Moderation: Renata Schmidtkunz (DE)
Speakers: Walter Ötsch (AT), Marta Peirano (ES)
Welche Potentiale und Gefahren stecken in der zunehmenden Automatisierung und Verarbeitung von Informationsprozessen? Wie könnten sensible Strategien im Umgang mit unseren Daten in digitalen Raum aussehen?
Walter Ötsch (AT)
Walter Ötsch is an economist and previously worked at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, where he established and led the Institute for Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy. Since 2015 he has been Professor of Economics and Cultural History at the Cusanus Hochschule Bernkastel-Kues. His areas of expertise are the cultural history of economic theory and questions of political communication. Publications: Populismus für Anfänger. Anleitung zur Volksverführung (2017) and Mythos Markt. Mythos Neoklassik. Das Elend des Marktfundamentalismus (2019).
Marta Peirano (ES)
Marta Peirano is a Spanish writer and journalist and a long time advocate for citizen privacy, government transparency, digital security and the radical decentralization of critical infrastructure. She has been a member of multidisciplinar collective Elástico, codirector of COPYFIGHT festival and cofounder of CryptoParty Berlín, among others. She has been cofounder of two newspapers, and deputy director at Spanish national daily eldiario.es. Her TED talk about digital surveillance has been watched more than 2 million times. Her most recent books are ‚El pequeño libro rojo del activista en la Red‘, an essay about the impact of digital surveillance with a foreword by Edward Snowden; and ‚El Enemigo conoce el sistema‘ (The enemy knows the system), on or 20 year path to digital feudalism and political manipulation online.
Amanda Cox (US)
Amanda Cox is the data editor of the New York Times. She joined its graphics department in 2005, making charts and maps for the paper and its website. Since 2016, she has been the editor of The Upshot section, which offers an analytical approach to the day’s news.