Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis
Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis (HCPP) is the flagship event of Paralelní Polis, which since 2014 has been regularly attended by over 500 fans and IT experts from all over the world. HCPP is held annually in Prague on the first weekend of October.
The main thematic pillars of the three-day congress are Freedom & Cryptoanarchy, Decentralized Economics, & Cryptocurrencies, Political Art & Hacking, and Science & Technology.
Paralelní Polis is a one-of-a-kind nonprofit organization that brings together art, social sciences, and modern technologies. The ideas of liberty, independence, innovative thinking, and the development of society are the main underlying foundations of the project.
The project intends to remain state-free as it operates entirely without support from the government, and most of the funds come from voluntary contributions of our donors and partly from commercial activities such as running a unique coworking space and the world’s first bitcoin-only cafe.
It was founded by members of a contemporary-art group Ztohoven, and Slovak and Czech hackerspaces. Its main goal is to promote economic, social, and digital freedom. We try to be a vocal voice of liberty in order to shape the public discourse, and ultimately work towards a freer future.
History of HCPP
visited HCPP15 and talked The Silk Road Case: What happened, What’s next, Why it Matters
visited HCPP16 and shared his thoughts on the future of money
visited HCPP17 and talked about assassination politics
visited HCPP17 and talked about Rojava: Call for a revolutionary hacker movement and the study of polytechnics
visited HCPP18 and talked about hardware wallet threats and vulnerabilities
visited HCPP19 and talked about the Atlas of Countries that Don’t Exist
visited HCPP20 and talked about Paradigmatics – Exploring New Technological Freedoms to Crush Old Power Structures
visited HCPP21 and talked about CryptorgArts and how cyborg art and crypto art can end up merging in the upcoming years
visited HCPP22 and gave an outstanding speech on Can Tech Serve Humanity?