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An Information Theoretic Approach to Growth in the Information Age
  • Complex Systems

    Evolution of what?

    Hilbert, M., Oh, P., & Monge, P. (2016). Evolution of what? A network approach for the detection of evolutionary forces. Social Networks, 47, 38–46. Highlights: Evolutionary analysis usually focuses on traits, such as the beak length...
    May 20, 2016 4281 0
  • Big Data

    One-step, two-step, network-step?

    Hilbert, M., Vasquez, J., Halpern, D., Valenzuela, S., & Arriagada, E. (2016). One Step, Two Step, Network Step? Complementary Perspectives on Communication Flows in Twittered Citizen Protests. Social Science Computer Review. Abstract The article analyzes the...
    May 20, 2016 2273 0
  • Complex Systems

    Formal definitions of information and knowledge…

    Hilbert, M. (2016). Formal definitions of information and knowledge and their role in growth through structural change. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. Highlights: Computer science definitions of information and knowledge are applied to economics Shannon entropy...
    May 20, 2016 2360 0
  • ICT for Development

    World Development Report 2016

    World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends Digital technologies have spread rapidly in much of the world.  Digital dividends—that is, the broader development benefits  from using these technologies—have lagged behind. In many  instances, digital technologies have boosted...
    February 25, 2016 4353 0
  • ICT for Development

    The bad news is that the digital access divide is here to stay

    Hilbert, M. (2016). The bad news is that the digital access divide is here to stay: Domestically installed bandwidths among 172 countries for 1986–2014. Telecommunications Policy; Vol 40, issue 6, 567-581.   Highlights • The digital...
    February 24, 2016 3507 0
  • World Info Capacity

    Information in the Biosphere

    Gillings, M. R., Hilbert, M., & Kemp, D. J. (2016). Information in the Biosphere: Biological and Digital Worlds. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31(3), 180–189.  ABSTRACT: Evolution has transformed life through key innovations in information storage...
    February 24, 2016 5321 0
  • ICT for Development

    Interactive Digital Divide animation

      Based on updated data from our global information capacity inventories, the London based outlet SciDev.Net (Science & technology for global development) has elaborated an interactive animation that allows users to explore the evolution of the...
    October 5, 2015 3961 0