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Max Mayer

Student Assistant

Max Mayer is a student assistant in the research group “Technology, Power and Domination” and is studying for his Master's degree in Sociology and Technology Studies at the Technical University of Berlin. Previously, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, where he wrote his Bachelor thesis on the role of platform organizations and virtual reality in the age of surveillance capitalism.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Student Assistant

Research Focus: Digital Infrastructures in Democracy

Research Group: Technology, Power and Domination

Fields of research

Critical Sociology, Power and behavioural manipulation, Surveillance capitalism, Platform organization

Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)