Entries by Reinhard Riedl

The Future of the Digital “Public Service

The term “service public” or “digital services of general interest“, is used as a political, administrative law and social science concept. What it means is disputed, especially in political discourse. Commonly, it is understood to mean something like basic infrastructural services, although there is no consensus as to which parts of the public sector should […]

How Virtual Reality comes to the stage

The Kleintheater Luzern is venturing into the digital age – away from the strictly real stage towards hybrid experiments. Cultural manager Fabienne Mathis explains in an interview what she is planning with the VR Lab. Societybyte: You want to focus – initially as an experiment – on theatre in virtual space. What do you mean […]

“Digital Twin Society”-initiative works on Austrian digital health ecosystem

The two Praevenire Digital Health Workshops 2019 and 2020 as well as the Digital Health Symposium 2021 in Stift Seitensteten (A) have resulted in Praevenire’s “Digital Twin Society Initiative”. The first results will be discussed at the next Digital Health Symposium in May 2022. Digital twins are digital images of real world entities – be […]

How augmented intelligence benefits the health sector – Praevenire Digital Health Workshop, Part 2

The second part of the symposium at the Praevenire Health Days in Seitenstetten Abbey was about augmented intelligence as an essential element in the further development of the health professions and about the question of how the discussion about digital health can be objectified and how the understanding of the connections can be better communicated. […]