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encore

encore is an annual research magazine on internet and society research, published by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). The magazine features a number of selected articles on relevant topics from throughout the year. Additionally, representatives from science, business and politics share their perspectives on questions around internet and society. encore is completed by HIIG’s annual research report.

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MAGAZINE ON INTERNET AND SOCIETY RESEARCH | VOLUME 2018

  • Articles about Knowledge transfer, Big Data and Nudging, Copyright, Science Policy, Open Access publications, Content Moderation in Social Networks
  • Interviews: Chelsea Manning, Gerard Meijer und Nick Fowler, Hans Block, Marianne Franklin, Florian Irgmaier

RESEARCH REPORT | VOLUME 2018

  • Annual Research Report of the HIIG
  • Abstracts: Hannfried Leisterer, Markus Oermann
  • List of publications and monitoring of research activities

Download: Magazine Research Report

MAGAZINE ON INTERNET AND SOCIETY RESEARCH | VOLUME 2017

  • Articles about Metaphors shaping society, Artifical intelligence, Fake news and Hate speech, Open-Access infrastructures, Copyright law, Internet Infrastructures, Cybersecurity
  • Interviews: Manuel Castells, Aljoscha Burchardt, Wolfgang Gründinger, Tom Dobber und Natali Helberger, Shermin Voshmgir

RESEARCH REPORT | VOLUME 2017

  • Annual Research Report of the HIIG
  • Events: Game Jam, NYU Conference, lecture series, NoC EU Hub
  • Abstracts: Martina Dopfer, Benedikt Fecher, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Adrian Haase, Rebecca Kahn, Urs Kind, Sebastian Leuschner, Henrike Maier, Jörg Pohle, Robin Tech and Theresa Züger
  • List of publications and monitoring of research activities

Download: Magazine       Research Report

VOLUME 2016

  • Articles about scientific topics: memes and copyright, Big Data and journalism, Twitter and Brexit, Europe’s digital sovereignty
  • Abstracts of doctoral dissertations by Julian Staben, Martin Wrobel and Christian Katzenbach
  • Interviews: Scientist Jose van Dijck, entrepreneur Maximilian Viessmann, politician Jan-Philipp Albrecht, re:publica founder Andreas Gebhardt and HIIG-research director Jeanette Hofmann
  • Events: Long night of the sciences, Lecture series on Big Data, Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

Download: encore 2016

encore cover 2015VOLUME 2015

  • Articles about scientific topics: digital civil disobedience, internet censorship in Africa, the right to be forgotten, user innovation in the energy market
  • Interviews: politician Thomas Gambke and lobbyist Andreas Rade; politician Julia Reda; journalist Matthias Spielkamp
  • Events: Gikii conference in Berlin, travel report from the digital eco system in Chile, Lunch Talk with Peter Thiel

Download: encore 2015

encore cover 2014VOLUME 2014

  • Articles about scientific topics: hacktivism, imitation und innovation in the games sector, path dependency in scientific publishing, financing hardware startupsInterviews: former HIIG fellow Florian Süssenguth, scientist Dame Wendy Hall
  • Events: workshops on privacy and mass surveillance, symposium Internet Governance

Download: encore 2014

encore cover 2013VOLUME 2013

  • Articles about scientific topics: knowledge society, open hardware, the internet’s infrastructure, open government und open science
  • Interview: blogger and activist Cory Doctorow
  • Events: Startup Clinics, Burgerbeteiligung, workshop on the future of audio-visual formats, talk about risks and opportunities of social participation, interdisciplinary seminar Everything is a remix

Download: encore 2013

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The HIIG researches the development of the internet from a societal perspective with the aim to better understand the digitalisation of all spheres of life.

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