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Come out to Malto in Altona to learn about Free Speech and the Higgs Boson. While you enjoy a couple pints, our speakers will lead you through the interesting questions and opinions around regulating what you read online, and the implications behind finding the Higgs Boson, including what comes next. Just to let you know, the language of the event will be English.
Searching for the Higgs boson’s Hidden Twin
Karla Pena (Physics PhD Researcher)
With the discovery of the Higgs boson, we found the “last missing piece” of the Standard Model. But if the puzzle is now complete, then why are there big questions still unanswered? What is our universe mostly made of? Or an all-time favorite among physicists: Why do we have such funny numbers in our theories? And the most popular answer: Because of something we don't know yet! For those things without a standard explanation… let’s go beyond.
Who's the Online Boss? Regulating Online Speech and the Internet Governance Paradox
Dr Matthias C. Kettemann (Head of Research Program, Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI))
Who decides what you can read online: social media companies, governments, courts, users? The regulation of online speech tells us a lot about who really holds the cards when it comes to setting the rules of the Internet. In 2019 major Internet Governance conference are taking place in Germany to discuss the future of the Internet. Let's see whether we can come up with some ideas.