Sustainability and the Internet of Things: Problem or Solution?

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Sustainability internet of things free webinar

What’s the link between sustainability and the internet of things? Can new technologies improve the climate, or do they just consume even more of our limited resources? Join us online, on 6.30pm May 27, to learn more about the technology that is shaping our future, and the opportunities and the challenges to achieving a sustainable…

#AIknowher – highlighting women in AI

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AI know her: highlighting women in AI

Women are at the forefront of a new wave of artificial intelligence work and research. To highlight women’s work in this emerging tech, the impactIA foundation has partnered with Women in Digital Switzerland.…

Hackathon, Edit-a-thon and workshops you may be interested in

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Hackathon Wikimedia

January 28 2020 15h, Solothurn Wikipedia workshop at the Solothurner Filmtage, organized by “Who writes his_tory?” Topic: female directors whose oeuvres are featured at the festival. Read more… Future Lounge, Künstlerhaus S11 February 1 2020 11h-17h, Basel Wikipedia–Edit-a-thon at “Bildwechsel Basel“ Topic: improvement of female artist’s biographies. With support of PANCH (Performance Kunstnetzwerk Schweiz). Read…

Crea Digital Day January 14 2020

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Crea Digitasl Day 14.01.2020

Boost your ideas! Every year the program put together by René Engelmann (Crea INSEEC) and Arnaud Gobet (Emakina) delights, entertains and informs. See you there! The speeches are a mix of French and English The program can be found here – just look at the speaker list! Yes, there is Brian Solis, and so many…

Talk Data to Me! Data visualization: A Whistle-Stop Tour of Tableau

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data visualization

Talk Data to Me! A Whistle-Stop Tour of Tableau by Fatima Soomro Lausanne Group November Meetup: Introduction: Using data to drive decisions is no longer a nice-to-have but a fundamental requirement. This is true for organizations of all sizes, as well as individuals. But where do I get started, and how? These are two questions…

How to make women visible on Wikipedia

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Making women visible on Wikipedia. This is the objective of the movement “Women for Wikipedia.” I had the opportunity to attend the meeting on November 7th in the SRF Fernsehstudio in Zürich. It was the first time that I participated in an ‘Editathon.’ Frankly speaking, if I hadn’t just started my new job as Communication…

Powered by Data

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empowerment summit 2019

Does data science make the world a better or worse place? The Empowerment Summit explored this question, aiming to emphasize the good and also exposing details of the bad. It was an exciting conference, from Judith Duportail’s personal journey to uncover the truth about Tinder to the thought-provoking “battle” of privacy vs. personalization. As a…

Web Summit, Lisbon Nov 4-7 2019 Women in Digital Delegation?

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Web Summit Lisbon

Let’s meet at Web Summit 2019! Women in Digital (Geneva) members, Karen Bhavnani and Julia Borkenhagen will be attending. If you are planning to be there, why not get in touch with Karen or Julia to organize getting together.  A short article on the event would be a great blog for your personal space on…

How to spark creativity in complex problem solving

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‘Creativity is an area where humans will continue to outperform AI*’  And yet, how often do we sit looking at a blank page (paper or screen) wondering where to start?   Historically, creative and digital disciplines were considered to use skills from opposite ends of the spectrum. Artists create and design, whilst digital experts structure…