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Yes Men – Anti-terrorism "personal security" Hoax

This week, in the European Parliament in Brussels, a “defense and security consultant” from a group called “Global Security Response” presented a new kind of solution to terrorism. Showing in a very clever way how the military approach to terrorism is failing. I love the look of those spheres. Here’s the entire presentation including slides. […]

Guest speaker on Nov 11 : Tobias Flessenkemper

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 10h30-12h00 “The European border regime in South Eastern Europe – between collapse and resurrection” Tobias Flessenkemper, Senior Associate Researcher Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) – European Institute, Nice/Berlin/Istanbul Tobias Flessenkemper is working on the issue of external and internal security policies of the European Union with a focus on South […]

Futurelab Ars Electronica

On Dec. 3rd, Futurelab has gone Open Source. Ars Electronica Futurelab goes Open Source About Ars Electronica Futurelab- “Ars Electronica Futurelab focuses on the future at the nexus of art, technology and society. We consider our works as sketches of possible future scenarios in art-based, experimental forms. In this way, we are aiming at developing […]

new developments

New Internet Monitor report: “Measuring Internet Activity” Internet Monitor is delighted to announce the publication of “Measuring Internet Activity: A (Selective) Review of Methods and Metrics,” the second in a series of special reports that focus on key events and new developments in Internet freedom, incorporating technical, legal, social, and political analyses. “Measuring Internet Activity,” […]

physical and virtual

In the words of Eric Schmidt, executive chairman at Google (paraphrased, I can’t find the original quote): “Identity will change from something that originates in the physical world and is being projected into the virtual world, to Identity that is created in the virtual and experienced in the physical world.” Coincidentally, there is this news […]