Pessimism is the new Optimism

re:publica 2014
Politics & Society

Kurzthese: 

Keeping your perspective in the surveillance state.

Beschreibung: 

“Give me six lines written by the most honest man, and I will find something there to hang him,” Cardinal Richelieu said in the sixteenth century. Every era has its Richelieus. Today our data stretches to millions of digital lines, and we are unwittingly buying our own gallows. Big Data makes us small. How to keep a perspective in the bleak landscape of the surveillance state?

stage 6
Mittwoch, 7. Mai 2014 - 16:15 bis 16:45
Englisch
Vortrag
Beginner

Speakers

Writer, co-founder