Katika Kühnreich

Sinologist and political scientist. Her research focuses on the societal implications of digitization.


Cover for: Social control 4.0? China’s Social Credit Systems

China’s digital Social Credit Systems operate a form of gamified control, rewarding users while rating them according to online and offline behaviour. By 2020, the Chinese government plans to introduce a nationwide system. Western observers are appalled, but are our own social media essentially all that different?