Information in evolutionary systems, in social media and in enhanced humans

The Emergent systems, information and society Group organised three workshops at the IS4SI Summit Gothenburg 2017, the biannual conference of the International Society for Information Studies, held from 12 to 16 June 2017. On Monday afternoon Rainer Zimmermann chaired the

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Two years Research Group on systems and informatics

Emergent systems, information and society was founded as Research Group of the Bertalanffy Center, as Arbeitskreis of the Leibniz-Sozietät, and as Special Interest Group of the International Society for the Study of Information in Vienna (IS4SI) two years ago.  See the report

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“The impact of the design of technological systems on power distribution and markets”. A talk by Stefan Blachfellner

Stefan Blachfellner was invited to give a talk on invitation of the Senate for the Economy and the Center for Risk and Crisis Management in Vienna at the symposium “Cyber-Democracy, Cyber-Development and Cyber-Defence” on May 17th, 2017, in the Vienna

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Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics II

During May 2017 the second project meeting took place in Vienna. Besides Tomáš Sigmund and Wolfgang Hofkirchner, the following researchers participated: Annette Grathoff, Renate Quehenberger, Stefan Strauß, Liang Wang and Tianqi Wu. Privacy dominated the list of topics. Sigmund explored

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Populism in the perspective of information processes

On Thursday and Friday before Easter the Bertalanffy Center hosted members and guests of the international group on Emergent Systems, Information and Society. The event was a preparatory meeting for the three sections the group has been organising for the

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May 30th 2017. Book Launch! Social Morphogenesis: Five Years of Inquiring Into Social Change

We are pleased to announce the presentation of the Springer book series “Social Morphogenesis” on May 30th 2017 at the the British Library in London. The Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) carried out five workshops of experts from different fields

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ISSS2017 Vienna! Early Bird Registration & Call for Papers!

ISSS2017 VIENNA is ready to start! Date: 9th to 14th July 2017 Venue: Vienna University of Economics and Business The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) invites you to the 61st Annual World Conference in Vienna in cooperation with

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BCSSS Member Yagmur Denizhan visits Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.

In April 2017 BCSSS Member Yagmur Denizhan is invited by the International Center for Philosophy of Information, School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. Denizhan is Professor at the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Bogazici

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