We've declared virtual reality as the focus this year at the re:publica TEN. The trainees from the Bayerischen Rundfunk take you along on a small video tour that will hopefully whet your appetite to experience the immersive VR technology yourselves.
The party doesn't stop when the sessions finish! We've tricked out the back area behind the STATION – our Networking Area – to keep the party going!
At beginning of the conference, Markus Beckedahl, founder of netzpolitik.org and the re:publica, warned the audience not to leave the digital development of the economy and society solely up to politics and industry.
Multiple African states block social networks or undesirable content for political reasons. Things that are seen as self-evident in Europe are considered a privilege in Africa. On Day 1, three experts reported on the state of affairs in the "African Elections and Social Media Shutdowns" talk.