Technology Trends Underlying the Future Development of the Internet - Formation, Characterisation, Impacts and Lock-In
eChallenges e-2009 Conference Proceedings, Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds), IIMC International Information Management Corporation Ltd., 2009
9 Pages Posted: 5 Sep 2012
Date Written: September 5, 2012
This paper presents a framework for analysing the reciprocal impact of technology trends and socioeconomic developments in the future Internet. It analyses the ‘Internet of X’ and its underlying technologies, and draws attention to policy-relevant network effects (structure and behaviour changes) and associated economics mechanisms, especially those relating to lock-in.
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