In the scope of the IT Fire Initiative, SI publishes portraits of women in IT from June to December 2021. SI has been looking for female role models and found many women who have made their way into IT even if IT is still a men’s world.
Web Conferencing 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.
As the SI’s specialist group “Informatics and Society“, we recommend banning facial recognition with the potential for mass surveillance in public spaces. Not only because of the known and in many places described shortcomings of the technology (discrimination, false recognition), but especially because of the inhibiting effects on democratic processes [...]
Der Chaos Computer Club (CCC) hat zehn Kriterien zur Beurteilung von Contact Tracing Apps vorgelegt. Sechs dieser Kriterien werden von der SwissCovid App erfüllt, vier werden teilweise erfüllt. Die Grafik fasst die Bewertung anhand der CCC-Kriterien zusammen. Sie zeigt, dass sich die Entwickler der App erfolgreich Mühe gegeben haben, die [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Quick wins, substantial wins, and big wins in big data and AI deployment follow different patterns of identification and implementation. Knowing these patterns makes it easier to perform a proper expectation management. Quick wins Quick wins with big data and/or AI re not as quick as people expect. [...]
The Swiss Digital Summit was created with the goal of informing the public of trends and new achievements in IT. Researchers from all over the world present their research in a language to be understood by the public in general, while keeping the scientific depth at the highest academic level. The next edition of this event rebranded as Swiss IT Congress (SITC 2022) will be held on the 10th of March 2022 in Fribourg on the theme of “IT Education in Switzerland”.
We invite you to revive last year’s summit which main theme was Digital transformation in economy and society. Here is Part 5 of this video series : you will hear the presentation of Prof Haya Shulman, Director Cybersecurity and Analytics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT in Darmstadt & Scientific Leader of the Fraunhofer Project Center for Cybersecurity at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel „Who owns that digital resource? On the security of ownership validation in the Internet”. Video credits: Mr. Fredy Schwyter.
The acronym NTF stands for non-fungible token is one that is crossing boundaries in the digital world. Although, NFTs can be used to represent many items, but it was its novel application in the digital arts and the resultant high-profile sales on cryptocurrency marketplace that have given acronym a headline status.