News from the Research Group Digital Society

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Digital nomadism had been exclusively related to entrepreneurs, freelancers, and gig workers. But recently, the working conditions of knowledge workers rapidly changed as corporate employees began to uncouple their work from stationary (home) offices and 9-to-5 schedules too. Still, this fundamentally differs from the original notion of digital nomadism. Therefore, in this paper, Professor Mirbabaie and his colleagues explore the work identity of…

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Climate change increasingly affects countries around the globe, and urgency rises as natural disasters increase in frequency and severity. Therefore, crisis communication is crucial to provide the general public with information and recommendations to protect their safety. Besides traditional channels, social media is an increasingly popular tool for disseminating such information. Thus, in this project, Professor Mirbabaie, Jonas Rieskamp and…

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Opinions and views vary from person to person, and in today’s world, there is probably no place where this is more evident than on Twitter. In this study, Professor Mirbabaie analyses how different user types communicate regarding topics, tweet characteristics, links, and specific sentiments toward refugees. Following 13 September 2015, after Germany decided to implement border controls, all tweets containing the keyword “Flüchtlinge” (English:…

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Stellenausschreibung: Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in im Bereich Wirtschaftsinformatik, insb. Digital Society gesucht!

Zur Unterstützung der Juniorprofessur Wirtschaftsinformatik, insb. Digital Society, suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine*n wissenschaftliche*n Mitarbeiter*in. Weitere Informationen entnehmen Sie bitte der Ausschreibung. Die dort angegebene Ausschreibungsfrist wird bis auf Weiteres verlängert.

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At the beginning of April 2021, Prof. Dr. Milad Mirbabaie assumed the Junior Professorship for Information Systems & Digital Society at Paderborn University. His teaching and research concentrate on the Digital Transformation, with a particular focus on the Digital Society, including AI-based Systems, Digital Work, Digital Health, Social Media Analytics, and Crisis Management. In April 2021, Meike Rudert and Marie Langer joined the Junior…

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