Lunch talk with Meropi Tzanetakis
Meropi Tzanetakis takes you on a trip to the «dark» side of the web. How were global markets for drugs able to emerge on the darkweb – irrespective of current drug policy? In what way facilitate technological innovations the increasing availability of psychoactive substances?
Fundamental rights in the digital age
The internet is a space where social relationships are cultivated, business is conducted, new knowledge is created, and all kinds of networks are built. But do fundamental rights exist in this growing digital habit? Should there be a right to internet access or anonymity or even for digital disobedience?
Digitaler Salon: Akademie der Autodidakten
Akademie der Autodidakten. Will online platforms and YouTube channels become tomorrow’s further training centres? To what extent can independently acquired knowledge gain recognition inside a digital working environment? Discuss with us on 25 January 2016 at HIIG!
Lunch talk with Chris Baumann
Can we take a «seamless» flow of data between people and technology for granted? Chris Baumann from University of Stockholm investigates this everyday phenomenon. As our next guest, he will present his case study of digital media players as interoperable systems on the example of Microsoft’s Xbox One.
Startup and tech trends 2017
In this first part of his startup and technology trends 2017 series, HIIG researcher Robin Tech discusses advances in the fields of AI, food delivery, and autonomous vehicles. Continue reading about the technological possibilities and developments that might make our lives better – and that will certainly shape our …
Blockchain technology: From privacy advocacy to supply chains
Originally developed to make cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin possible, Blockchain technology has become a huge phenomenon that attracts both hacktivists and venture capitalists. How do these different groups come together and what are the real-world …
Is this Utopia?
The internet started off as a free uncontrollable space, a place for global knowledge and communication that would transcend class, gender and origin. What is left of these utopian ideas? Right before the 10th edition of re:publica, the Digitaler Salon opened its doors to discuss utopian ideas with Andreas Gebhard, founder …
Why a view is not always a view
To measure the reach of online content on the different existing platforms you need a consistent standard. For example on Facebook three seconds count as a view while on YouTube it’s about 30 seconds. Not only users but also the advertising industry and content producers face difficult problems. They are dependent on the …
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HIIG IN MEDIA
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’Governance by Things’ as a challenge to regulation