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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 


A new paradigm for climate policy

Based on their recent Nature Energy paper, EPG's Tobias Schmidt and Sebastian Sewerin argue in the ETH Zukunftsblog that technological innovation makes political consensus and ambitious climate policy possible. Read more 


Duca, Koch, Nax and Pradelski give talks at the 28th International Conference on Game Theory at Stony Brook (NY, USA) from 17 to 21.07.2017

COSS team members Duca, Koch, Nax and Pradelski will be giving talks at the 28th International Conference on Game Theory (in honor of Pradeep Dubey and Yair Tauman). The conference will be held from July 17 to 21, 2017 at Stony Brook University, USA.      Read more 


Nax and Pradelski speak at Stony Brook University's Workshop on Adaptive Learning in New York (USA) from 14 to 16.07.2017

Heinrich Nax and Bary Pradelski will be speaking at the Workshop on Adaptive Learning: Theory, Data, and Applications, held by the Stony Brook Center for Game Theory. The workshop takes place from July 14 - 16, 2017 in the New Computer Science Building at Stony Brook University. Read more 


Professor Dirk Helbing participates in a conference on Technical Autonomy in Bonn (DE) on 09.06.2017

As part of the "TREE-Konferenz: Technische Autonomie im Diskurs", Professor Dirk Helbing took part in panel discussions on the topic of technical autonomy where intelligent technology replaces people. The conference took place at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg on 09.06.2017. 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 


Caleb Koch won the CSF Award for best presentation

The contribution "Groundwater usage: Game theory and empirics" by Caleb Koch won the CSF award for best presentation. 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 


International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems

The 3rd International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems (DSS 2017) will be held along with the 11th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO). SASO is part of the Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*). Read more 


EPG contributes to Phase II of the Swiss Competence Center for Heat and Electricity Storage research project

The EPG research in this project focuses on assessing energy storage at the socio-economic level. In particular, EPG aims at providing insights into the interaction of policy dynamics with innovation and diffusion of energy storage technologies. The project partners include, among others, the Paul Scherrer Institute and the University of Geneva . 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 


Environmental Research Web and ETH’s Energy Science Center highlight EPG research

EPG recently published a study proposing to combine fossil-fuel subsidy reform with technology policy, which is now featured by the two outlets Read more 


COSS members Duca, Koch and Nax speak at “Human Dimensions of Environmental Risks” Conference of ETH Zurich in Ascona (CH) 21-26.05.2017

Stefano Duca, Caleb M. Koch and Heinrich Nax will be speaking at the International Conference at the Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) of ETH Zurich, Monte Verità, Ascona.The conference is titled Human Dimensions of Environmental Risks and will be taking place from May 21-26, 2017   Read more 


Heinrich Nax gives a talk at Lund University (SWE) on 15.05.2017

Heinrich Nax gave a talk titled "Learning in contests and games of substitutes and complements: theory and evidence" on Monday, 15th  of May, 2017 at 13.15 at Lund University, Sweden.   Read more 


Bike to work

EPG participates in the bike to work challenge! Read more 


Swiss Newspaper «Sonntagszeitung» cites EPG’s Tobias Schmidt in article on energy storage

On Sunday 7 May, the newspaper published an article about the future of energy storage in Switzerland. In two statements Prof. Schmidt highlights the need for a legal definition of energy storage, which is currently lacking in Switzerland. Read more 


EPG at SOLA Stafette 2017

EPG participated at the 45th SOLA Stafette relay run on 06 May 2017 ranking 384th with an overall time of 9 hours and 59 minutes. 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 


Professor Helbing participates in podium discussion in Mannheim (DE) on how digitalization threatens our freedom on 21.06.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be taking part in a podium discussion in German language: "SWR2 Forum: Diktatur 2.0 - Wie die Digitalisierung unsere Freiheit bedroht"  on the 21st  of June, from 18:00 to 19:00 at the Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany. The threat that digitalization poses to freedom and privacy will be discussed. 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 

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