Silvia Lindtner, assistant professor at the University of Michigan in the School of Information, will be holding a talk on how the Chinese industrial city of Shenzhen became the “Silicon Valley of Hardware”. Her research and teaching focuses on the interaction between humans and computers, technological innovation, maker and DIY culture, as well as China.
Dublin – Thessaloniki – Berlin: We’re bringing these cities together in our re:connecting EUROPE Space at the #rp17. Take part and secure yourself tickets to the re:publica in May.
Through the interaction with the Internet of Things, intelligent devices and digital assistants like Siri, Alexa or Cortana, we now have more or less intelligent personal assistants knocking at the front doors of private households and companies alike.
In just a few weeks the eleventh re:publica will be opening its doors. We’re betting on great weather and have put together quite the fantastic programme package for you, if we don’t say so ourselves. Why not take a look, because: the schedule for the #rp17 is here!
“MY GOD; WHAT IF'…!” these words start off the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s talk title at re:publica 2017 in Berlin and it’s about sci-fi! Those who want more should visit Frankfurter Buchmesse from 11th to 15th of October 2017. BookTubers, cosplayers, bloggers – the weekend during the Frankfurter Buchmesse promises to be colourful.
This year, the labore:tory will be re:publica’s playground where attendees interact, play, and get inspired by creative innovators.
Get your hands on some #rp17 goodies before the merch stand has even been set up: the new #rp17 shirts are here in three colourful designs. And you can even win some!
In the scope of his research as a Professor of Law, Frank Pasquale focuses on the power of algorithms and the ways in which to rein them in. His keynote at the #MCB17 will address the changes in the public sphere as affected by automated algorithmic decisions.
What do you do when you aren’t able to fully distinguish satire from political reality anymore? The Austrian cabaret group maschek looks for answers at the #rp17. Cabaret artists Peter Hörmanseder and Robert Stachel have been commenting on current events for almost 20 years now.
We present you Julian Oliver as the next #rp17 speaker: artist, critical engineer, archer and Berlin resident. You, the audience, will be in demand during his talk at the re:publica, which will incorporate radio components and infrastructure – this won’t be a straightforward lecture by any means!
We welcome Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Andrea Nahles to this year’s re:publica. In her session she will be focusing on the digitalisation of the workplace.