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In recent years, there has been a considerable discussion of transmedia, a term that has become trendy for filmmakers, producers, scholars and people linked to the audiovisual sector. Although there are several different and acceptable definitions and approaches, it is a diverse and multifaceted field, its concept is used indiscriminately more as an ornament in …

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The “Smart City” or “Intelligent Cities” concept has been positioned globally for some years now as the great opportunity to revolutionize sustainable urban development, based on the use of new software and hardware technologies, i.e. the so-called “ICTs”, which seek to improve the quality of life of citizens by boosting the digital economy, placing citizens …

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By: Gabriel E. Levy B. Thanks to the consolidation of the Internet and the so-called information society, millions of digital media, content platforms, web portals and blogs have emerged in the world in the last two decades, causing an oversupply of information, news and content [1]. The same pace at which digital communication projects are …

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By: Gabriel E. Levy B. Until recently, the concepts of interactivity and media were opposite poles; in fact, the theories of communication taught in the faculties defined the receiver as a passive subject who consumed without having any influence on the message [1]. During the last century, the few existing forms of interactivity consisted of …

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One of the most striking features of the Internet is its ability to silently transform various aspects of social, political, cultural and, indeed, economic dynamics. In the midst of the polarization that exists in many parts of the world between those who defend a neo-liberal free market economic model and those who advocate for economic …

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By: Gabriel E. Levy B.www.galevy.com Behind this flashy concept, which for some is odd and for others is trendy, there is an accumulation of processes, phenomena and principles that represent a profound technological, social, economic, political and cultural revolution, which will eventually blur the boundaries between information technology, physics and biology. What is the Fourth …

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In recent years, the term convergence has changed from being a word in the specialized academic jargon to become a concept widely used in the multiple contexts of communications, technology and social life in general. Although “Convergence” has positioned itself as a concept in the global imagination, it is important to identify that it is …

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Big Data is a complex concept of Anglo-Saxon origin widely spread in the information age, which is used to describe a set of information as large and complex that requires specialized computer systems, both software and hardware, for the efficient processing of such data in real time. Big Data systems allow companies to know their …

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Digital Transformation is one of the biggest challenges that today’s societies are forced to assume, implement and promote in a medium term. It is a change that is no longer optional, since it permeates an increasing number of sectors, from the technological, social, economic, political and cultural perspectives. Unlike previous stages of digitalization processes, something …

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Although there are countries in which many of their inhabitants wonder what this thing called Internet is, there are thousands of factories producing technology for “The Internet of Things”, while scientists around the world try to consolidate a new concept: “The Internet of Everything”. “The Internet of Things“, a concept that is increasingly being appropriated …

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