Facebook algorithms contain new forms of human rights violations: exploitation and manipulation mechanisms that influence billions of people. At re:publica Vladan Joler, Djordje Krivokapic, Ben Wagner and Julia Powles demand that users should be able to exert control over their own data.
We've tricked out the back area behind the STATION to make sure we get the party started right after the session’s end. Starting at 9:30 p.m., the courtyard of the STATION will slowly start to be cleared out and together we’ll move into the back area of the #rp17.
In 2015, around 900,000 refugees reached the German borders. Since then, hundreds of new projects and initiatives have been created to provide those seeking refuge with new perspectives. The start-uppers Maxie Lutze, Henriette Schmidt and Ferdinand Dürr found some answers during their "Love Out Loud for Refugees" talk.
“Love out Loud!” - the slogan seems to fit Carolin Emcke perfectly. In 2016, her book "Gegen den Hass" (Against Hate) was awarded the German Book Trade´s Peace Prize and whilst she shares the re:publica call for love, it is however not without its limitations.
For the first time our partner degewo will be part of this year’s 11th re:publica with a special project - the "degewo Innovation Award: Smart Up the City 2017". It is a competition for new technologies, services and business models around the real estate sector and aims at founders and startups. Everyone who is interested is invited to the launch event on May 9th.