The Open Revolution - Book Launch


location Newspeak House | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM Tuesday 12 June 2018 (BST)

Join us for the Launch of Rufus Pollock's Open Revolution

Join us for the launch of Rufus Pollock's new book Open Revolution – New Rules for a New Age

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Forget everything you think you know about the digital age. The simple truth is that it’s not about privacy, AI or blockchain—it’s about the rules. And hope lies in the fact that we can change them in a radically better way.

Will the digital revolution give us information democracies or information empires? The answer lies not in technology but in a political choice: a choice between making information Open, freely accessible to all, or, making it Closed, exclusively owned and controlled.

In his provocative book Dr Rufus Pollock, founder and president of Open Knowledge, challenges our preconceptions about how the digital age work and its impact on our world.

Open Revolution shows us the source of the increasing inequality and stunted innovation that comes with building our digital age on outdated rules. It offers a vision for how to reboot those rules on a more equal and innovative basis.

Location

Newspeak House

133 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DG, UK

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