Gabriella Coleman: Weapons of the Geek – 8 May, Berlin
Gabriella Coleman is on of the most (if not the most) prominent anthropologist in the field of hacking culture and digital activism. On 8 May she is holding an open lecture in Berlin. Click here for more infos and registration.
CALL FOR PAPERS – Early Stage Researcher Colloquium 2015
The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society announces the annual colloquium held in Berlin, 24 September 2015. We wish to gather early stage researchers (Ph.D. candidates and post-docs) from all disciplines in order to drive forward the discussion on topics in the field of Internet research. More Infos here.
The Internet as a Challenge for State, Law and Society – Workshop Talks
The colloquium gives an insight the most important fields of law and current legal issues related to the Internet. Selected experts from science and practice will examine the relevant topics from their own perspective. The course is offered as a unit. Click here for registration.
Linked Production Workshops 2015
Linked workflows, new technologies and standards determine the production, archiving and distribution of audiovisual media. Only those who improve their knowledge, use collaborative and networked technologies and deal with the handling of large amounts of data und metadata will remain competitive. To the workshops.
Games Research at HIIG Hits the Road
In recent months, research into innovations in games and gamification has been a focus in our empirical work at the HIIG. In a case study on innovation and imitation in the games sector, we interviewed game designers, developers, graphic artists, producers and lawyers from both small indie teams and big studios. We were interested in how they, in their daily practice,...
New Modes of Being Connected: The Digital Society, A Productive Algorithm
An interview with Florian Süssenguth, Fellow Researcher at the HIIG in 2014. Florian is a PHD candidate at the Institute of Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München. In his doctoral thesis he explores the German discourse on Netzpolitik (net politics and net policy). The interview was conducted by Jeanette Hofmann. Jeanette Hofmann: In 2014 we saw a growing number of references to the digital society....
Collaborations between established companies and startups should benefit both partners
On 21 and 22 January 2015, the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) hosted a congress on «Shaping Germany’s Future Through Projects«organized by the German Association for Project Management (GPM). We, the team of Innovation and Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to conduct a workshop on collaborations between established companies and startups. Together with two Berlin-based startups working in...
The HIIG at GOR 15
Photo: Cornelius Puschmann, Kaja Scheliga, and Isabella Peters (before she and her colleagues won the poster prize) This year, like last year, the HIIG was programme partner for the Internet & Society track at the General Online Research Conference in Cologne. Here are my impressions from the conference. Track B on #GOR15 will be: Internet and Society Thanks to our Programme Partner: |a|hiig_berlin https://t.co/H4FenfkSb3...
- Global Privacy Governance
In the age of the Internet, in the wake of new challenges from increased network connec...
RESEARCH PROJECT OF THE DAY
- Fecher, B. and Friesike, S. and Hebing, M. and Linek...
A Reputation Economy: Results from an Empirical Survey on Academic Data Sharing