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    Brain Reading: What can people tell about you from looking at your brain activity? Come and learn about the current status of brain reading technologies.
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    Bots are convincing us that they are humans. Can we make our computers believe that we are robots?

    Rene Magritte draw a pipe and wrote "This is not a pipe." (Treachery of images) That is one of the biggest challenges for image processing in Computer Science.

    How can we use this methodology to cheat a computer?

    Autonomous cars will be there soon, using a variety of techniques to detect their surroundings, such as radar, GPS, cameras, laser light, computer vision, sensors. Can we make a car believe that we are just some roadside trees?
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    A robot builder and a Robot Psychiatrist walk into a bar- and talk.
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    In this session Antoine Cayrol will explore the new grammar of VR by looking at two sci-fi narrative pieces: I Philip and Alteration.
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    We are sensory beings, constantly taking in information to form our perception of the world around us. Yet our major forms of storytelling often only speak to our eyes and our ears. The Feelies creates multisensory VR content that speaks to all your senses, and is working on how this can be used for social cohesion and more empathetic, emotive storytelling.
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    Science Fiction-AutorInnen haben die meisten Technologien der letzten Jahrzehnte erfunden und vorhergesagt. Und sie sind diejenigen, die neue Ideen für das Zusammenleben in Gesellschaften entwickeln. Sie treibt die Lust am Spielen, Ausprobieren und der Aufbau neuer Welten. Inzwischen verpflichten Unternehmen wie Microsoft Science Fiction-AutorInnen, um ihre Produkte in sinnvolle gesellschaftliche Szenarios hinein zu entwickeln.
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    This science:fiction panel discussion will assemble curators, who (recently) organised exhibition projects within the broad spectrum of science fiction highlighting motives from literature, art and music inspiring technological visions and development.
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    Workshop for the assembly of a robotic arm and associated controller.

    In this workshop the participants will learn the basics of mechanical assembly, electronics, programming, and the interrelation between them for the consecution of a final device. During the wokshop the concepts of team work, communication and task division for the accomplishment of the goal will be transmitted.
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    Die klare Trennung von Science-Fiction und Business Reality fällt zunehmend schwer. Während zeitgenössische Science-Fiction-Produktionen nahe Zukünfte ausloten, arbeitet das Silicon Valley an Projekten, die direkt aus Science-Fiction-Welten stammen könnten. Diese Konvergenz von Fiction und Business eröffnet eine neue Perspektive – nicht nur auf technologische, sondern auch auf gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen. Kurz: In Science-Fiction-Erzählungen zeigen sich die zentralen Themen unserer Zeit.
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    Berlin-based space company PTScientists are on a mission. A Mission to the Moon in fact. This is not science fiction. This is not fake news. This is a step towards making space more accessible – and it starts right here in Berlin.

    Come and meet the PTScientists and find out how they’ve been working with technology partners Audi and Vodafone to make their #MissiontotheMoon a reality, and learn how social media is key to engaging a global audience with space exploration.
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    One might argue that the collapse of communism is the loss of the future that really never was, but the fundamental source of fear of Utopianism is rooted in its formal necessity of Utopian closure and its origin in the idea of an idealized settlement and colonization. Can we reclaim Utopia to help us generate new ideas for how to survive and transcend postmodernism?
    Here's an idea: anti-anti-Utopianism.
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    Du bist WissenschaftlerIn, WissenschaftsjournalistIn, VertreterIn einer Hochschule oder Forschungseinrichtung oder ganz einfach allgemein an der Kommunikation von Wissen und Wissenschaft in den (digitalen) Medien interessiert? Dann lasst uns mal sprechen! Egal ob Blogs, Podcasts, Snapchat, Twitter - oder „klassisch“ Print: Was sind eure Erfahrungen? Welche Herausforderungen habt ihr zu bewältigen? Womit habt ihr gute oder schlechte Erfahrungen gemacht? Was können wir beim Transfer von Wissen(schaft) in die Gesellschaft besser machen?