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Justice, but for whom?
Angelika Strohmayer (Northumbria University) explores our needs for digital services and how we can design digital technologies supporting better futures.
Community-based Design of Open Source Software
Alex Ahmed (Carnegie Mellon University) points out that people are increasingly alienated from how technologies are designed.
Ethics and IT: How AI is Reshaping Our World
This panel discussion, part of our DIGHUM lecture series, will deal with the ethical implications and global challenges of AI.
Ten Challenges for Deontic Logic in AI
The Vienna PhD School of Informatics invites to a talk by Leon van der Torre (University of Luxembourg).
Braving Citational Justice within Human-Computer Interaction
Neha Kumar and Naveena Karusala discuss citational justice in our new public lecture series on Critical Perspectives on Technology.
Responsibly Encouraging Adoption of Contact Tracing Apps
Join us online for the next lecture in our series on Digital Humanism—this time with Elissa M. Redmiles from Microsoft Research.
Race and the Problems with ‘Progress’ in FDP
Join us online for our new public lecture series on Critical Perspectives on Technology, starting with Roos Hopman (Amsterdam).
Digital Sovereignty—Navigating Between Scylla & Charybdis
Join us online for the next lecture in our series on Digital Humanism, where international experts discuss digital sovereignty.
How Not to Destroy the World with Artificial Intelligence
Join our DIGHUM lecture series with Stuart Russell from UC Berkeley presenting his views on this crucial issue.
Online Lecture Series on Digital Humanism
Following workshops and the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism, we invite you to our online DIGHUM lectures, where we discuss different aspects of this topic.
Edward A Lee: “The Coevolution of Humans and Machines”
In the third lecture in our series, Edward Ashford Lee presents the case for considering digital beings to be living, then offers counterarguments.
Gerfried Stocker: “Humanizing Technology Through Arts”
The second lecture in our series asks what kind of digital society we want, how we can get there, and what role the Arts can play in it.
Susan J. Winter: “Cui bono? A Sociotechnical View of Smart …
Kicking off our public lecture series on Digital Humanism, Susan J. Winter (University of Maryland) talks about ethical dilemmas and challenges of smart cities.
Public Lecture Series on Digital Humanism
Following a workshop and the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism, we invite you to a public lecture series on this critical and urgent topic.
“Artificial Intelligence: Fact, Fiction, and Forecast”
Oren Etzioni pleads for separating science from science fiction and an ethically informed approach to the risks and chances of AI.
New Lecture Series on „Aspects of the Digital Transformatio…
The Centre for Informatics and Society (CIS) of the Faculty of Informatics is announcing a public lecture series on aspects of the Digital Transformation.
“On the Way to Artificial Consciousness”
Turing Award winner Manuel Blum asks whether machines can develop consciousness, and why that needn’t frighten us.
“Bias in the Web”
Search technology expert Ricardo Baeza-Yates explains the many types and mechanisms of inclination and how to break the “vicious circle of bias.”
Jeannette Wing explains why every child should learn to think computationally, and why this ability benefits society.
“How Computers Learn”
Peter Norvig demonstrates how machines can independently learn to perform complex tasks or develop sophisticated game strategies.
“Origami Folding – The Elegance of Algorithms”
Erik Demaine’s fascinating Origami folding techniques follow complex algorithms that can be used in robotics and even in astronautics.
“All Questions Answered”
Inaugurating the Vienna Gödel Lectures, Turing Award winner Donald E. Knuth redefines “lecture”, and meets with an old friend.