Surviving without a car, without supermarkets, without power, heating or running water? Impossible? Greta Taubert wanted to find out for herself and dared an experiment: For one year she tried to live as self-sufficiently as possible.
In the tug-of-war between techno-enthusiasm and digital disenfranchisement, the forces are changing strength. Sara Spiekermann argues for a society in which the use of technology and the desire for privacy can be united.
Do you know where you have been last may? Well, we do. Take a good look, are you in or not? File under: anticipation through flashback...
In line with the Science Lab @ re:publica, hosted in co-operation with the Wissenschaftsjahr 2014, a Youth Science Hack Day will take place on the weekend prior to #rp14.
The Amish Futurist is on a quest of meaning in a world full of digital temptations. Her talk “Merchants of Destiny – Confronting Techno-Optimism” doesn’t preach technology abstinence but rather a refocusing on analogue values.
The 2014 Year of Science - Digital Society has teamed up with re:publica. We are pleased to engage with the framework by presenting Science Lab: An Open Science - Sub-conference and the Youth Science Hack Day. The Call for Papers for the sub-conference starts today.
You are a coder and want to test your skills on a mobile app? Then we invite you to come and implement our event programme data into a #rp14 app.
For our joint opening event together with MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin we’ve invited a team that usually howls at official invitations and, instead, has become internationally renowned for their unsolicited appearances: The Yes Men!
Saskia Sassen defined the term “Global Cities” and we are very pleased to welcome her to re:publica 2014!
What is the truth behind Berlin’s digital community? What’s going on, what’s hot, where is the future headed? Find out at our free Webinar on Berlin's Booming Digital Economy!
In 2010 he held the opening re:publica, last year he had to unexpectedly cancel his Berlin visit, but this year he is back with us: Evgeny Morozov, our favourite internet critic.
A wild and less predictable web of the future also means stepping back from the “logical” and “foreseeable” and moving closer to unpredictability and irrationality.