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.
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.
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.
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».
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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Edy Portmann is Swiss Post Professor of Informatics at the Human-IST Institute of the University of Fribourg. His transdisciplinary research focuses on cognitive computing and its application to cities. After an apprenticeship as an electrician, he studied information systems, business as well as economics and, later, got a doctorate in computer science.
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.
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. Usually it [...]
Reinhard Riedl, MEng PhD, is a mathematician who focuses on transdisciplinary research combining computer science, business administration, law, political science, economics, psychology, sociology, and ethnology.
Fridel Rickenbacher ist Mitbegründer, DPO CISO und Verwaltungsrat der MIT-GROUP für «Empowering for the 4th Industrial Revolution». Redaktion SwissICT.ch und Experten-Gruppen in den Bereichen CyberSecurity, Privacy, Auditing, Information Ethics, digitale Gesellschaft u.a.
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. As we approach this year’s edition which will be held in November, we invite you to revive last year’s summit which theme was Digital transformation in economy and society. Here is Part 1 of this videos series : you will hear Prof Joachim Buhmann Professor of Computer Science, from ETH Zurich on “Machine Learning – a Paradigm Shift in Human Thought!?”. Video credits: 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.