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Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm

Marc Elsberg

The thriller author describes how data impact society and how apps can alter our behavior.

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Marc Elsberg on the digitalization of the book

Real name: Marcus Rafelsberger

Residence: Vienna

Occupation: Advertising strategist, author

Books: "Blackout - Morgen ist es zu spät" (2012), "Zero - Sie wissen, was du tust" (2014)

Award: "Zero - Sie wissen, was du tust" was named "Knowledge Book of the Year 2014" by the magazine "bild der wissenschaft"

Social media: @Marc_Elsberg, facebook.com/MarcElsberg

On the value of the book: "For me, a book has value when it opens up a new perspective on the world, however small it might be."

On the future of the book: "I am very optimistic about the future of the book. The written word will be around for a long time. What it's written on - whether paper or electronic - doesn't matter. The main thing is that it's still around, and I believe it will be."

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