Innovación y financiamiento estatal

“Toda tecnología que hace que smart a un Iphone, ha sido financiada por un gobierno (internet, GPS, pantalla touch-screen, SIRI)”. Mariana Mazzucato. Leer completo en The Economist: Startup myths and obsessions También: Cómo el estado dirige la innovación: Libro The Entrepeneurial State (descarga libre gracias a una licencia Creative Commons)

TIC para el desarrollo y la regla del 95:5

“Should we have a “95:5 rule” for ICTs and development? Typical consumption-related uses of ICTs touch 95% of people but make only a 5% difference to their livelihoods. This covers “intensive” application of ICTs: their use to intensify an existing livelihood. Examples include use of mobiles to bring market information to farmers; access to e-government …