This article focuses on unique design process in regard to training ourselves using visualizations, and on the relation between individual and visualization. The reciprocity of the self-design is a the key concept of personal design, representing the new barrier to overcome. What are the characteristics of a designed object ? How can an object transform itself every day and not becomes obsolete? What about visualization that evolves autonomously as a human being?
ebConferencing kann ein Kernstück einer kollaborativen Lern- und Arbeitskultur sein. Es können sowohl tägliche Meetings und Workshops als auch BrownBag-Sessions, BarCamps, Konferenzen und Pressetermine durchgeführt werden. Die Technologie dazu ist unterdessen massiv einfacher und performanter geworden. Alle WebConferencing-Tools bieten zahlreiche Funktionen für die Feinjustierung der Grundeinstellungen als auch für die eigentliche Durchführung von interaktiven Meetings oder Workshops an.
There are probably not many people who would doubt that we have arrived in an age of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Of course, this opens up many previously untapped opportunities, ranging from production to automated driving and everyday applications. In fact, not only digital assistants such as Google Home, Siri or Alexa, but also many web services and apps, smartphones and home appliances, cleaning robots and even toys already use AI or at least some kind of machine learning.
Spätestens seit Beginn des 21. Jahrhundert erleben die Menschen ihre Welt zunehmend als Zeit tiefgreifender globaler Veränderungen, die das Leben jedes Einzelnen massiv beeinflussen können und deren Tempo immer mehr an Fahrt aufnimmt. Dies zeigt sich nicht zuletzt in der sogenannten «digitalen Transformation».
This article covers present issues around the ICT professions. Paradigms of the past are compared to those emerging at present and the road forward is described as one that involves letting go of former and well supported beliefs and embracing new while at the same time unsure developments in both technology and the industry in terms of implementation of new ideas and how they are managed in team to success. Specific reference is made to the development and future of the Swiss Informatics Society, it being the center of thought and a reference for those who are employed in the field.
Why to teach computer science (informatics) as a mandatory subject in schools? Why is it not sufficient to limit computer science education to specialists developing the information technology? The short [...]
When Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, claimed last year that a college degree would not be necessary to do well in the IT industry, he earned much criticism from the side of academics. However, reading his statement given at the Whitehouse to its full extent reveals another remark that should have created more uproar. There, he also noted that there [...]
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News Digital Heritage SIG In 2018, the Digital Heritage SIG organised an exhibition with the Zurich artist Peter Grenacher focusing on his research with the Ishango Bone, which was presented in the ETH Zurich and seen by several hundreds visitors. In the same vane, the Digital Heritage SIG in collaboration [...]
Arthur Clay is a producer and manager of events for art and the sciences. He is the founder and the director of Digital Art Weeks International and the Virtuale Switzerland. As author, he has published widely on technology and art and has received awards for both.
Covid-19 is strongly entangled with digital transformation, both in positive and negative ways. On the one hand, Covid-19 has boosted online formats in business, healthcare, education and even in government. On the other hand, Covid-19 has highlighted the missing capabilities in inter- and intra-organization information management. Both ICT application areas [...]