Data economy, data spaces, and economic and cybersecurity threats that arise from this kind of mass data collection are discussed by Ricardo Silvestre (Movimento Liberal Social) and IW-Head of Digitisation Research Vera Demary.
Not only since the Facebook group renamed itself Meta in October 2021 has the topic of metaverse gained substantial importance. Experiences due to the corona pandemic have also spurred digital applications to a great extent.
Data usage, networking, automation and autonomization: digitalization is omnipresent. But what is digitalization for? It is not an end in itself. It is intended to serve people, to help them achieve greater prosperity.