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.
Paper published in PLOS ONE
Despite widespread support from policy makers, funding agencies, and scientific journals, academic researchers rarely make their research data available to others. HIIG researchers Benedikt Fecher and Sascha Friesike ask in their paper «What Drives Academic Data Sharing?», which was recently published in peer-reviewed scientific journal PLOS ONE.
Lunch talk with Peter Thiel – Record is online now
PayPal founder, investor and book author Peter Thiel visited us on 21 February. We talked with him about Startups and his new book «Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.» To the video.
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...
Berlin meets Belfast: A Recap of the 5th Global Cybersecurity Technology Research Summit 2015
One week ago, the 5th Global Cybersecurity Technology Research Summit organised by the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) took place. This year’s conference was underpinned by the theme «A Future Legacy» and was tied to Belfast’s heritage as a hub for industry and engineering. Among the more than hundred participants from academia, industry and...
Continuous learning cycles help accelerators, incubators and startups to prosper jointly
In recent years we have seen a notable increase in foundations of acceleration and incubation programs for startups. Especially programs such as Y Combinator or techstars, both based in the US, have gone viral with many seed and early stage startups being supported. As of today a total of 417 startups with 322 still being in business have gone through the techstars program....
Why we need to fundamentally rethink the role of video in online education
By Anna Hansch, Lisa Hillers and Christopher Newman. When the New York Times declared 2012 «the Year of the MOOC«, it seemed that the arrival of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, was set to fundamentally disrupt the higher education landscape. These online courses offered on platforms such as iversity, Coursera or Udacity attract tens of thousands of students from around the...
- Social Media Governance
Blogs, wikis, video platforms and social networks offer users more and more possibiliti...
RESEARCH PROJECT OF THE DAY
- Fecher, B and Friesike, S and Hebing, M and Linek, S...
A Reputation Economy: Results from an Empirical Survey on Academic Data Sharing