[RSVP] Launch: The Next Digital Decade – Policy Approaches from Asia (September 23 & 30)

We invite you to attend two launch events on 23 September and 30 September 2021 held on Zoom at 10:00 CET/13:30 IST/ 16:00 SGT. Both events will include a formal introduction to the volume, remarks from several authors of the case studies, and a panel discussion. On 23 September we host a moderated discussion with:[…]

Spotlight: Helani Galpaya on barriers to participation and exercising choice in the Global South

Helani Galpaya (CEO, LIRNEasia) on barriers to participation and exercising choice in the Global South, and on market dynamics, points of friction between device manufacturers and users, and policy responses. Helani was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June 9.[…]

Spotlight: Nighat Dad on bringing local contexts in policy and product design

Nighat Dad on bringing local contexts into policy and product design and on platforms negotiating between the global and the local. Nighat was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June 9. Through a new program on Platform Futures, the Digital[…]

Spotlight: Yong Lim on platform competition & entry barriers and tools to help small players

Yong Lim (Co-Director, Seoul National University AI Policy Initiative) on the factors that boost or inhibit competition within and between platforms and entry barriers and tools to help smaller players. Yong Lim was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June[…]

Spotlight: King-Wa Fu on platforms and protests in Hong Kong

Dr. King-wa Fu (Associate Professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of The University of Hong Kong) on the use of platforms for anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. King-wa was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June[…]

Dr Graham Greenleaf AM on Australia’s platform regulations and data protection laws

Dr Graham Greenleaf AM Professor of Law & Information Systems at UNSW Australia and Co-Founder, AustLII, on Australia’s platform regulations and data protection laws, data protection trends in Asia, and the future of the Internet. Through a new program on Platform Futures, the Digital Asia Hub convenes a network of academics and experts studying multiple[…]

Spotlight: Bishakha Datta on hierarchy of platform aesthetics

Bishakha Datta, executive director, Point of View, shares a gendered perspective on platforms and how the hierarchy of platform aesthetics affects marginalized communities in India. Bishaka was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June 9. Through a new program on[…]

Spotlight: Julian Thomas shares a historical perspective on platforms

Julian Thomas, Distinguished Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), shares a historical perspective on platforms and why it is important towards understanding their influence in society and markets today. Julian was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on[…]

Spotlight: Siddharth Narrain on platforms and content moderation

Siddharth Narrain (University of New South Wales) on platforms and the challenge of content moderation. Siddharth was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June 9.   Through a new program on Platform Futures, the Digital Asia Hub convenes a network[…]

Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific region

A discussion on Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region was organised on June 9, 2021 featuring five speakers from our Platform Futures Expert Network and one invited guest. Watch the full discussion here and scroll down for highlights. Speakers Through a new program on Platform Futures, the Digital Asia Hub convenes a[…]