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Internet research in Germany supported by 4.5 Million

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The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is pleased to announce a further donation of 4.5 million euros from GFI gGmbH, the institute’s previous main sponsor. In addition to the continuation of the HIIG’s research programmes, the establishment of an AI & Society Lab is also planned. Berlin, 14. Mai 2019 –…

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How SMEs successfully tackle digitalisation

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A study by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and Sirius Minds analysed how small and medium-sized enterprises tackle the digital transformation. This press release is currently only available in German. Berlin, 28. März 2019 – Ob intelligente Müllentsorgung mittels einer Smartphone-App, der Aufbau einer Internet of Things-Plattform zu Zwecken der…

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Our digital society in 2040

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The essay competition “twentyforty – Utopias for a digital society” invites researchers worldwide to describe their visions of a digital society in 20 years from now.   Berlin, 16 January 2019 – How will we decide, live and love in 2040? How will we shape education and the way we work in the future? The…

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Conference shows potential of European AI research

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Artificial Intelligence will change society worldwide: More than 60 researchers from a European research network show ethical and legal developments with their projects – and how these developments can be influenced. Representatives of the network met at the end of the conference and agreed on closer cooperation and exchange. Berlin, 6 December 2018 – At…

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Artificial Intelligence from a European perspective

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International and interdisciplinary: a network of 26 Internet research institutes is researching the social challenges of digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). At a conference in Haifa, young researchers will present their results on legal and ethical implications of AI and the ongoing work of the network will be discussed. Berlin, 28 November 2017…

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