ZHAW digital

ZHAW digital funds seven additional projects as part of the “Digital Futures Fund”

Seven new projects will receive funding in the third and final Digital Futures Fundaward date in 2021. This year, for the first time, the Digital Futures Lab community was involved in the selection process. “We thank our community members for their support and will take the feedback into account when designing the next call”, says Daniel Baumann. Here’s an overview of the new projects Find out more about all projects here. More information

Opening “Nüü” & Swiss Digital Day

10 November, from 4 p.m., Lagerstrasse 45 in Zurich Would we thank a robot if it poured us a beer? There will soon be a space for such and similar questions about digital transformation: the “Nüü”. The opening and the first event will take place on the Swiss Digital Day and will focus on artificial intelligence. More information will soon be available at digital.ch

Privacy statements in fitness apps – the most boring research topic of digitalization?

Every app collects data about its users. Privacy statements indicate whether personal data is passed on to third parties and how long and where it is stored. But does anyone really read that? DIZH Fellow Nico Ebert knows how to get people to read through the boring privacy statements after all.

“We don’t care about your privacy at all” could be written in a privacy statement online and many people would still click “Accept”. Terms and conditions, imprints and privacy statements are important legal components of websites and apps. They inform users about the terms of use, which company or person is responsible, and which of the user data is used for which purposes. You can read all of this – but does anyone ever do that?

“Privacy statements are probably the most boring research topic in the world,” says Dr. Nico Ebert of the ZHAW School of Management and Law. “But I want to show that it’s not as boring as it looks.”

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Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) Innovation Forum “Smart Cities – Brilliant Ideas for Smart Sustainable City Developments” in Winterthur, 3rd September 2021

Participate to the Win.Lab Co-Creation Innovation Workshop and develop wanted Decarbonisation Ideas in a Design Thinking process in Public Private People Partnerships to be posted on the HYPE platform, which might be awarded with Seed Money to further develop the selected Ideas.

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When a discussion leads to developing a software. DIZH Fellowship at the ZHAW

Artificial intelligence that takes care of programming and a book that explores the impact of digitalisation on academic writing. Thanks to the DIZH Fellowships, innovative projects emerge at the ZHAW.

Read here what Christian Rapp and Marcela Ruiz are researching and how the Fellowship is supporting them.

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