15.02.2021
Taking Back Control from Big Tech: The EU’s Digital Package

The digital space needs to be regulated according to a new set of principles that protect fundamental rights but also user freedoms.

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28.01.2021
Save the Facts: Journalism as a Weapon against Disinformation

Social media platforms have created a situation where extreme views are amplified and facts are secondary.

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30.11.2020
Borders, Bodies and See-All Technologies: Pushing the Limits of Bio-Surveillance

In recent years, surveillance technologies have increasingly been deployed to monitor, control, and curtail the movement of people. The pandemic is accelerating this trend.

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29.04.2020
Progress Isn’t Progress Unless It’s Fair

To prevent the crystalisation of existing hierarchies and oppression, techno-scientific advances must keep freedom, equality, and sustainability as guiding principles.

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21.04.2020
Why Technology Divides the Green Movement

From policy matters to debates over strategy, this divide shapes political visions with the green camp and beyond. In order to navigate it, its roots must first be understood.

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27.03.2020
Algorithmic Governmentality and the Death of Politics

What is algorithmic governmentality? What transformations are the tech revolution catalysing in society and politics? In this in-depth conversation, legal philosopher Antoinette Rouvroy questions the drive to rationalise all aspects of life through data and sets out possibilities for alternatives.

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18.12.2019
“When it comes to China, we need to think bigger”

The world’s political order is in upheaval. Janka Oertel speaks about the Sino-American conflict, the 5G dispute, and Germany’s role in formulating a new European China policy.

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16.08.2019
An Eco-Social Perspective on Transhumanism

Tracing the rise of transhumanism, the techno-utopian philosophy that provides no answer to social and environmental crisis.

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25.07.2019
Resisting Surveillance

The Harvard Business School Professor Emerita discusses the large-scale rollout of surveillance capitalism and the challenges this poses to democracy.

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22.07.2019
Do We Want to Advance Towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

In the first of a three-part series, we look at how blind optimism must be replaced by a societal debate in which technological advances are held accountable.

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