Peter Fleissner

Peter Fleissner

Peter Fleissner, born 1944, retired from his chair (Design and Assessment of New Technologies) at the University of Technology, Vienna, in October 2006, after seven years of work for the European Union (1997–2000: Head of the Department "Technology, Employment, Competitiveness and Society" of the Seville based Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Spain; 2000–2004: Head of the Department "Research and Networking" of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia). Before, he had worked for the Austrian Academy of Sciences; for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria; as research scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria. Selected publications: BruchStücke – a critique on contemporary capitalism (co-editor Natascha Wanek, 2009, in print); Digitale Medien - Neue Möglichkeiten für Demokratie und Partizipation? (with V. Romano, 2007); Philosophy of Culture and the Politics of Electronic Networking, 2 volumes (with J. C. Nyíri, 1999); Data Security and Privacy (with M. Choc, 1997); Men Shall Not Live by Bit Alone (with W. Hofkirchner, H. Müller, M. Pohl and Ch. Stary, 1996); The Transformation of Slovakia, 1994; Input-output analysis, 1993; East German Economy in Transition (with U. Ludwig, 1992).

 

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