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From disinformation to hate speech: Platform Governance Archive reveals how social platforms regulate our communication

The Platform Governance Archive (PGA) has released a systematic collection of the corporate policies of major social media platforms.

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The responsibility of science: Experts encourage proactive use of ChatGPT with new ethical standards

A Delphi study explores how big language models like ChatGPT could change the science system.

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Democracy on the internet: Platform councils as an advisory tool for social media

A research team has released policy recommendations for creating independent bodies to monitor social media platforms.

Empowerment, fairness and visibility: Tackling gender issues in tech and AI

The Women* in Tech research team is developing strategies to address the structural and systemic discrimination of women*.

Du siehst eine Sammlung von alten Stadtkarten. Sie stehen sinnbildlich für die unterschiedlichen Wege zur Impelmentierung von Bildungstechnologie. You see a collection of old city maps. They are emblematic of the different ways of implementing educational technology.

Organising digital change at the university: new field guide for implementing educational technology

Educational technology plays a critical role in transforming lecture halls. The guide provides recommendations for implementing digital change.

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When does an AI serve the public interest? New platform shows global projects and criteria

With the interface, we are taking a pioneering step towards establishing a global community for artificial intelligence (AI) in the public interest.

Public discussion: The future of online platform labour in Kenya

The SET project discusses with local stakeholders the challenges and opportunities for a sustainable and inclusive Kenyan gig economy.

Digital Futures: A New Toolbox for Learning in Schools and Universities

Our OER-toolbox addresses questions about possible futures in our digital world and can be used in teaching units, seminars and workshops.

Bundling local knowledge globally: Launch of an international research project on sustainable digitalisation

The research project “Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Global Digitalisation (SET)” of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) develops international approaches to regulate online platform work and deal with climate issues in the digital economy.

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Cross-cultural Visions of Artificial Intelligence: Japanese-German Conference in Berlin

From 11 to 13 May 2022, the international conference “Artificial Intelligence and the Human: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Science and Fiction” will take place in Berlin.


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