Digitalisation

How dangerous is digital media for democracy?

Systematic review shows significant impact on factors such as trust, participation, populism, and polarization
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Portrait of Heiko Richter

An interview on the EU's planned Digital Markets Act with competition law specialist Heiko Richter more

We wouldn’t be able to control superintelligent machines

According to theoretical calculations of computer scientists, algorithms cannot contain a harmful artificial intelligence more

Forming beliefs in a world of filter bubbles

Study examines how people deal with diverging information more

When artificial intelligence creates art

A study asks who deserves the most recognition in the process of creating AI art and examines what role the humanization of AI plays in this more

“Digital contact tracing might be our best shot”

In an interview, computer scientist Manuel Cebrian explains why contact tracing of corona infected people needs technical support and why it can work even if not everyone installs a tracing app. more

From clickbait to transparency

Reimagining the online world: Behavioral science perspectives on an alternative Internet more

Critical “Starbleed” vulnerability in FPGA chips

FPGA chips which are used, for example, in cloud data centers and mobile phone base stations have a vulnerable feature more

Due to technical problems unfortunately the CoroNotes app is currently not available.

The CoroNotes app uses anonymous health data for a better understanding of the novel coronavirus more

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How dangerous is digital media for democracy?

Systematic review shows significant impact on factors such as trust, participation, populism, and polarization
  more

We wouldn’t be able to control superintelligent machines

According to theoretical calculations of computer scientists, algorithms cannot contain a harmful artificial intelligence more

Forming beliefs in a world of filter bubbles

Study examines how people deal with diverging information more

When artificial intelligence creates art

A study asks who deserves the most recognition in the process of creating AI art and examines what role the humanization of AI plays in this more

From clickbait to transparency

Reimagining the online world: Behavioral science perspectives on an alternative Internet more

Critical “Starbleed” vulnerability in FPGA chips

FPGA chips which are used, for example, in cloud data centers and mobile phone base stations have a vulnerable feature more

Due to technical problems unfortunately the CoroNotes app is currently not available.

The CoroNotes app uses anonymous health data for a better understanding of the novel coronavirus more

How Germans see personalization of online services

Representative study on attitudes to artificial intelligence and data collection more

Machine learning methods which calculate movements are susceptible to interference more

First international blockchain for science: bloxberg

Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) initiates global research project more

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Portrait of Heiko Richter

An interview on the EU's planned Digital Markets Act with competition law specialist Heiko Richter more

“Digital contact tracing might be our best shot”

In an interview, computer scientist Manuel Cebrian explains why contact tracing of corona infected people needs technical support and why it can work even if not everyone installs a tracing app. more

On the age of computation in the epoch of humankind

We live in a moment of profound transitions, a moment in which the accelerating dynamics of planetary change are becoming ever more perceptible. more

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