27.02.2015 | Talks

Prof. Helbing will give a talk at "Jahrestagung der DPG" in Berlin on 16th March 2015

Topic of the talk which will take place from 09:30–10:00 will be "A Planetary Nervous System to Measure and Understand Our Society". Read more 

24.02.2015 | Talks

Dirk Helbing's talk at the "Law & Robots Workshop" in Basel on 12th March, 2015

Professor Helbing will have a short talk and will take a part during a podium disscusision at the "Law & Robots Workshop" in Basel on March 12, 2015. Read more 

24.02.2015 | Talks

Dirk Helbing keynote speaker at Swiss Thematic Workshop in Brussel on March 4, 2015

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Professor Helbing will be the keynote speaker at the "Swiss Thematic Workshop" in Brussel on 4th March 2015.   Read more 

20.02.2015 | Conferences and Workshops

Upcoming international workshop "Data-driven Self-regulating Systems" in Rome, Italy.


Evangelos Pournaras and Izabela Moise will organize a Workshop on 24-26 August 2015 in Rome, Italy. Read more 

Recent essays


Big Data, Cloud & Co.: Der Geist ist aus der Flasche

Published in October 2014. Read more 


FuturICT Blog: Genie out of the bottle

An essay published on on October 3, 2014 Read more 

Recent publications

Maximilian Schich, Chaoming Song, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Alexander Mirsky, Mauro Martino, Albert-László Barabási and Dirk Helbing. (2014). A network framework of cultural history. Science 345(6196): 558-562.

Lucas Böttcher, Olivia Woolley-Meza, Nuno A.M. Araujo, Hans J. Herrmann and Dirk Helbing. (2014). Disease-Induced Resource Constraints Can Trigger Explosive Pandemics. SSRN.

Roman Mani, Lucas Böttcher, Hans J. Herrman and Dirk Helbing. (2014). Extreme power law in a driven many-particle system without treshold dynamics. Physical Review E 90: 042201.

Media Responses


EU Horizon Magazine: Open data could turn Europe’s digital desert into a digital rainforest

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The interview with Professor Dirk Helbing has been published in "HORIZON - The EU Research & Innovation Magazine" on February 2nd, 2015. Read more 

26.01.2015 "2015: What do you think about machines that think?"

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Dirk Helbing answers the annual question of the digital magazine Edge.   Read more 


AOL News: Far less skilled, educated immigrants are coming to America since 9/11

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The AOL News reacted on December 3, 2014 to our article "Migration of Professionals to the U.S" Read more 

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