WSTNet Web Science Summer School 2017 – St Petersburg, Russia

This years’ Web Science Network (WSTNet) Summer School (WWSSS17) is being held from July 1 to July 8, 2017 at St. Petersburg, Russia. Organised by the Web Science Trust and the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, and ITMO University, St Petersburg, the School includes keynotes from: As well …

WebScience@10 Panel Videos

Distinguished panel debates held at WebScience@10 are published today as standalone videos. The panels were recorded as part of our 10th anniversary celebrations held at Norton Rose Fulbright, London on 29 November 2016. Panel 1: Bill Thompson (Chair), Professor Dame Wendy Hall (Web Science Trust), Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt (Open Data …

WebScience@10

Last Tuesday we held WebScience@10 -celebrating 10 years of Web Science. Events were run in Berlin, London and Chicago and streamed live on our global ‘TV channel’. Over 300 delegates from industry, government and academia attended the events in person, with an additional 500 watching online, and many more following the #websci10 …

Web Science Summer School 2016

This years’ Web Science Summer School featured keynotes from WST chair, Jim Hendler, and board member, Noshir Contractor. Hosted by the Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST) at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, the School ran between 30 June and 6 July. A range of tutorials and project work covering Computational Social …

The hi:project webinar

The hi:project webinar The hi:project aims to improve privacy, decentralization, digital inclusion and accessibility, and inculcate a citizen-centric Internet of Things rather than some Skynet dystopia. The team believes it can achieve this by supplanting the user interface (UI) with the human interface (HI). This is a high-level presentation of …