Big Data for Health. Who benefits?
Hardly any other area is polarised as much as the health sector about the use of big data. For the second event in the series: «Big data: big power shifts?» eminent experts in the field will discuss on 10 February: Who eventually benefits from big data? Want to take part in the discussion? Then sign up here.
First DFG-Project at HIIG: Product Development for Everyone
The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is a project partner of a newly initiated joint project at the Technical University Berlin. The project is financed by the German and French national research foundations DFG and ANR and focusses on Open Source product development.
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Digitaler Salon: Dem Hölderlin sein Hashtag.
Are algorithms the new authors of a highly calculated literature in the digital age? How can the internet help us to redefine storytelling and writing? Discuss with us Hashtag Hölderlin at our first #DigSal in 2016 in Ocelot Bookstore in Berlin.
Digital Sovereignty – a prospect.
A specter is haunting Europe–the specter of digital sovereignty. Resulting from the 2013 revelation of massive U.S. driven data surveillance European policy-makers as well as stakeholders from EU member states have urged to take action strengthening data security and data protection targeting European or even national self-determination. Going along with this process the word of digital sovereignty has spread both...
EU-US Privacy Shield
The European Commission announced on February 2, 2016 that it had agreed a new framework with the US for data flows between Europe and the US. The new framework, christened »EU-US Privacy Shield”, would replace the former Safe Harbor agreement, which was invalidated by the European Court of Justice in 2015, and allow a mechanism for companies to legally transfer...
Die Balance zwischen Produktentwicklung, Wachstum und Mitarbeitermotivation in Startups
Employee satisfaction and engagement are widely acknowledged as primary drivers of a firm’s productivity and innovativeness. This is particularly true for startups – a young, fast growing and innovative breed of firms that face a great deal of uncertainty. Startups typically do not have the resources to pay their employees competitive wages and to provide long-term employment security. Despite the...
A call for more data-driven acceleration
This blog post is a call for accelerator programs to be more transparent regarding their performance and more rigorous in gathering data on the progress of their startups. Along with research, this can have a significant positive impact on the eco-system as a whole. With the amazing upsurge of such programs over the last years, the benefits of this valuable...
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Stuttgarter Nachrichten.de 03.02.2016
HIIG IN MEDIA
- Grafenstein, M. v. & Schulz W.
The right to be forgotten in data protection law: a search for the concept of...