Writer, journalist, thought leader, and leading author Andreas Ekström analyses all things relating to the digital world for Sweden’s daily newspaper Sydsvenskan. A digital futurist, Andreas Ekström is a bestselling author.
His book about Google, “The Google Code”, is seen as a leading commentator on most aspects of the digital environment. In it, he considers all aspects of the company’s culture and its rise to dominance in the digital sphere. He looks at such aspects as its constant evolution, the changes made to meet user demands, its design and technology strategies, and data gathering. He also takes a look at the algorithms behind its searches, while examining the relationships between user trust, corporate trust, bias, and the company’s accountability.
Andreas Ekström has a great passion with regards to digital equality. He envisions a world wherein wealth is shared. This does not only infer financial aspects, but also with regards to knowledge, power, technology, relationships, and behaviour.
Believing that people are the pioneers of the digital world, Andreas Ekström believes in the need of a digital constitution. He feels people need to consider the ethical implications with regards to technology, and often debates the need for convenience versus the ethics of Ai product regulation.
Andreas Ekström is a highly sought after speaker with a reporting experience that covers many years in the digital field. He has amazing insights with regards to how digitalization has influenced the media, business world, and politics.
Andreas Ekström lives in Sweden and presents in Swedish and English.
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