Category Archives: Rafael Maranon

The Growth of The Internet of Things (IoT) in Spain

Spain has been a test case in Europe for whether austerity and structural overhauls can save its fiscally weak economies.  A direct consequence of austerity programs is the use of smart technologies to simplify process and drastically reduce operational expenses. This motivated … Continue reading

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20 Lessons in Social Media from MIT

Yesterday we finalized a MIT course ESD.942 Social Media: Trust, Information Seeking & Systems Innovation in the Digital Age. During past 2 weeks Joseph Coughlin, Azamat Abdymomunov and myself have been teaching during 20 hours at MIT an introduction to … Continue reading

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The Dynamics of Circular Migration in Southern Europe: An Example of Social Innovation

This case of study about the management of seasonal labor migration in Southern Europe was prepared by Rafael Marañón-Abreu, Estrella Gualda Caballero and Ricardo Valerdi. The paper was submitted for the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change in the special … Continue reading

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