Job offers at HIIG
The HIIG is looking for support. From now on, we are offering jobs for a PR and scientific communication coordinator, two student assistents in the team Innovation & Entrepreneurship and a project coordinator in the research area of Global Consitutionalism and the Internet. Apply now!
Digitaler Salon: Digital Abstinence
Who stays off the internet and why? Internet is everywhere, but not everyone is using it. Some don’t use it, although it’s everywhere. Others abstain from it exactly because it’s everywhere. Some just take a break from social media, other stay offline involuntarily. Our next #digsal is approaching an endangered species: those who abstain from the internet.
Long Night of the Sciences at HIIG
We are participating for the first time at the Long Night of the Sciences on 11 June and prepared an exciting programme for you: Learn about copycats, memes, digital disobedience and cyber security. Come by to discover how 3D-printing works and test your knowledge about what you can and what you can’t do in the internet.
HIIG-Forschungsmagazin jetzt online: Encore 2015
Yes, it’s reading time again: The HIIG research magazine encore 2015 is out. On its 207 pages, you will find many informative interviews, fun facts and insights from our institute and articles by our researchers that will certainly excite you. Go on a journey of discovery through our old office floors.
Into the hacktivism dark field
In a third study on the phenomenon «hacktivism» the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) was mainly concerned with potential threats posed by «shitstorms» and information campaigns – and thus with generally legitimate expressions of opinion. On May 21, 2016, our doctoral researcher Theres Züger was interviewed by Deutschlrandradio Kultur on her views on the dark field study conducted by the BKA. The entire...
Stepping stones and stumbling blocks – Research on the life cycle of Internet-Startups in Berlin
In our research we have identified the main enabling and hindering factors for internet-enabled startups in Berlin. Deriving from interviews with about 200 startup teams we were able to find factors which seem to play an important fostering and hindering role. The data enables policy makers to guide their decisions and to improve the overall startup community. Das Startup Clinics...
Data Protection fit for the digital Age: Interview with Jan Phillip Albrecht
On April 14, 2016, the Plenum of the European Parliament has completed the legislation process for the General Data Protection Regulation. As rapporteur of the European Parliament, Jan Philipp Albrecht took part in the negotiation with the European Council of Ministers and the European Commission. The documentary «Democracy. Im Rausch der Daten» gives insight into his work in Brussels. In...
Intrapreneurship lessons learned – established companies and spin-offs
Large enterprises lack the ability to create disruptive innovation in grown organizational structures. Therefore, companies establish new spaces for employees with entrepreneurial spirit. This article focuses on opportunities, obstacles and lessons learned gained from corporate spin-offs. Die Innovationskraft und Innovationsfähigkeit großer Konzerne ist derzeit in aller Munde. Man scheint sich darüber einig zu sein, dass inkrementelle Innovationen zwar immer noch...
- Zuckerberg to Meet With Leading Conservatives on Facebook Bias Claims
Internet Policy Review
HIIG IN MEDIA
- Hofmann, J.
Multi-stakeholderism in Internet governance: putting a fiction into practice