Longer and better living through personalised pills and nanorobots? What is the influence of AI on medicine? And what to do with the health related data? Discuss with us on 30 August!
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!
How do we use data purposefully and justly? How should we react to populism and social bots? How can we protect ourselves against cyber attacks? More than ever, the German federal elections will deal with questions of the digital age. Our digital election compass opens up the political parties’ positions on these pressing issues.
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.
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?