With the aim of sharing the latest developments in Orange’s research, the Research Blog lets our researchers have their say. They tell us about their work as well as sharing their visions and convictions regarding the technological disruptions and changes in society that are unfolding. It’s a place to interact with people who are passionate about the future of our digital and human world.
Federating Platforms with Linked Data
What do Blablacar, LaFourchette, AirBnB, Uber, Android, Kindle, Facebook, Wikipedia, (…) have in common? They are prototypal examples of “multi-sided platforms” (MSPs), in a sense that, originally defined by economists, has become widely acknowledged, especially since Jean Tirole, who pioneered research in this domain, was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics, in 2014.Read the article