Category Archives: Network Effect

How resilient is a complex system? Is it near collapse?

Albert-​​László Barabási and his colleagues have published a breakthrough paper in Nature about the first-ever tool they developed to identify whether complex systems—be they technological, ecological, or biological—are in danger of failing. Will they collapse under disconnections/ disruptions, partial failures & … Continue reading

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(NP12) What Drives Broadband Access Demand ? (in the Dutch Language)

On June 11 2015 in Enschede (NL),  during the “NDIX Relations Day”, I presented a short lecture about why we will need 1 / 1 Gig bit/sec network access in offices and at home. The sheets are in the Dutch … Continue reading

Posted in bandwidth, Demand side, European Telcos, Fiber optic cables, Internet success, Network Effect | 1 Comment

(NP9) Engines for the New Power: The Four Network Effects. Van Till’s Law

  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. “Everything wants to be connected“, is the famous ‘Renan Law’ of my friend and colleague Sheldon Renan. But, why does everything in the universe want that? What is this … Continue reading

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