Understanding Platform Governance
More and more people and institutions communicate via Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and co. The rules of platforms for sorting and blocking, for liking and sharing determine whose voices get heard, how content is being framed and who gets access to which data.
HIIG research magazine: encore 2016
The latest edition of encore is hot off the press. We are glad to be able to share so many exciting findings and insights with you! Immerse yourself in the day-to-day working life of HIIG, read entertaining yet sophisticated interviews and celebrate 5 years of exploring the internet and society with us.
Digitaler Salon: Make Fakten relevant again
Make facts relevant again. We’ll figure out whether emotions have replaced reason and how enlightened citizens can oppose populism. How can we save democracy in times of newsbots, fear and filter bubbles? The next Digitaler Salon takes place at HIIG on 22 February. Join us for discussion!
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?
The pain will pass, yet, the title might stay. Part 2
A year ago I sat down and tried to look at my life as a PhD student like a theater play. By taking a somewhat ironic meta-perspective, I attempted to describe the ups and downs I had experienced while coming up with the topic, focus, and relevance of my paper-based doctoral dissertation. Now, one year later, I will do the …
Social Scientists and Replications: Tell Me What You Really Think!
NOTE: This entry is based on the article, «Perceptions and Practices of Replication by Social and Behavioral Scientists: Making Replications a Mandatory Element of Curricula Would Be Useful«. In times of increasing publication rates and …
Report of the III. interdisciplinary workshop “Privacy, Datenschutz & Surveillance”
This report of the III. interdisciplinary workshop «Privacy, Datenschutz & Surveillance» was written by Jörg Pohle. Bereits zum dritten Mal (Bericht I. Workshop, Bericht II. Workshop) luden Jörg Pohle (Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft …
Deconstructing a verbal sparring match
On 14 April 2016, the plenary session of the European Parliament completed the legislative 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 …
- Kulturelle Bildung mit Apps. Weiterbildungsentwicklung für die digitale Wissenschaft
HIIG IN MEDIA
- Ksoll W., Schildhauer T., Beck A.
Open Data – Wertschöpfung im digitalen Zeitalter