The Conduit

The Conduit project of the Society for Cultural Optimism tries to sketch possible scenarios of the society of the future in Deep Space at Ars Electronica Center.

Drones in the White House

Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, speaks at an event sponsored by the The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on the subject of drones and the future of aviation. In the background: one of my photos.

Anton Bruckner

A site inspection to the newly opened Anton Bruckner Private University. What a beautiful view you have from here on Linz.


The preparations for the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz run at full speed. For example, this week the artists collective Quadrature tested their visualization “Orbits” – one of hundreds media art works that you will see at the Ars Electronica Festival, September 8-12, 2016, in Linz, Austria.

800-002 on Stephansplatz

White House Cadillac 800-002 on the Stephansplatz, Vienna, Austria, during a visit of the US president George W. Bush in 2006.

Press conference XL

Done. The one hour press conference in the Deep Space on the promulgation of the 2016 STARTS Prize winners offered by the European Commission has gone well. The extras this time: my own wall and floor designs, photo galleries and videos simultaneously, and then in between even a live video conference to Berlin. (Photos: Robert Bauernhansl)