Forschungsinteressen/Research Interests

ICTs and Society, Science of Information, Complexity


curriculum vitae

  • education: political scientist and psychologist (Dr.phil. 1981)
  • venia docendi: technology assessment (2000)
  • professional career: Professor for Internet & Society at the University of Salzburg (Univ.Prof. 2004-2010)
  • appointments: Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (member 2006); International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences (member 2010)
  • engaged with: Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (president 2004); International Society for Information Studies (president 2013-2015)


more than 200. Emergent Information. A Unified Theory of Information Framework. Working on a follow-up book on Critical Information Society Theory


VU Computing and Philosophy, VU Information and Society

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