Early Stage Researchers Colloquium 2015
We are are pleased to announce our fourth annual ESRC on September 24th. The colloquium wishes once again to gather early stage researchers from all disciplines in order to provide a stage for new perspectives in the field of internet research. We cordially invite you to join us in the discussions.
Digitaler Salon: Virtual Past
How do digital tools change the way we represent and how we interact with history. Digitaler Salon travels to the past this time – virtually. We will evaluate the opportunities and challenges of new ways to connect data and represent historical events and memorial sights. Join the discussion on 30.09.2015.
Call for papers: Special issue on ‘Big data: big power shifts?’
Big Data is everwhere. Its impact on societies, politics and markets is yet unclear. The Internet Policy Review is looking for contributions for its special edition on how power relations are affected in the «Big Data society». Deadline for abstract submissions is 20 October.
Media Communication between Complexity and Simplification
What is the digital future of media communication? HIIG organizes on behalf of the German Communication Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft) this year’s conference scheduled for 5 to 7 November. The conference starts with evening lectures hosted by the British Embassy in Berlin. The first speaker is Mike Savage from LSE.
Open Access – But How?
The Open-Access movement has been part of the academic mainstream for long. It seems clear that most would welcome open access to science, but in a next step we need to ask »How does sustainable open access look like?”. On 3 September, the series of events ‘Wikimedia-Salon – das ABC des Freien Wissens’ invited three experts each with a different...
Jurisprudence in the Age of the Internet
The Internet challenges different conventions of scientific work. However, these conventions remain strong, even though they lose their purpose more and more. Therefore, adaptions are needed. Das Internet bietet der Wissenschaft heute zweifelsohne Möglichkeiten der Recherche, der personellen und institutionellen Vernetzung und der Wissensbündelung in bisher ungekanntem Maße. Und doch wirft es im Zuge der alltäglichen wissenschaftlichen Arbeit ganz praktische...
What’s happening with hardware? Three major hardware trends: connectivity, ubiquity, customization
On September 6th I had the great pleasure to moderate a panel discussion on some of the main trends in hardware at this year’s IFA. My guests were Thomas Andrae, Director at 3M New Ventures, Jackson Bond, Head of Product at relayr, Julian Leitloff, Managing Director at Stilnest, Martin Kamprath, Officer Technology Transfer at Helmholtz Association, and Maxima Renz, an...
How do I find the right co-founder?
In the past two years a lot of founders came to the Startup Clinics because they were searching for potential co-founders. As the doctoral researcher in charge of the HR & Culture Clinic, I always met the founders in person and supported them as best I could in the process of finding co-founders. We recently hosted a Startup Clinics Talk about »how...