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ABOUT

NAME:Nikolaus Poechhacker
ALIASES:digiones,
OCCUPATION:PhD student (MCTS), researcher (IHS), researcher (MCIR)
ACADEMIC
BACKGROUND
:Sociology, STS, Computer Science
ACADEMIC
ASSOCIATIONS
:STS Austria, OEGS, EASST, 4S
DESCRIPTION:The subject studied sociology, STS, and computer science at the University of Vienna and worked for some years as an IT professional. He now works on the social and political dimensions of (digital) innovations and technologies, social theory and related topics.
CRIMINAL
HISTORY
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PUBLICATIONS

Interventionen in die Produktion algorithmischer Öffentlichkeiten: Recommender Systeme als Herausforderung für öffentlich-rechtliche Sendeanstalten
Pöchhacker, N., Burkhardt, M., Geipel, A., Passoth, J. (2017)
In: Jan-Hinrik Schmidt, Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda, Christian Stegbauer und Nils Zurawski (Hrsg.): Algorithmen, Kommunikation und Gesellschaft. Sonderausgabe von kommunikation@gesellschaft
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Predictive Policing. Datenbasierte Verbrechensbekämpfung und eine neue Geographie des Risikos
Pöchhacker, N. (2016)
GeoAgenda 2016/4, 13-15
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Ideologies, Ambitions and Utopias in Science and Technology
Altenhofer, M., Bachinger, L. M., En, B., Engelhart, J., Neumann, V., Pöchhacker, N., Pöll, M., Prendl, A. (Eds.) (2016)
Special Issue des Graduate Journal of Social Science
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Diffusion von Energieinnovationen in Österreich aus Mikro- und Makroperspektive. Klima- und Energiefonds
Klinglmair, A., Brandstätter, T., Grießler, E., Grussmann, S., Holländer, E., Pöchhacker, N., & Roser, A. (2015)
Klagenfurt, Wien: IHS.
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Evaluation des Förderinstruments “Diskursprojekte zu ethischen, rechtlichen und sozialen Fragen in den modernen Lebenswissenschaften” des BMBF. Endbericht
Griessler, E., Lang, A., Maier, R., Pöchhacker, N., Wuketich, M., Bührer-Topcu, S., Goos, K., & Seus, S. (2015). [Research Report]

TALKS

Wer hat Angst vor Filter Bubbles? Die algorithmische Produktion von Medienöffentlichkeiten und der Programmauftrag
Pöchhacker, Nikolaus (2017)
Invited lecture at the Lecture Series “Sozioinformatik in der Praxis” at the Department for Computer Science, 15 December 2017, TU Kaiserslautern

Software on Trial. Risk Assessment Software in der Gerichtlichen Praxis
Pöchhacker, Nikolaus & Peter Müller (2017)
Presentation at the Austrian Sociology Congress 2017, 7-9 December 2017, University of Graz

Logistik(en) der Wahrscheinlichkeit. Das Amazon Anticipatory Shipping-Patent als Verknüpfung unterschiedlicher prognostischer Medienlogiken (logics of prediction)
Nyckel, Eva-Maria & Nikolaus Pöchhacker (2017)
Presentation at the Austrian Sociology Congress 2017, 7-9 December 2017, University of Graz

Algorithmic Governance und die Frage nach den Daten. Predictive Policing aus techniksoziologischer Perspektive
Pöchhacker, Nikolaus (2017)
Invited lecture at the Workshop “Predictive Policing – Vorbeugende Verbrechensbekämpfung der Zukunft”, 19 October 2017, IBZ Gimborn

Data structures of power. Co-configuring sites of data production as interventions in regimes of datafication
Passoth, Jan-Hendrik & Nikolaus Pöchhacker (2017)
Presentation at the Data Power Conference 2017, 22-23 June 2017, Carleton University

Sensing Security. Deviant Publics and their Infrastructures
Pöchhacker, Nikolaus (2017)
Presentation at the Workshop “SENSOR PUBLICS. The Politics of Sensing and Data Infrastructures”, 5-7 April 2017, Technical University of Munich

Coding Relevance. Algorithmic recommender systems as mediators in media publics
Pöchhacker, Nikolaus, Andrea Geipel, Marcus Burkhardt, Jan-Hendrik Passoth (2016)
Presentation at the 6th STS Italia Conference “Sociotechnical Environments”, 24-26 November 2016, University of Trento
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Text Mining als Methode der qualitativen Sozialforschung
Pöchhacker, Nikolaus (2015)
Invited lecture for the undergraduate course “Qualitative Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung” at the Department of Political Science, 3 June 2015, University of Vienna
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Invisible Citizen? Exploring the Imagined Residents of a Smart City
Benedikt, Olesya & Nikolaus Pöchhacker (2015)
Presentation at the STS Conference Graz 2015 “Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies”, 11-12 May 2015, University of Graz

Diffusion of E-Bikes in Austria. How materiality matters
Brandstätter, Tamara, Nikolaus Pöchhacker, & Erich Grießler (2015)
Poster Presentation at the STS Conference Graz 2015 “Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies”, 11-12 May 2015, University of Graz

Monitoring Responsible Research and Innovation Across Selected European Countries. First Results
Grießler, Erich, Nikolaus Pöchhacker et al. (2014)
Poster Presentation at the NTA6-TA14 Conference 2014 “Responsible Innovation. Neue Impulse für die Technikfolgenabschätzung?”, 02-04 June 2014, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna.

EVENTS

Visualizing Security: Remote Sensing, Visualization Technologies and the Making of Risk and (In)securities
Conference Session, 30 August 2017, 4S Conference 2017, Boston

Coding Society – Introduction to computer assisted qualitative analysis with ATLAS.ti
Workshop, 28 January 2017, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
Presentation

Changing Worlds Conference 2015
Transdisciplinary conference, 19-21 November 2015, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
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Introduction to ATLAS.ti
Workshop, 2 May 2015, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna

Changing Worlds Conference 2014
Transdisciplinary conference, 20-22 November 2014, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna
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TEACHING

Technology and Security in Society: Contemporary Risks and Challenges
WS 2017, Seminar at the School of Management, Technical University of Munich

Evaluating Recommender Systems for Public Broadcasters
SS 2017, IDP at the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS), Technical University of Munich

Data/Science/Society: The Power of Algorithms
WS 2016, Seminar at the Munich Center for Technolgoy in Society (MCTS), Technical University of Munich
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