We’re still in the middle of the #rp17, but that’s not it for this year! Let’s re:connect EUROPE – and join us on our trip to Ireland and Greece.
Our media partner dctp.tv was busy at the re:publica. Over the course of the three days, they produced 26 video interviews on-location in their #rp17 studio. The #rp17 speakers Andreas May, Nelly Ben Hayoun and Elisabeth Wehling were among the people who stopped by for a talk.
We hope that you were able to gather all sorts of new insights, meet old friends and left with armfuls of inspiration! Our look back at the #rp17, including all the important facts, and forward to the next re:publicas.
This year saw an astounding 9,000 participants converge on the grounds of the STATION – and a few hundred visitors at the labore:tory. We hope that you’ve been able to find any lost items since the end of the event. If they don’t happen to show up again: take a look at our list.
We just closed out the #rp17 and are already getting started on planning the next round. But not without you! Give us your feedback and win tickets.
Our “Ministry of Uploads” has given their all and, with the help of Open Source developer Sebastian Ritterbusch, they’ve got the first videos ready for you online.
Fibre optic cables, door signs, radio masts – Trevor Paglen photographically documents representations of the secret service world, lets algorithms interpret a string quartet and will be speaking at the #rp17 about pictures by machines for machines.
Podcasts, blogs and vlogs: the alternatives to the classic media formats have long established themselves as serious competition for commercial and public broadcasting. The re:blog track discussed the possibilities and formats on offer and why they still haven’t realised their full potential. A review.
Electrodes in the head, sensors in the vagina and always the fear of data theft: in the track re:health, speakers talk about the opportunities and threats of digitalisation for our health. A re:view.
Where is digital education headed? The re:learn track was wholly focused on this question – at the intersection between digitalisation and education, teaching and learning. A look back.
Humans and corals are more similar than previously thought; and for humans, food is a vital but underestimated resource. Two projects, one artist.
A break-through into a new world of journalism? Three milk cows wear sensors and a text-robot creates stories out of the data.
Blogger Katharina Nocun calls the AfD party programme their source code. She took a closer look at it – and took it apart.
The global weapons industry continuously supplies those at war with further ammunition, with Germany playing a significant role. The Peng! - art collective demands regulation
So many people, talks and discussions at the re:publica in Berlin – all asking the question: How can the re:publica spirit be internationalised? A visit to the re:connecting EUROPE Space.
Snowden‘s revelations don’t surprise him at all: New Yorker Matt Mitchell researches the discrimination of Afro-Americans through surveillance.
With the emergence of start-ups, accelerators were created at the same time and through development and innovation, they also face the same question: what does the future hold? However, a departure from the fundamental concept is not to be expected but rather it's about refining the working relationship.
According to advertising expert Gerald Hensel, in times of fake news, brands must take a stand. He demands: no advertising on right-wing or anti-democratic websites. He initiated the hash tag #KeinGeldFürRechts (no money for the right).
Thomas de Maizière, seabed mining and the Internet of Things: Read up on what you can expect on Wednesday at the #rp17!
he police, your friend and twitterer. These days it's not just officers in big cities that rely on Twitter and Instagram accounts. On Tuesday at #rp17, a criminologist, police officer and communication researcher discuss the opportunities and challenges for the online work of the police.
It's never been easier to access information, knowledge and data. Yet, we still vote Trump, don't vaccinate our children, don't believe in climate change. What has happened? Lisa Charlotte Rost sets out on a journey in search of our minds.
First there was a social two-tier society, then the digital, and now we are moving towards a neural class differentiation, Miriam Meckel stated. In her talk she explained how humans and machines are merging and why that isn’t an exclusively positive thing.
Cookies, Tracking, Big Data: when it comes to data protection the economy and politics are divided. The EU`s General Data Protection Regulation is supposed to ensure more equality.
Designer and filmmaker Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to bring chaos and subversion into the tidy and hierarchical world of science and design. She offers a new form of hyperrealistic experience with her two doppelgangers Aglaé and Anaïs Zebrowski.
There's a battle waging across Turkey centred around power, freedom and information. Hundreds of journalists have been detained and around 150 media outlets have been shut down – access to Wikipedia, Twitter and Facebook is also slowly being controlled by the government. Quo vadis, Turkey?
Berlin is an international centre for club culture. It's where clubs, artists, and music tech start-ups influence and inspire each other. But for how much longer? The last remaining spaces are being fought over by music scene newcomers and start-ups from other industries.
Claudio Guarnieri is a hacker, and one politicians should listen to as he has a message: in order for this internet thing to be ok in the long-run, people need to become technically more competent and larger corporations more transparent.
An attack on freedom of the press is an attack on democracy. In their re:publica keynote, journalists and activists told us about their struggle for the right to report – they addressed the crowd as representatives for those colleagues who are in prison or whose publishing companies have been closed.
Is the darknet the dirty back alley of the internet or a life preserver against censorship and persecution? It’s definitely both!
We collect mountains of data. But are they making us any smarter? Hardly. Journalist Lisa Charlotte Rost illuminates the dark caverns of human reason in the "Data Vis or: Why you don't believe in facts, and how to fix it" lecture.
Freedom of the press is in a bad way in many countries and the internet has played a big part in this. Chess legend Garry Kasparov und hacker Claudio Guarnieri discussed how states use the internet for their own purposes.
Writing love letters is yesterday’s news: these days we send illuminated postcards. DIY amateurs and pros were able to get paper glowing using copper strips, LEDs and button cell batteries in Saad Chinoy’s “Darling leave a light on for me: DIY interactive love letters” makerspace.
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