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How to be innovative and successful as an entrepreneur? UiB launches a new course for undergraduate students at the Faculty of Social Science in Media City Bergen.
Two UiB projects, based in separate knowledge clusters, have made it through the eye of the needle and been awarded NOK 1 million each in the Research Council of Norway’s STUD-ENT innovation funding scheme.
David Carroll sued Cambridge Analytica and won. Now, the professor who made Facebook buckle visits Future Week in Bergen. He asks Norwegians to wake up.
UiB shows media technology of the future in an open Media City Bergen
Would you like to take all your monitors and screens with you inside your glasses? Or perhaps have your interview automatically transcribed? These students are developing technological prototypes that might prove useful for media people.
Faceless robots are moving into our living rooms. They are clever, but not necessarily nice.
Would you like to do your master´s project with companies such as the streaming service TV 2 Sumo or the media tech company Mediability? This is possible in the media cluster Media City Bergen.
What can you do and where can you work after completing a bachelor's degree in IT or Media? Seinor year pupils from Upper Secondary schools received answers to these questions during the “Open Day” at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies.
TV 2 awarded a total of NOK 100.000 to master students from the department of Information and Media Science at the University of Bergen (UiB) during a ceremony at Media City Bergen last week. The scholarship is part of their ongoing commitment to supporting new media talents.
Students in the Master in Media and Interaction Design programme at UiB in Media City Bergen presented their artificial speech prototypes. The result is: Robot Buddy, Easysleep, Masebotten and Albert the kitchen assistant.
The rule of building a perfect algorithm translates to a common experience of the real world: If you want something to be beautiful, it must handle complexity.
Fulbright scholar Derek Lackaff is impressed with the facilities at Media City Bergen (MCB) and thinks that international exchange and knowledge-sharing are more important than ever.
Marija Slavkovik is an Associate professor of Information Science at UiB. She has spent the past ten years (including years as a student) in AI. She holds a masters in Computational Logic and a PhD in Informatics. Her doctoral thesis was in computational social choice (automated collective reasoning) and multi-agent systems. She has worked as postdoc on autonomous systems at the Department of... Read more
– A great honor, says UiB professor Thomas Ågotnes, who is awarded Changjiang Scholar Award.
What is the role of photojournalists in an age where the news media is flooded with images from other sources? This is one of many questions investigated in a new Special Issue of Nordicom Review. Astrid Gynnild is one of the issues' four editors.
Marija Slavkovik has always been attracted to machines. In fact, she has turned artificial intelligence into the core theme of her research.
Kristine Jørgensen has been appointed professor at the University of Bergen. She is Norway’s first woman to become a professor focusing on computer game studies.

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