Falk Steiner worked as Senior Expert for digitalization in the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Megatrends program. Grown up with home computers, since the mid-1990s with TCP/IP stack. Studied political science in Bonn and Berlin, focusing on digital, European, foreign and security policy, and the history of political ideas. Before joining the Bertelsmann Stiftung, he spent the last six years as a correspondent for Deutschlandfunk in Berlin, covering political and digital debates.
Within the framework of “The New New” fellowship, 24 thought leaders in twelve projects from across Europe spent six months working on visions of inclusive digital futures. The fellows have provided very concrete opportunities and pathways with a wide range of content, formats and media that empower people in our digital world.
“Digital Sovereignty” is a term frequently used in political debates on the national and European level. What is meant by this? How can the EU be capable of asserting its own values and legal systems in a digital policy? The debate on “Digital Sovereignty” is not sufficiently based on evidence at the present time. To […]