The UNESCO High-Level Symposium on the eve of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) brought together eminent political and intellectual world leaders to debate main implications and challenges for the construction of knowledge societies. The author of this blog was busy preparing the event and was quite pround, when a lineup of high-level […]
As of November 2002 I will be working at UNESCO (UNESCO) as an Associate Expert Quite exited … and looking forward to contributing to the work of the Bureau of Strategic Planning (online here) which is responsible for doing the two-year plan and the six year strategy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural […]
The book “Klick-Magnete” from Balthas Seibold is just out as part of the research series “InternetResearch” of Reinhold Fischer publishing. It looks at the main factors, that make people klick on online news. For more attention, check http://www.klick-magnete.de (in German). [Update: The book is now available as a direct Download ]
What are the main needs, uses and expectations of internet users in Peru as an example of a developing country? This has been the main focus of a piece of research by Balthas Seibold, which resulted in two sets of publications: An article on the needs with the German title “Verfügbar, verständlich und relevant – […]
Since first of October, I am working with the Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Germany’s main institution in the business of technical cooperation. First I am staying at headquarters in Eschborn near Francfort – then I will work with a programme on rural development in Peru. My main theme will be the potential of information […]
Shocked about 9/11 – and in memories about my visits to the towers: In Memoriam Turrium.