Crypto Apero S03E05: Fake News and Privacy In The Time of Corona

Crypto Apero S03E05: Fake News and Privacy In The Time of Corona

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus everyone has probably experienced a fair bit of information hoaxes and fake news about the virus on the net. Some are thigh-slappers, some threaten lives. In this Crypto-Apéro we’ll look at some of the ways to spot hoaxes and…

Next ONLINE Digital Privacy Salon 31/03/20: Hoax & Coronavirus

Next ONLINE Digital Privacy Salon 31/03/20: Hoax & Coronavirus

DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION, THIS SALON WILL BE ONLINE – THIS POST WILL BE UPDATED ON THE DAY WITH THE LINK TO ATTEND Hoaxes are always spreading but we are seeing a huge amount at the moment relating to Coronvirus. Also there is a…

Crypto Apero S03E04: Living With The Enemy Edition

Crypto Apero S03E04: Living With The Enemy Edition

The Internet as we know it has been created predominantly by people that are often described as “Brogrammers” – straight, white middle class males who tend to share similar interests and world view. But what is it like to use the Internet when you do…

Privacy Salon report on RTL

Privacy Salon report on RTL

RTL came to the latest Privacy Salon and filmed this report which you can see at https://www.rtl.lu/tele/de-magazin/v/3196095.html

Understanding manipul@tion: a better internet starts with you!

Understanding manipul@tion: a better internet starts with you!

On Safer Internet Day, February 11th, myself and Raphael Vinot were the speakers at the Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg: Internet access is essential to study, to work and to be informed. However, 90% of Europeans are worried about the threat to democracies…

Youth work in digital era workshop

Youth work in digital era workshop

(image by Katharina Blum https://twitter.com/btlgngsmdrtrn/status/1218113105324126209) On January 16th I gave 2 workshops at the “Youth work in digital era” conference organised by the Service National de la Jeunesse of Luxembourg. Workshop description: Browsing and evaluating information Young people are subjected to a huge flow of…

FROM ADORABLE DEER EYES TO FAKE NUDES

FROM ADORABLE DEER EYES TO FAKE NUDES

The unstoppable rise of the smartphone has given birth to a generation of DIY filmmakers & editors, AKA young people who have taken advantage of the tools in their pockets to unleash their creativity. But are they just pawns of the platforms, data-mined for surveillance…

LegalHackers: Communicating in a private way: why should you care?

LegalHackers: Communicating in a private way: why should you care?

On January 30th I will be on the panel for this event by Legal Hackers: #DataPrivacyDay2020 Communicating with our family, friends, and other relevant people of our lives in a private manner is the foundation of our democratic societies. Yet, how can communication be private,…

CYBERDAY.LU2019

CYBERDAY.LU2019

I gave a talk at CYBERDAY.LU2019: Boris Buses, Wine Boxes, Kippers & Dead Cats Topic: Disinformation & Search Engine Optimisation for Fun & Politics Event video:

MC @ HACK.LU

MC @ HACK.LU

I’m delighted to be MC at Hack.lu again this year – see you there? Agenda here https://2019.hack.lu/agenda/