Drones & Satellite issues (with a bit of Big Data mixed in)

Talking points and links from today’s seminar, in chronological order: Amazon delivery drones are coming   Ostfriesen testen Bierdrohne   Matrix Sentinel   autonome Kampfroboter: “Das Gesicht unserer Gegner von morgen”   a science fiction novel in our Semesterapparat:  Daniel Suarez, Kill Decision  New York, NY: Penguin , 2013 . – […]

Why they spy

Let me use this as a notebook to make sure I have this article handy whenever I need reminding what’s going on. Technology should be used to create social mobility – not to spy on citizens NSA and GCHQ mass surveillance is more about disrupting political opposition than catching terrorists Cory Doctorow Tuesday 10 March […]

May 2015: 1st Chaos Cologne conference @KHM, co-organized with CCC Cologne

Organized by Christian Sievers & Mathias Antlfinger/KHM together with Chaos Computer Club Cologne, taking over large parts of KHM for a weekend in May. We had over 550 visitors and around 45 speakers and performers, forming a good mixture of students, artists, hackers and makers. See for the program. Here are videos of the […]

Around the World Conference 2014 on Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age 2014 Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age The Around the World Conference is an experiment that brings together a research dialogue without the environmental cost of traditional conferences. Institutes and researchers are invited to participate either through presenting or by joining in the discussion. The conference is live-streamed world-wide and archived after the […]