Since yesterday "Performersion – Days of Performing + Immersive Arts" is taking place at Kühlhaus next to STATION Berlin which we are hosting together with the Performing Arts Programm (PAP). Today is the second – and last – day. Come by and enjoy the talks and performances!
TEN is NET. It was a bash. We hope you have learned so much new things, met old friends and were inspired from our flashback as well as our outlook at re:publica TEN.
Since 2015, the Deutsche Bahn railway company has been releasing data on its railway network and traffic to developers. In the "Work" track, DB data analyst Jonas Westphal presents the latest developments. Following him, Stefan Kaufmann (Open Data Task force) reports on current Open Data projects.
Most internet platforms belong to a hand full of companies in Silicon Valley. Trebor Scholz sees this state of affairs as unacceptable. In his talk, part of our themed track "Work", he delivers an alternative: Platform Cooperativism.
In the "Demands on Politics and Policy-Makers" podium discussion, refugees Firas Alshater and Fatuma Musa called for more housing and quicker asylum procedures in Germany. They directed these demands at Florian Pronold (SPD), who participated in the talk as representative of the German government.
Generative design, digital fabrication and, finally, AI – On Stage 1, Jeff Kowalski, Chief Technology Officer of Autodesk, took the participants at the re:publica TEN on a trip into the (near) future.
Finding the balance between protection of sources and the obligation to inform is the main challenge for investigative journalism. The views on which side is more important varied considerably in the discussion on the "Panama Papers: Investigative Journalism and the 'Lügenpresse' in the age of Big Leaks".
Climate change, mining or land theft: Increasingly, more and more people's living spaces are either massively under threat or have already disappeared. But there are no rights for them to appeal to, nor are there laws which protect them. Sociologist Saskia Sassen gives them a voice on Stage 1.
We're standing on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution. But only a minority is actually profiting from it. Eva Susanna Kunze invalidates the promises of the Industry 4.0 in her talk "Colleague Robot – Industry 4.0 and its social effects on inequality and society" in the "Work" track.
Flood the web with love – that is blogger Kübra Gümüşay's appeal to her audience. In her emotional lecture "Organised Love", in the scope of the re:publica TEN #Hatespeech focus, she calls on everyone to celebrate positivity in the comments sections, forums and on Twitter.
Friedemann Karig sees the digitalisation of society as being as crucial a phase as puberty is for any individual human being. In his talk "The Pubescent Society and the Web" in the topic focus #Hatespeech, he spoke about the overload people feel with this shift.
YouTube comedian Firas Alshater, aka "Zukar", explains to Germans what it's like to be a refugee in Germany. Refugees find out from him what makes Germans tick. He made clear why the reactions to his clips give him hope for a happy and peaceful coexistence between Germans and their newly arrived neighbours in the "re:fugees" sub-conference.