Our society is nowadays swooned over the light of discovery that artificial intelligence and virtual reality has brought into our lives. The sweeping capabilities of smart assistants, such as Alexa or Siri could make us wonder how these revolutionary, pioneering technologies will transform our mindset and behavior on the long run. This week our interviewee and respected alumni, Dario Krpan; Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Behavioral Science at the London School of Economics, revealed his career journey, and insights about his main field of research that explores how human behavior and technology intertwines in our modern times.
Webster Vienna Private University had the pleasure of interviewing Alumna Josipa Palac, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Cultural Diversity Organization (IDCO). Having completed her Bachelors of Arts in both International Relations and Media Communications at Webster Vienna Private Vienna, Josipa takes a unique look at diversity and how it is portrayed in the media.
Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.
Which Brexit variant is the most likely from a current perspective?
Check and comment the discussion held at the Ö1 radio talk show with Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, director of the Webster Vienna Private University, as well as Cornelia Primosch, ORF London; Dieter Reinisch, Experta at the University of Vienna, and Gregor Schusterschitz, Ambassador - Austrian delegation to the Brexit negotiations.
Dr. Franco Algieri, WVPU International Relations Department Head, has recently been interviewed by Austrian military magazine “Militär Aktuell.” The China expert talked about the economic and political background of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and their new military assuredness.
In his article „Eine europäische Armee – mehr als Zukunftsmusik?“, in the Austrian newspaper Die Presse (Saturday 24 November 2018), Franco Algieri analyzes the recent calls for a true European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Dr. Gernot Gerger from the Psychology department at Webster Vienna Private University was recently featured in a TV special which focused on what makes someone attractive and the science behind this phenomenon.