New paper: Remix as a form of innovation

The reuse of existing knowledge is an indispensable part of the creation of novel ideas. Our project manager Sascha Friesike is doing research about this common practice known as “remixing”. His results are now available as an open access publication!

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.

Dossier: How metaphors shape the digital society

Cloud, big data, piracy, virus are common terms in the debates about digital technologies. At the same time they are methaphors that originate from other fields than technology. What normative or political baggage do they therefore carry? How does this vocabulary shape the emerging digital society?