Entries by Reinhard Riedl

Free the data! – How the health sector is overcoming the system blockade

The fourth Praevenire Digital Health Symposium in Seitenstetten, Austria, focused on the use of health data and how this would improve healthcare. There are structural problems with data use in most European countries. But the North showed what the solution could look like, writesour author in his review of the Praevenire Health Days. The diagnosis […]

The unease of interdisciplinarity

There are people who get sick from psychotherapy. After psychotherapy has actually helped them, they look at everything and anything from a psychotherapeutic perspective and thus lose touch with reality. Heimito von Doderer described this phenomenon, but it is actually scientific folklore. That is, it is known to so many experts that no one can […]

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 […]