination and potential downsides of digital marketplaces featuring user profiles and data.
2015 essay on how early adoption of technology can stifle later innovation, by Ethan Zuckerman, director of the Center for Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2013 review of research and article in the journal Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
November 2014 review of recent studies relevant to digital, social and news media, with a focus on advertising and online journalistic practices.
What if gatekeepers of the broadband pipes could provide preferential treatment to customers? A 2013 research roundup sheds light on the net-neutrality policy and legal debates.
2014 study in the journal Environment and Behavior showing how the mere presence of mobile devices can influence the quality of human interactions.
2014 study from Pennsylvania State University published in PLoS One that uses computer-science techniques to estimate the total amount of research knowledge available on the Web.