Cracked Labs

Institute for Critical Digital Culture

Cracked Labs is an independent research institute and a creative laboratory based in Vienna, Austria. It investigates the socio-cultural impacts of information technology and develops social innovations in the field of digital culture.

Cracked Labs is a non-profit organization. It was established in 2012 to strengthen a participatory and self-determined use of information and communication technology as well as the free access to knowledge and information – independently from commercial or governmental interests.

Cracked Labs consists of an interdisciplinary and international network of experts in the fields of science, theory, activism, technology, art, design and education and cooperates with public and private parties.

Fields of work / keywords: Surveillance, online tracking, privacy, algorithmic decision-making, tech policy, open source, open knowledge, serious games.

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