Competitive online gaming has grown in recent decades from a niche hobby to a multi-billion dollar industry of global size. This growth is accompanied by challenges in areas such as E-sports culture, tournaments, diversity and player identification. NEN is investigating whether Dutch stakeholders are interested in standardization in the field of online gaming and E-sports, or whether they want to join the development of normative documents.
'Infocalypse' on the way: in conversation with Nina Schick, Anita van Rootselaar, Rudy Bouma and Paul Tang
Amsterdam, May 31, 2021 – Fake news, deepfakes and cheapfakes: experts foresee the arrival of a so-called 'infocalypse', a situation in which no one knows anymore what reliable and manipulated information is. How do you make that distinction clear in the digital world? What responsibility do the large tech companies that shape the playing field bear? De Balie program maker Tim Wagemakers talks about this with Anita van Rootselaar, Nina Schick, Rudy Bouma and Paul Tang. Due to personal circumstances, the program was moved to Friday, July 2 at 20:00.
Last year was one of extremes. Since March 2020, the world economy has been turned upside down. Core healthy businesses have collapsed, while other small businesses - manufacturers of mouth masks, to name but a few - have experienced massive growth. For the latter group, this leads to a frequently heard follow-up question: what are good investments now, in these still economically unstable times?
Amsterdam, April 27, 2021 - Adobe today kicks off Adobe Summit 2021, the world's largest virtual event dedicated to digital experiences. During the first session of the Summit, Adobe introduced several innovations for Adobe Experience Cloud. New applications such as Adobe Journey Optimizer and Adobe Customer Journey Analytics, a Real-time Customer Data Platform (CDP) and new possibilities for real-time personalization were reviewed. In addition, Adobe announced new content and commerce options, including a strategic partnership with FedEx.
Guest blog by Sylvan from PRLab The corona crisis has shaken our view of the world and companies have had to adapt quickly to the new normal to survive. Over the past year, we've seen companies and startups around the world use this adaptability as one of the most relevant and important business attributes to ultimately achieve their business goals most effectively.