Tag: internet

The sweat of labour
(Move Fast and Break Things)

The book Move Fast and Break Things criticises Google, Facebook and Amazon sharply, but is at the same time partly romantic and crude.

Sweeping up the internet
(The Cleaners)

The «cleaners» of global social media platforms live in harsh societies and conditions of comparative clutter to those after whom they are cleaning up.

Life without thought
(World Without Mind)

A past to present look at big tech’s influence over society and how we can fight their pervasive power.

The Click Culture
(Stare Into The Lights My Pretties)

Stare Into The Lights My Pretties explores how people are being rewired by the all-consuming need to be in touch and online.

Bread and circuses while democracy dies
(Fake news)

Climate change, economic inequality, migration, galloping demographic growth and the loss of biodiversity all pose serious threats to civilization.

Declaring Cyber War

The 2016 Berlinale presents Alex Gibney’s Zero Days, one of the most important documentaries of the year.

Power to the people

Decentralisation; many of us have heard the term before, and in Berlin it is a buzz word.

Observation 24/7

In the near future, big data developments will allow companies to observe people constantly.

On the differences between man and machine
(Lo And Behold)

Werner Herzog explores and challenges the net – as the dreamy documentarist he continues to be.

A living crawling human installation
(We Live In Public)

Timoner wins the Sundance Grand Jury Prize with a haunting depiction of the extremities of our online existence.