Public lunch talk: Towards P2P online voting protocols
While online services emerge in all areas of life, the voting procedure in many democracies remains paper-based as the security of current online voting technology is highly disputed. We invite you to an open lunch talk with visiting researcher Robert Riemann on July 19!
Coming soon: HIIG Quarterly
What is an elephant doing inside a lab? Which metaphors can teach us something about the digital society? How do political parties deal with questions of the digital age? When does the Gameathon take place? The July edition of »HIIG Quarterly« covers our latest research projects, publications and events in general. Sign …
Blog launch: Elephant in the Lab
Elephant in the Lab targets problems in science. The new blog explicitly adresses »elephants in the lab«, so that scientists can keep up with digital developments and serve as informed partners for society. We’re celebrating its launch at a press event on 11 July:
Fellow programme 2018
In 2018, we once again open our doors for fellow scholars! We are looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds and professional experiences who want to contribute to the range of the institute’s transdisciplinary internet research. We particularly encourage early stage researchers to apply.
Key resource knowledge: learning in a digitalised world
The digitalisation challenges existing paradigms in almost all areas of society. It is not – although often claimed – a force of nature that we have to adapt to. It is rather a process that we can shape. The study “Key resource knowledge: learning in a digitalised world” helps to better understand the …
Innovative and regulated
Telemedius is a law internet project concentrating on questions of the information society. On the first July weekend they held their annual summer conference with the topic: The law of the digital world – between algorithms, autonomous systems and disruption. Die Telemedicus Sommerkonferenz zu neuen technischen Trends …
Sharing – from ploughshares to file sharing and beyond
The metaphor of sharing is central to the workings of social media and indeed to computer-mediated communication in its broadest sense. Online sharing includes posting statuses, photos and videos; it includes tweeting and blogging; it also includes sending information (a file, someone’s contact details) through email or …
The internet was built on trust. But what does it run on?
One of the most noble narratives about the internet is that it is built on trust. This article sets out to check if that saying still holds true. One of the most noble narratives about the internet is that it is built on trust. This refers to the understanding that trust mitigates the basic uncertainties, which the …
- Fehler im System: Zitationskartelle sind ein großes Problem
Berliner Zeitung 10.07.2017
HIIG IN MEDIA
- Djeffal, C.
Book Review: Andrea Bianchi, Daniel Peat and Matthew Windsor (eds). Interpret...