How do new technologies affect the music industry? The Musicday at re:publica TEN explored various ways in which technologies can influence and expand music production, visualisation and collections.
At re:publica TEN sociologist Saskia Sassen talked about the topic of migration. In a video interview by Philip Banse of dctp.tv she explains the underlying structures of economically triggered migration and the missing legal frame.
New at re:publica TEN and already very successful: the re:fugee track. Check out what happened in our focus on migration and integration.
On Day 3 Hossein Derakhshan, one of Iran’s leading bloggers, spoke at re:publica TEN’ Stage 1 about the slow death of the intellectual internet.
In the panel talk on "Big Data and the Workforce: Between Self-Tracking and Corporate Panopticon" on Day 3, part of our focus topic "Work", Andrea Kocsis from ver.di and quantum physicist Andreas Dewes discussed data retention in the workplace.
There there she goes ... re:publica TEN was the largest and most content rich re:publica ever. Over the next weeks and months you'll have all the time in the world to revisit our anniversary conference through videos, images and written articles.
Lost & found. A full 8,000 participants came together at the STATION venue this year – and a couple of hundred participants at “Performersion” – and with so much going on it's almost inevitable that things can go missing. Please check our lost & found list (with pictures).
Having proclaimed the creation of the Satire Caliphate, the “Datteltäter” collective have taken to YouTube with social critiques and received its share of digital hate. With their talk in the themed track #Hatespeech on Day 2 they again shook their audience and spared no one.
Kate Stone is an entrepreneur and a “creative scientist” who connects online with offline by using cardboard to generate music. Check out her video interview with volunteers from Bayerischer Rundfunk to see exactly how she does it.
What role does a smartphone play for refugees on their long journey to a foreign country? Noor Nazrobi surveyed Afghan refugees on their smartphone usage. In his Day 2 “re:fugees” track talk on smartphones as life savers for refugees, he presented ideas on how to improve the lives of refugees.
In a video interview feminist Laurie Penny talked about the fascination with fan fiction, the role of women as heroines in new series and her yet-to-be-fulfilled dream.
Fan fiction is not only transforming popular culture, as Laurie Penny explained in her session, “Change The Story, Change The World”, on Day 3 on the main stage. For the author and activist, it even has the hidden potential to overthrow the powers that be.