New study: Collaboration with startups fosters innovative capacity
The collaboration between startups and medium-sized companies promises major advantages for both sides. Furthermore, it contributes to Germany’s innovative capacity. A new HIIG study investigates in a qualitative manner how to encourage more cooperations.
Manuel Castells kicks off new academic lecture series
How is power constituted in the digital society? In his inaugural lecture on 12 December, Manuel Castells will revisit the development of the last 20 years. Our new lecture series „Making sense of the digital society“ brings visionary experts together for sharing their perspectives on digital society.
Now available: HIIG Quarterly
Why did two HIIG researchers sign a letter to Mark Zuckerberg? When is Manuel Castells going to kick off our new lecture series? How does the EU fight cyber crimes, and what was the thing with the “ivory tower” again? Read the October edition of HIIG’s Quarterly!
Digitaler Salon: Hacking the Ivory Tower
How can science have a greater impact on society? And how are science slammers and open access related to this? At the last Digitaler Salon in 2017, we’ll be digging into paywalls and bookshelves. Join us for discussion!
Anonymous comments on the web: The case of 4chan
Throughout the history of literature, various works have been published and written anonymously. On the Internet, “Anonymous” appears to be the most productive of all users. Does the freedom of speech entitle us to anonymously troll strangers – to formulate it in slightly exaggerated terms? To what extent are …
What kind of open access future do we want?
Open access debates are increasingly focused on “how” rather than “why”. Tony Ross-Hellauer and Benedikt Fecher present two possible scenarios for an open access future, consider the relative merits and viability of each, and invite your input to the discussion. Open access (OA) is advocated by science funders, …
The evolution of the open source community and the disruption of the hardware industry
Open source hardware is not merely a buzzword any more. The increase of velocity in building innovative hardware solutions through platforms and their co-creators did not go unnoticed. In fact, open source hardware has moved into the centre of the attention …
Algorithmic Decision Making and Human Rights
Embedded in smart technologies, algorithms are taking decisions on a daily basis. What challenges arise from algorithmic decision making for human rights and for the regulation of artificial intelligence? In this blog article, Wolfgang Schulz and Anne-Kristin Polster document some initial findings which could be observed …
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