Thoughts from panel discussion at GCCS 2015: Rethinking the social impact of new technologies

BLOG: I was recently on a panel with Erik Huizer, Philip Brey and Tom de Bok moderated by Dinand Tinholt. We were discussing the social implications of ‘new’ technologies e.i. robotics and AI.

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Recap of Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Protection Conference, Brussels 2015

BLOG: “It’s like preaching to the converted” one participant tells me when I arrive one day into the CPDP 2015 conference. And so it is. The meta narrative of the conference is so univocally clear and concurred that the Twitter feed #CPDP2015 is almost at a stand still. Expect from occasional ill received peeps from US representatives about compliance with EU data protection standards and so on and so forth, privacy is generally viewed as a business opportunity, an EU competitive differentiator and a legal right (yes, one still need to emphasise that).

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Privacy as Innovation round table at the IT University of Copenhagen

TALKS & EVENTS: Key experts from an interdiciplinary field met in Copenhagen in November 2014 to discuss privacy as innovation.

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Language, power and privacy

Talk at the Indie Tech Summit, Brighton, July 2014
This is the direct transcript of my talk (thank you to the Indie Tech team for doing all the work!) DONT WANT TO READ? SEE THE TALK HERE

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“Privacy is a cultural construct”… Now, what’s next?

It is not as important to look for a new definition of the very contents of the concept of privacy as it is crucial to find acceptable common standards for the organizing principles of privacy today.

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“Privacy and Innovation: Rethinking Privacy as an Area of Opportunity”, Internet Governance Forum 2013

(IGF) Workshop (308) Background Paper and video of workshop.

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