Julia Krüger


Julia Krueger is a political scientist (Diplom, University Potsdam) specialized in digitization. Her regular business is to support Saskia Esken (MP, Social Democrats) as a legislative assistant in all matters of digitization, internal affairs/ it security, and artificial intelligence policy in Germany. In addition, she works as an independent author and speaker for netzpolitik.org - the central German medium for digital rights and a hub for coordinating civil society actions amongst European and Global friends – and as an independent consultant for various stakeholder, e.g. the Bertelsmann Foundation or the Aspen Institute. Due to her research interests, she remains fellow at the Centre of Internet and Human Rights (Viadrina). 

Her professional knowledge covers network architectures and data communication (thesis: content regulations), varieties in technology regulation (Think Tank Self-Regulation Information-Economy, 2013), the development of digitization and digital policy, politics, and polity in Germany (Social Science Research Center, 2013-15), as well as tech, law, and policy issues related to machine learning, data and platform regulation, and artificial intelligence (Independen Research & Advocacy, since 2015). Her studies included: politics, economics, public law, psychology, sociology, history, and statistics. She is devoted to knowledge relevant to social coordination, especially to successes or fails in cooperation (e.g. in groups, business, and politics) - looking for info gaps, potential solutions, and innovations to share insights and experience. Her vision of a digital society evolved as a form of advanced social coordination - not restricted to process ever more information and data, but to make sense from its variety and excellence - multiplied by machine learning, platforms, and artificial intelligence, now.

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