Universities for the Kids of Digital Natives

By | June 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last week Daniela Mathis a journalist from the daily DIE PRESSE asked a couple of interesting questions about the structure and the role of universities in the year 2048. My responses are in this post. Some of my ideas went into a kind of summary article today. Here.

Universitäten im Jahr 2048

By | June 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wer wird an ihnen lehren, welche Voraussetzungen und Kenntnisse werden nötig sein? Die Studierenden an Hochschulen im Jahr 2048 werden die Kinder der ersten Generation der Digital-Natives sein. Sie werden alle nötigen Informationen sofort und zielgerichtet abrufen können. Für die Lehrenden an Hochschulen im Jahr 2048 bedeutet das, dass Moderation, Motivation und Vernetzten die Information und [...]

Crowdfunding and Innovation System Failures

By | June 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

At the EU-SPRI conference in Helsinki today we present a paper that we (Annalena Wiesend and me) have jointly drafted. The investigates how crowdfunding adresses failures in the innovaiton system. Crowdsourcing, that is the crowd as the origin of inspiration for innovation and as the source of novel solutions for given problems, has attracted some scholarly [...]