The EU must develop new policies for the data economy

1 October 2021
By Anna Björk, Johannes Mikkonen, and Atte Ojanen, Demos Helsinki The European Union’s focus on digitalisation Digitalisation, continuously in progress, transforms the very fundamental structures of our economies and societies. On September 15, 2021, the European Commission published its State of the Union and, along with it, a Path to the Digital Decade. The EU […]

Untitled Festival: A celebration of imagination and experimentation

23 September 2021
On September 23rd, ATARCA project members hosted a dialogue session, challenging previous conceptions of data and co-creating new understandings of data that are not constrained by the existing economic system. This was the launch of our policy dialogue sessions, and the beginning of understanding the implications of anti-rivalry. Read more about the festival here.

Ecosystems and anti-rival goods: Continuous education

22 September 2021
In June, Esko Hakanen and Martin Moravek served as guest lecturers in the course, “CAS Crypto Finance & Cryptocurrencies: How Blockchain and Bitcoin are Changing Business” at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Esko and Martin presented to an audience on the difficulties of data markets in contrast to “traditional” businesses, the possibilities of ATARCA to address […]

Metaphors for data: Workshop to understand data

29 August 2021
For many, data is an intangible and vague concept, highly valued but not completely understood. Data has become almost a buzzword in modern society, offering promises of tailored and strategic decision making. The increasingly crucial role of data in business, government and education highlights the need for a shared understanding of what data is, its […]

Food Suffering and Wellbeing Index: An anti-rival approach to food consumption

26 August 2021
We consume three meals on average in a day which are constituted by several ingredients. The production of these food items has a lasting impact on factors such as the soil, water, and air and human and animal factors such as their rights, welfare, and even livelihood. However, when making food-related decisions, we are most […]

Anti-rival index for hyper transparent blockchain product sourcing

12 June 2021
TEAM: M. PENTTINEN, R. JŪMITE, AND S. SOOD SUPERVISOR: DR. S.M. AMADAE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION WORKSHOP AT BYOK, PIXELACHE FESTIVAL, ON JUNE 12, 2021   GOAL. Public engagement to develop a self-curated anti-rival index to be built as a prototype for a Food Futures to increase wellbeing and to reduce suffering.

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