2023 - March
A Conversation with Daniel Russo: The future of work for software developers
by Bushra Anjum
Ubiquity's senior editor Dr. Bushra Anjum chats with Daniel Russo, an associate professor at Aalborg University in Copenhagen, about the future of work for software developers. They discuss the longitudinal studies Dr. Russo and his team have performed to monitor software developers' productivity and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, the conversation focuses on what kind of hybrid work environment is a better fit for software developers based on the different institutional, work, and personal preferences.
Digital Economy: The Evolution of the Digital Economy
by Irving Wladawsky-Berger
We are in the early stages of a historical transition from the industrial economy of the past two centuries to a new kind of a 21st century digital economy. This transition is being driven by dramatic advances in digital technologies and the internet over the past two decades, as well as the more recent advances in big data and artificial intelligence. The paper will discuss some of the key technologies that are driving this long-term transformation, including artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, and next generation user interfaces, as well as their potential impact on the economy, society, and our personal lives.