Like I am Made of Glass – Hackers and Our Fragile Lives

Beginning of January 2019. The new year begins with a nasty surprise: "Berlin is shaken by a massive data theft, unknown perpetrators have published private data from a number of top politicians, entertainers and journalists: mobile phone numbers, holiday photos, bank account details, chat excerpts were published. Berlin is in turmoil. " (Handelsblatt, 4th January2019)

"(The) hacker has taught me what it means when we humans, our infrastructures, and our social institutions are made of glass. Transparent, maniable, and fragile."

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