Hannes Grassegger

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Hannes Grassegger (@HNSGR) is a Swiss economist and award-winning technology reporter. He investigates the mechanisms and societal effects of technological disruption, tensions between liberty and digitalization, and the impact of tools like Artificial Intelligence, blockchain or microtargeting. He is known for his groundbreaking investigations on Cambridge Analytica and uncovering Facebook’s globalized way of censoring and deleting posts. In 2014 he published "Das Kapital bin Ich" (I am Capital), on why we should own our personal data. Hannes is a staff reporter for Switzerland’s leading weekly Das Magazin (Zürich).