Should We Beware of Wellness Apps?

Health and lifestyle apps: Enhencing quality of life, improving medical research. On the downside: shaky and unsafe programming, aiming at controlling lifes, fostering trade of private data, supported by lawmaker’s games. Feeling gloomy about the self-determined future. Great future for sick people, indeed. Medical apps used for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases are admittedly […]

When it becomes serious, you have to lie

Jean-Claude Juncker, the new President of the European Commission, on April 20, 2011 during an event in Brussels: »When it becomes serious, you have to lie.« And he is convinced that citizens do not have the right to know everything: »I’m ready to be insulted as being insufficiently democratic, but I want to be serious […]