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20 Minuten: This is how the Swiss live in 2047
Professor Dirk Helbing gives his take on what the future might look like in an article by the Swiss daily newspaper 20 Minuten . Read more
Nature Physics: Minority report
The scientific journal Nature Physics reported on the recent paper by Richard Mann and Dirk Helbing on incentivizing collective intelligence by favouring minority viewpoints. Read more
Bild: Mass Panic - How do I behave correctly?
The German newspaper Bild published an article on how one should behave in case of mass panic, such as that due to a terrorist attack. In the article, Professor Helbing gives advice on what to do in such situations. Read more
Blick: Burkhalter mobilized against cyber warriors
The Swiss daily newspaper Blick published an article on the efforts of Switzerland and the Swiss politician Didier Burkhalter towards an international law against cyberwarfare. The article stresses the need for such laws by mentioning Professor Dirk Helbing's opinion on how digital weapons are just as dangerous as any other kind, yet not sufficiently regulated. Read more
The Conversation: A simple reward system could make crowds a whole lot wiser
Richard Mann wrote for the media outlet,The Conversation, an article discussing the work he and Professor Dirk Helbing did in their recent paper "Optimal incentives for collective intelligence", and their proposed incentive scheme that rewards accurate minority predictions. Read more
PC-Welt: Social Bots: This is how users are manipulated in the social networks
PC-Welt magazine, one of the oldest German-language computer magazines, interviewed Professor Dirk Helbing. In the interview, he discussed how fake news, social bots and opinion robots are used to manipulate us through social media. Read more
NZZ: Robots on the way to the executive suites
The prestigious Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) reported on Professor Dirk Helbing's speech at NZZ's "Podium zur Zukunft der Arbeit", or panel on the future of work, in an article covering the event. In the event, questions of how the rapid technological upheavals will fundamentally change the working world of tomorrow and how to adapt to this change were discussed. Read more
Netzwoche: Open data for a smart society
Professor Dirk Helbing and Prasad Pulikal explain to Netzwoche the idea of ETH's Nervousnet project, where ordinary citizens help develop new services by providing the needed data. Read more
Scientific American: Will democracy survive big data and artificial intelligence?
Professor Dirk Helbing co-authored an article in Scientific American discussing the future of democracy, and how the digital revolution will change our world. Read more
Smithsonian.com: How fluid dynamics can help you navigate crowds
The Smithsonian magazine published an article discussing how to navigate safely through a crowd. In the article, Professor Helbing explains how modeling a crowd as interacting particles can give insights into how to keep safe in such situations. Read more