#rp22 — “Frictionless Planet” During this year’s re:publica 2022, June 8-10 in Berlin, I had the great pleasure of joining two remarkable women and longtime friends for a panel discussion on the intersection of open data, digital rights, and the climate crisis. Together with Open Knowledge Foundation CEO, Renata Avila and Sustainable Internet Lead with... Continue Reading →
After sharing my initial post in this series, which estimate the internet's environmental footprint to be in the range of 4-7% of global greenhouse gas emissions, parts 2-4 focused on what we can do to improve this impact. Part 2 looked at various environmental reports from big tech companies, such as Netflix, Facebook, and Apple... Continue Reading →
During the 14th IGF in Berlin, I was invited to join a panel on "Unpacking Digital Trade". And while my knowledge on trade negotiations is pretty limited, it was certainly interesting, and both surprisingly valuable and surprisingly shocking, to learn how many of the established channels for multistakeholder engagement are yet again pushed aside to... Continue Reading →
On July 4th, I had the great pleasure to join a stellar panel with Kevin Allison, Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola, Faith Keza, Nanjira Sambuli, and Samir Saran on "Trust in Tech: A New Paradigm for Democracy, Government, and Governance Online". It was an engaging and insightful conversation -- although most of the deep dives into societal change,... Continue Reading →
I love such intimate, small workshops where you can really connect with everyone, understanding their motivations and ideas at a deeper level. This "Privacy Illustrated" session on May 8th, 2019 at re:publica Berlin was a delight with many wonderful insights from Lea Gimpel, Antonella Napolitano, Safa Ghnaim, Victoria Wenzelmann and more. You can learn more... Continue Reading →
Am 18. September war ich eingeladen auf dem 12. Bundeskongress für nationale Stadtentwicklungspolitik zum Thema "Datenschutz und Smart Cities" zu sprechen. Die Möglichkeit, mich in diesen Aspekt von Digitalisierung -- insbesondere aus dem Blickwinkel von "Luxury To Disconnect" -- einzuarbeiten, war höchst interessant, weshalb ich den Beitrag auch veröffentliche. Die Verschriftlichung meines Vortrages ist hier... Continue Reading →
Keynote zum Thema "Open Source, Privatsphäre und Datensicherheit: Strategien für die digitale Bildung." Mehr Informationen.
The Goethe Institute interviewed me on my take on digital literacy and the future of education.
These days it’s hard to disconnect from digital life, even temporarily. But Mozilla’s Cathleen Berger argues we should give more thought to how we can do that and control the personal data that companies are harvesting. Read full text on Deutsche Welle.