The Dutch bestseller list published in the first week of February 2018 contained a new entry on #27: Professor Mayer-Schönberger’s “De Data-Economie” (co-authored with Thomas Ramge, published by Maven Publishing). It’s an impressive achievement for a book about data-rich markets. Congratulations to Maven Publishing!
Invited by the Friends of the Cobbenhagen Lecture to Tilburg University, Professor Mayer-Schönberger addressed a packed room on the imminent changes of our market economy thanks to data, highlighting some of the key themes in his new book, and also took part in a spirited panel discussion with esteemed colleagues and data professionals. Here is a video.
On January 21, 2018 popular weekly talk show “Buitenhof” hosted Professor Mayer-Schönberger and talked with him about his new book “Reinventing Capitalism“. For more than a quarter of an hour, Professor Mayer-Schönberger explained the fundamental changes in our market economy that data will bring about, and why and how the huge data-using digital superstar firms need to be reigned in. Here is a link (talk in English).
Dutch publisher Maven Publishing on January 22 released the Dutch language version of the new book by Professor Mayer-Schönberger and his co-author Thomas Ramge. Titled “De Data Economie” the book is now available in offline and online stores (here is a link). The book has already garnered significant attention by the press, including articles in the NRC, where journalist Wouter van Noort called it “super-interesting” in a Tweet, as well as in FTD, the Dutch Financial Times.