Big Data and its side effects
The lettering »Open Codes« in magenta against a background of code.
Wed, 30.05.2018, 4 pm CEST, Duration: 2h

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Alexander Becker will give a lecture on »Big Data and its side effects« as part of the exhibition »Open Codes. Living in Digital Worlds«.

By reducing the cost of computing power and reducing the size of IT devices, these can be found in increasingly inconspicuous places. In addition, end users are paying less and less money for software or communication services. Where do Google, Facebook and Co. get the money to build huge infrastructural facilities and pay all the software developers?

The trick lies in the free software and related services...

A lecture by Alexander Becker, member of Entropia e.V. (Chaos Computer Club).

Organization / Institution
ZKM | Karlsruhe

Accompanying program