On June 2, 2017, we got an awesome guest speaker at our HackerTalk - Aubrey de Grey, the Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder of the SENS Research Foundation. The foundation’s stated goal is to transform the way the world researches and treats age-related disease. Aubrey provocatively proposes that the first human beings who will live to 1,000 years old have already been born.
On May 5, 2017, Marco Börries presents his fourth product, NumberFour, or recently branded as enfore. Marco Börries is a German software engineer, a business friend and partner - and passionate entrepreneur! In his talk „Make small business work in a complex world“, he gives us an insight into his current product, his strategy as well as the architecture and technologies.
SPIEGEL ONLINE compares the top 17 offices worldwide - we are in. According to a study, the productivity of each individual depends on the spatiality of the workplace. Where would you like to work?
Christoph Magnussen and Stefan Richter met for a quick talk about the fear of many companies to utilize their data and the state of security when using cloud. Hope it’s useful to you guys!
Even though machines are taking over more jobs that previously have been executed by humans, this development also bears a lot of opportunities for us, because we are still a valuable workforce. Nevertheless, the population declines and becomes increasingly older and many exciting jobs still remain that only someone made out of flesh and blood can do best. At the same time, the human workforce is decreasing. This is where intelligent machines can steer demographic changes towards our benefit. Claudia’s article explains why we should embrace the opportunities created by the Second Machine Age.
From November, 25 to 27, 2016 the third Robotic Hamburg Open Workshop (RoHOW) will be held at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH). The RoHOW is an educational and networking event of students of the Universität Hamburg and the TUHH with students and scientists from all over the world that are active in research on humanoid robots. Teams of the standard platform and Humanoid Kid Size League are invited to present their work. RoHOW is organized by students from the RoboCup teams of the Universität Hamburg and the TUHH. freiheit.com is proud to support the open workshop!
On October 26, 2016, we hang out with these cool, young mathematicians from Lothar Collatz School for Computing in Science, which promotes computational education & research at the interface of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences. It is a pleasure having you, thank you for visiting us!
Claudia Dietze - columnist for the online magazine SAAL ZWEI - writes exclusively about topics that move her in her daily life as top executive. Today: Man muss kein Programmierer sein, um Software zu entwickeln.
Not so long ago, not many job positions were offered for non-engineers in the digital industry. This has changed immensely. More and more jobs are created, where even a university degree in archaeology, history, or philosophy will take you a long way in the digital industry. Here, it is more important to understand different things in context and to question them. The second machine age will not only wipe out jobs but it will bring forth many and entirely new jobs. Nevertheless - and this may be the bad news for people with an educational background in humanities - at the same time, it won’t hurt if one is good in mathematics …