Anthony J. Pennings, PhD

WRITINGS ON DIGITAL STRATEGIES, ICT ECONOMICS, AND GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS

How IT Came to Rule the World-The Information Standard and Other Sovereignties

President Nixon’s decision to close the gold window in 1971 signaled a dramatic shift in the US international financial policy and the future of the world political economy. The move largely meant the end of the containment of international finance set up at the end of World War II. No longer was the US constrained […]

Figuring Criminality in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street

Share Tweet It looks like the new Oliver Stone’s new Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps release date has been postponed until the Fall of 2010. I was meeting with a student today who was doing his Senior Thesis on the wireless industry in the US and we stopped to take a look at the new […]

How IT Came to Rule the World, Digital Monetarism

While the idea of a regime is meant to be fluid, digital monetarism can be given a start date: On August 15, 1971, President Nixon shocked with world with his surprise television announcement that he was “closing the gold window” and no longer honoring the redemption of dollars for gold.

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    Professor and Associate Chair at State University of New York (SUNY) Korea. Recently taught at Hannam University in Daejeon, South Korea. Moved to Austin, Texas in August 2012 to join the Digital Media Management program at St. Edwards University. Spent the previous decade on the faculty at New York University teaching and researching information systems, media economics, and strategic communications.

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