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For the next weeks and months, Jing Zeng from the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, and Dr. Cédric Courtois will be part of our postdoctoral network 'Algorithmed Public Spheres' and will contribute to the team with their research.
Maris Männiste and Dr. Cristiano Ferri joined the postdoctoral research group "Algorithmed Public Spheres“, led by Dr. Cornelius Puschmann, in April 2019.
In the picture from left to right: Dr. Cristiano Ferri, Dr. Jonathon Hutchinson, Dr. Cornelius Puschmann, Dr. Felix Victor M&uum...
Schmidt, J.-H. (2015): Linked. Vom Individuum zur Netzgemeinschaft [Linked. From the Individual to the Network Society]. In: C. Stiegler, P. Breitenbach, T. Zorbach (eds.), New Media Culture. Mediale Phänomene der Netzkultur. [New Media Culture. Media Phenomena of the Network Culture]. Bie...
"Entangled Media Research. Transnationale Forschungskooperation. Herausforderung und Chancen [Entangled Media Research. Transnational Research Co-operation. Challenges and Opportunities]", presentation by H.-U. Wagner at the workshop of the „Baltic Science Networks“ at the BWFG...
"Media and Migration in the Baltic Sea Region", kickoff workshop of the project of the same name at the Hans-Bredow-Institut on 18/19 April in Hamburg.
A new era in human society is beginning with digital media. While language, writing and book printing had been the hallmarks of this era, machines are now taking part in communication for the first time. Will society in the future be decisively determined by networks and artificial intelligences? At...
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