The innovating approach partly explains why the studies at Media City Bergen are among the most popular programs at the University. Suggested Dag Rune Olsen, Rector at the University of Bergen (UiB) as he opened the conference “Innovasjonspedagogikk I Media City Bergen”.Read More
How do readers navigate through news sites? Students at UiB conducted evaluations with biometrical equipment and gained valuable insights into reader behaviour. Access their evaluations of national media such as Aftenposten, VG and NRK in this article.Read More
Did you miss out on Nickolas Diakopoulos seminar on the 29th? And are eager to know more about how algorithms can change the future of journalism, don’t worry we got your back, watch the seminar here.Read More
Curious about AI journalism and the future of media work? Welcome to a seminar with one of the leading experts in the field, Nicholas Diakopoulos.Read More
The fear of a technological take over has made many journalists and media scholars pessimistic about the future of the journalistic profession. ViSmedia researcher Nicholas Diakopolus claims in his new book Automating the News: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Media that there is room for both.Read More
What is Visual Journalism? And what are the most important aspects of Virtual Reality Journalism? ViSmedia researchers Astrid Gynnild and Turo Uskali elaborate on the terms in The International Encyclopaedia of Journalism Studies, recently published online by Wiley & Son.Read More
Professor Øyvind Vågnes uses the speculative fiction of Black Mirror to teach his students about script writing, and to reflect on questions concerning surveillance and human interaction with technology.Read More
Deepfake technology can be used to make compelling videos and audio clips of individuals doing and saying things they never did or said. In an article for Nieman Lab, ViSmedia-researchers Nicholas Diakopoulos and Deborah Johnson elaborate seven scenarios for how deepfakes can be used to impact the US elections.Read More
Students are the true explorers of new technological terrain in the context of media and communication.
On Tuesday May 28 an audience of academics and media industry people could learn about the productions that students made in collaboration with Vismedia in the winter of 2019.Read More
Danish photo editor, Thomas Borberg, is sick of seeing pictures of people that are «just standing there».Read More
Professor Astrid Gynnild was a featured guest on the radio show Kurér on NRK to talk about the use of drones in journalism.Read More
Contemporary surveillance is seeping and spreading into many life areas where it once had only marginal sway. The shiny screen becomes the main character in the culture of surveillance.Read More
The cookie monster gives you better ads and cashes in on your personality. Newspapers are becoming a part of the surveillance capitalism.
We are becoming the product of technology, instead of producing it. If technological determinism is right, why should we try harder? It’s an intellectual obligation to double check, just in case.Read More
Through smart street lights and AI, creating the chilling feeling of never being able to do anything without being watched.Read More
Humanoid sex dolls and robot brothels are coming, but how realistic should your sex doll be?Read More
Who knows what is fake and what is real? Duc Tien Dang Nguyen does. Through photo forensics, he reveals the best photoshopped examples, and gives you a few tips on how you can spot a fake image.
The lights are watching you. Street lights equipped with sensors can monitor all your movements in public places.Read More