Fachgruppe Multimedia : Wettbewerb Auszeichnung

Manuela Pfiffner, Studentin an der HTW Chur Abteilung Multimedia Production bei Prof. Ines Jansky, erhielt beim Video-Wettbewerb der beiden Informatik Gesellschaften, GI (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Informatik) und der SI (Schweizer Informatik Gesellschaft) für ihr Video: “BodyPoweredSense” eine Auszeichnung mit entsprechendem Preisgeld.Projektpartner bei diesem Projekt war die ETH Zürich.   Treten Sie unserer […]

Prouesse suisse : Médaille d’or aux Olympiades Internationales d’Informatique

Une première ! Un gymnasien suisse gagne une médaille d’or aux Olympiades Internationales d‘Informatique (IOI). Les IOI de Kazan (Russie) se sont terminées la semaine passée avec à la clé une médaille d’or et une médaille d’argent pour la délégation suisse, qui obtient ainsi le meilleur résultat jamais réalisé. Ils […]

Digital Single Market – Fiction or Vision?

ABSTRACT: The European Union heads for the establishment of a digital single market among its members. This article discusses whether Switzerland should ignore this or look for possibilities that will allow Swiss companies and Swiss citizens to participate in this emerging borderless market. THE SITUATION: The European Union (EU) tries […]

Introducing the Digital Arts SI Special Interest Group

The Digital Arts Special Interest Group focuses on the application of digital technology in the arts and offers insight into current research and innovations in art and technology as well as illustrating resulting synergies during its events, making artists aware of impulses in technology and researchers and developers aware of […]

On Science On Art On Society, A Review

Book Review If the world is to achieve ecological, political and economic sustainability, it is essential to establish a “sustainabity culture.” The urgent need to generate transdisciplinary means to safeguard and facilitate contemporary human creation is a fundamental notion of the art science initiative. The art science text in hand […]

The Digital Art Weeks : A Decade of Accomplishment

INTRODUCTION Zurich and Basel Switzerland, Xian, Shanghai and Bejing China, Vancouver Island, Canada, Singapore, Singapore and Seoul, South Korea are the places in which the Digital Art Weeks Internaional have take place over the past nine years. Each of these have been locations which have provided unique cultural settings as […]

SI News Graphic

Editorial Fall 2016

Dear Members of the SI the „society“ is an important stakeholder to every professional association and in particular to SI, for a variety of reasons: In our information era, the image of something has become a decisive factor of how this something is perceived. Therefore, cultivating the image of Informatics across […]

I-12 Annual Board Meeting

I-12 is a strategic circle comprising professional IT associations across the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland). It represents more than 70’000 IT professionals in Informatics, Information Technology, and applications. This year’s annual board meeting was hosted by the Swiss Informatics Society SI and held at ETH Zürich. Topics considered relevant by I-12 for the future […]

Technology Outlook and Megatrends – A Review

Technology Outlook is an event held annually by the Swiss Informatics Society SI in collaboration with the Austrian Future Network. It is dedicated to society-relevant IT themes and megatrends, and in particular to the opportunities, challenges, and risks to be faced by the future information society. The 2016 issue of […]

Léman Innovation Numérique

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Onlife learning and the role of the stakeholders

In terms of an overview of the book’s contents, in the following pages we argue that the development and widespread use of ICTs are having a radical impact on the human condition. More specifically, we believe (see the Preface that introduces The Manifesto) that ICTs are not mere tools but […]

ICT Promoting Human Development and Environment

The World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) was initiated by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and has been organized by IFIP periodically since 2003 in cooperation with several stakeholders in the host country. So far WITFOR has been held in Lithuania, in 2003; in Botswana, in 2005; in Ethiopia […]