Markus Overdiek works for the “Europe’s Future” program at the Bertelsmann Stiftung. Previously, he worked for the Bertelsmann Stiftung on the projects “Ethics of Algorithms” and “Global Economic Dynamics”. He has a focus in economics, data science, digitization, and European affairs.
Markus Overdiek received his Master’s degree in “Public Policy” with a focus on economics from the University of Münster. He also studied at the University of Leipzig and the Aix-Marseille School of Economics. During his studies, stations included the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Deutsche Bahn AG, the Center for Interdisciplinary Economics and the HHL Graduate School of Management.
Algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly shaping our everyday lives. A new survey shows what the German public knows about these technologies, and what it thinks of them. A comparison of the recent results with those of 2018 and 2020 shows that while the awareness and acceptance of automated decision-making has grown in recent […]
Introduced in 2021, “The New New” fellowship provides a framework for working towards inclusive visions of our digital futures. For organizations engaged in similar undertakings, we now present five overarching insights of the program.
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.
What do more inclusive and diverse digital visions of the future look like? Almost 300 project ideas from all over Europe applied for “The New New”-fellowship. During the last weeks the advisory board selected twelve projects from nine countries. These projects will receive coaching and financial support over six months to further professionalize their existing […]