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Peter Ide-Kostic

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Video clips on mass surveillance and citizen rights

Written by Peter Ide-Kostic and Guillermo Garrido-Lestache Everything you need to know about your IT protection explained in two short videos: – Video 1: Risks, Opportunities and Mitigation Strategies – Video 2: Technology foresight, options for longer term security and privacy improvements After the accusations by Edward Snowden in 2013 concerning the illicit use of … Continue reading

Collaborative economy: will our lives change?

Written by Peter Ide-Kostic and Kristina Svobodová Internet collaboration is entering all spheres of our lives thanks to technology. Many different sectors are affected by the developments, such as manufacturing, design, funding mechanisms, or even communications and transport. STOA’s last workshop  on 27 January dealt with broad range of these ‘information age’ topics. This workshop … Continue reading

Mass Surveillance of IT users?

Written by Peter Ide-Kostic What are the risks and opportunities for European information society? Context After the strong accusations by Edward Snowden in 2013 concerning the illicit use of mass surveillance by the US government and its partners worldwide; the LIBE committee launched an enquiry. The final report confirmed that, according to all publicly available evidence … Continue reading

Will crowdsourcing, open data and 3D printing revolutionise industrial society?

Written by Peter Ide-Kostic Webstreaming available here 27/01/2015 at 2pm Discuss it via Twitter: #CollaEco What if…? What if, in the future, a majority of companies use internet-based collaborative technologies as a business tool to co-create digital assets people want to buy, such as music, software, digital designs of 3D printable objects, hardware designs, etc.? … Continue reading

Being human in a hyper-connected era – The onlife initiative

Written by Peter Ide-Kostic   Webstreaming available here 02/12/2014 at 5pm Discuss it via Twitter: #OnlifeEU The “Onlife Initiative”, a project launched by the Commission’s DG-CONNECT, explores the societal consequences of on-going digital transition. DG-CONNECT will present the conclusions of this project during a STOA workshop in the European Parliament on 2 December 2014. The STOA workshop takes as … Continue reading

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