Project launch

Technologies of Hope: 100 Responses to the Pandemic

'Technologies of Hope' looks at a curated selection of 100 technologies developed in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This interactive research project allows you to explore the narratives of these pandemic products, the companies behind them - and the 'new normal' to which they aspire.
The Glass Room - Netherlands
The Glass Room

The Glass Room - Netherlands

From the tech boom to tech backlash, our understanding of the digital has become both deeply personal and deeply political. Two major Glass Room exhibitions tackling these themes are taking place in The Netherlands, in Leeuwarden and Amsterdam.

Exposing the Invisible

No Disaster Is Natural: Investigating climate change

Climate disasters are often described as 'natural' phenomena, only remotely fuelled by carbon emissions. This article from Exposing the Invisible explores pathways for investigating climate disasters and how - or whether - communities can adapt to them.

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Time for Big Tech to Grow Up

Our Executive Director and co-founder Stephanie Hankey responds to Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony and argues that, when it comes to social media and young people: "it's Big Tech that needs to grow up".

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impact

Annual Report 2020

In our Annual Report 2020, you can read about our activities and successes across each of our projects last year, as well as who we are as an organisation and how we responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Glass Room

The Glass Room: Capsule 1.0

The Glass Room presents Capsule 1.0, a quarterly showcase of digital objects - old and new - from previous Community Edition series, independent investigations and collaborations. This first capsule explores how our phone numbers, face prints and personal data travel from our smartphones to different third-party organisations.

Data and Activism

The Complete Organiser's Activity Book

Over the past year, our Data & Activism project has released five chapters full of playful exercises for civil society organisers, which have now been combined into the complete Organiser's Activity Book.