Representatives of powerful technology companies from the US West Coast and China are pursuing the cross-linking and automation of everything and everyone. And the users behave like their diligent accomplices.
What exactly makes the current Big Tech and Big Data companies so powerful? And why do people allow entities unknown to them to collect data about them and direct them? Gisela Schmalz shows the complex interrelationships and ways out of a techno-induced heteronomy.