• The Gig Economy Isn’t Just For Startups Anymore

    29 August 2017 Fortune


    Coverage of a new report by Gretta Corporaal and Vili Lehdonvirta on how Fortune 500 companies are turning to online freelancing platforms like Upwork and PeoplePerHour to find designers, marketing staff, IT specialists and other knowledge workers.

  • Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash: what happens now?

    7 August 2017 ITPro


    Two currencies with 50% market share in the same area are less useful than one currency with 100% market share from the point of view of ability to pay, says Vili Lehdonvirta in a comment for ITPro.

  • Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

    2 August 2017 BBC News


    The bitcoin split might make it harder to establish Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash as currencies useful for commerce, says Vili Lehdonvirta, commenting on a story for BBC News.

  • Oxford: Bangladesh second largest source of online workers

    22 July 2017 Dhaka Tribune


    According to a recent study, Bangladesh is the second largest supplier of online labour in the world. The OII's iLabour report analysed data across multiple e-platforms connecting freelancers with employers.

  • Qatar Crisis: Lessons to Learn in the Age of Cyber Attacks

    22 July 2017 Newsweek


    What differentiates the ongoing crisis in Qatar from conventional international crises is the means—the deployment of cyber attacks—and the risk of escalation posed by this new brand of warfare, says Mariarosaria Taddeo.

  • The Bitcoin Paradox

    21 July 2017 Oxford Student


    Bitcoin aims to operate as a decentralised, trustless technology void of central authority, says the OII's Vili Lehdonvirta.

  • India largest provider of ‘online labour’

    20 July 2017 Economic Times


    India is followed by Bangladesh, US, Pakistan, Philippines and the UK in what is being termed "digital gig work" or freelance work offered online. Over half of the online work supplied out of India is dominated by software development and technology.