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Barbara Wimmer works as a journalist since more than ten years. After writing for German music magazines and the Austria broadcasting company ORF she works for the daily newspaper KURIER and the technology website Her main topics are digital rights, surveillance, privacy and it-security. Her first crime novel named „The Crash“ deals with hackers, self-driving cars, big data, connected cow houses and the media. 

Under her artist name „Shroombab“ she released several singles and albums in the genres of electronic music (mainly drum&bass and dubstep). 2015 she started an activist project called „music with message“, where she combines electronic beats with her critique about serious topics around technology influenced processes within society. Her remix-LP „We Killed Privacy“ got released end of october 2016. „Smart Lies“ will follow in 2017.

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