Shaked Spier

Ph.D. Candidate
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Shaked is a Ph.D. candidate in Ethics and Technology at the Department of Philosophy, University of Twente. He's a member of the 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology and research fellow at the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy, The New School, NYC. Shaked's dissertation looks at the ethical and political aspects of the digital economy (especially the platform economy and sharing economy), focusing on democratic and alternative models such as platform cooperatives.

Additionally, Shaked is a spokesperson of the workgroup on internet and digital policies, digital society, and digital rights (BAG Netzpolitik) in DIE LINKE (the German left party).


Disclosive Ethics and the Platform Economy: Making the Ethics and Politics of Platform Cooperatives Visible

Shaked Spier

When discussing digital ethics, ethics by design, etc., some fundamental questions come up: what does it mean to build values into a technology’s design? Where and how do we find them? Do technologies actually have politics?
I present an approach to reconstruct digital platforms' values and make them visible using case studies of platform co-ops.
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