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One Spark - the world's crowdfunding festival

One Spark ist ein weltweites Eventkonzept, welches kreative Menschen aus den Bereichen Kunst, Innovation, Musik, Wissenschaft und Technologie mit den Ressourcen zusammenbringt, die sie zur Realisierung ihrer Ideen benötigen. Seit der Einführung 2013 hat One Spark Millionen an Investitionsmitteln an mehr als 1.500 Projektteilnehmer bereitgestellt. One Spark ist für Künstler, Tüftler, Musiker, Macher und Menschen. Lasst uns gemeinsam Träume zum Leben erwecken.
05/08/2014 - 11:00 to 15:00

Crowdsourcing done right: Basic rules for successful interaction with the crowd

Crowdsourcing is the method of choice for projects which need temporary access to talents, have a low budget or need a big flexibility. But a lot of crowdsourcing projects fail as the projects are simply not following the basic rules of interaction. The key is to understand the management of independent teams.
05/06/2014 - 11:00 to 12:00

Non-aggression as a binding promise in Open Source

For a long time, there has been a kind of informal agreement among large players not to sue Open Source communities. However such norms are difficult to enforce, have repeatedly been violated, and both small companies and Open Source communities have been skeptical about it. Recently, holders of patents and copyright have begun to promise non-aggression in a more binding fashion. Is a pledge of non-aggression becoming a requirement to be a community player in good standing?
05/06/2014 - 12:15 to 12:45

Talk to: Music Pool Berlin

Der Music Pool Berlin ist mit seinem Beratungs-Team auf der re:publica. Am Stand von newthinking geben wir euch gerne einen Einblick in unsere Aktivitäten und stehen auch für spontane Kurzberatungen zur Verfügung. /// The Music Pool Berlin team is available for mini consultations and conversations about the project itself at re:publica.
05/07/2014 - 15:00 to 16:30

Security and Privacy in Private Cloud Environments

Because of privacy issues it, it is necessary to think about hosting your critical applications in your own datacenter or to choose a provider nearby. It is easier than ever to set up a private cloud! Central necessity of a cloud are systems to control the lifecycle of virtual machines and other resources. What is necessary to install a cloud management systems?
05/06/2014 - 13:00 to 14:00

From Shannon to Snowden: the Human Target in Information Theory from the Beginning until Today

There is a surprising continuity in information theory from Claude Shannon and Norbert Wieners theory to fight airplanes in WWII up to inline game advertising with big data analysis by Hadoop and detecting patterns in mass surveillance data. From this point of view event meta data analysis is only a refinement to statistical analysis, a filter to reduce the amount of data making it easier and handier. The speaker is personally involved multiple times, he did his PhD and Diploma thesis with
05/06/2014 - 14:00 to 15:00