I am a researcher at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), which is part of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.

What's new:

Dec 2018:
Orwat, Carsten; Schankin, Andrea (2018): Attitudes towards big data practices and the institutional framework of privacy and data protection - A population survey, KIT Scientific Report 7753, Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing; download pdf, open access.

Jun 2018:
Presentation Ökonomische Aspekte von Big Data [Economic aspects of big data], presented at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Department of Economics, 28 June 2018.

Apr 2018:
Kolany-Raiser, Barbara; Heil, Reinhard; Orwat, Carsten; Hoeren, Thomas (eds.) (2018): Big Data und Gesellschaft. Eine multidisziplinäre Annäherung [Big data and society. A multidisciplinary approach], Wiesbaden: Springer VS, webpage of the book or access at Sprigerlink (subscription required).

Jan 2018:
New project Diskriminierungsrisiken durch Algorithmen [Risks of discrimination by algorithms], funded by the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency; projekt webpage (english), Projektwebseite (deutsch).