Newsroom

06/19/2017

Industry 4.0, big data, digital leadership, Internet of Things, digital transformation – the stream of buzzwords is endless. The Business & Work track discussed to which extent new technologies really are changing the world of work, and what effects on daily life within the work context. A look back. 

06/07/2017

Laser your own speakers or make your necklace and its 3D-printed pendant glow? Get your own personal message on a bag, so that it can be carried out into the world? As crazy as some of these examples may sound, they all became a reality within the scope of the #FASHIONTECH LAB BERLIN at the #rp17 Makerspace.

06/06/2017

The relationship between science and fiction, technology and utopia, was the subject of many sessions at the re:publica. Speakers and visitors put their heads together to come up with strategies on how to bring the visions of science and fiction closer to a broader audience.

05/31/2017

For five years now, it’s been all about getting hands on at the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) makerspace: upcycling workshops and a mobile makerspace were just some of the GIG highlights at re:publica 2017. 

05/23/2017

Podcasts, blogs and vlogs: the alternatives to the classic media formats have long established themselves as serious competition for commercial and public broadcasting. The re:blog track discussed the possibilities and formats on offer and why they still haven’t realised their full potential. A review.

05/18/2017

Electrodes in the head, sensors in the vagina and always the fear of data theft: in the track re:health, speakers talk about the opportunities and threats of digitalisation for our health. A re:view.

05/13/2017

Welche Herausforderungen bringt der mediale Wandel? Wie gehen MedienmacherInnen in ihrem Arbeitsalltag mit den rasanten technischen Entwicklungen um? Zum vierten Mal in Folge fand die MEDIA CONVENTION in Kooperation mit der re:publica statt und bot MedienmacherInnen eine Plattform zum Austausch.

05/13/2017

Where is digital education headed? The re:learn track was wholly focused on this question – at the intersection between digitalisation and education, teaching and learning. A look back.

05/10/2017

Humans and corals are more similar than previously thought; and for humans, food is a vital but underestimated resource. Two projects, one artist.

05/10/2017

A break-through into a new world of journalism? Three milk cows wear sensors and a text-robot creates stories out of the data.

05/10/2017

Blogger Katharina Nocun calls the AfD party programme their source code. She took a closer look at it – and took it apart.

05/10/2017

The global weapons industry continuously supplies those at war with further ammunition, with Germany playing a significant role. The Peng! - art collective demands regulation