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Should we preserve the world's software history, and can we?
Roberto Di Cosmo (INRIA, France) and Edward A. Lee (UC Berkeley, USA) discuss the role of software in cultural heritage.
Decolonising Design within Colonised Worlds
This talk aims to reflect on how we decolonise our ways of being and research within humanitarian, universities and community spaces.
Digital Humanism and Democracy in Geopolitical Context
What are the effects of corporate surveillance in either autocracies or liberal democracies?
In her talk, Laura Forlano (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA) looks into how we might create a more generous understanding of human-machine relations.
The New EU Proposal for AI Regulation
Irina Orssich (European Commission) aims at contributing to the public debate of how AI should be regulated in the future.
Technology Is Driving the Future, But Who Is Steering?
In this year’s Gödel lecture, Moshe Vardi will explain why the ethical lens is too narrow for dealing with technology’s impact on society.
Speculative Design for Intimate Encounters & Ageing
Why is a medicalised approach to elderly care problematic, and how could alternative designs inspire us to rethink care, intimacy and ageing?
The Platform Economy and Europe
Cristiano Codagnone explains why platforms are not simply technological corporations but a form of quasi-infrastructure.
Fuzz Testing and Beyond
Thorsten Holz (University of Bochum) will provide an overview of his recent progress in randomized testing, where he already found hundreds of software bugs.
Cyborgs in Dialogue: The Cyborg Jillian Weise & Ashley Shew
What is it like to be a cyborg? And what are the presumptions about being prosthetized? Two cyborgs discuss.
Ethics in AI: A Challenging Task
Different biases affect all of us on the Web. Ricardo Baeza-Yates explains how we can become aware of them and safeguard a concept of ethics in AI.
Vaccination Passports—a Tool for Liberation?
How can apps like the “Green Passport” be made reliable and privacy-preserving? And can they pave the way back to normality?
The Power of Quantum Computing
Frank Leymann, first Kurt Gödel Visiting Professor at TU Wien Informatics, will talk about the potential of quantum computers.
More Than Teledildonics and Porn: Sexuality Research in HCI
G. Kannabiran reflects on how sexuality-related work has progressed and discusses challenges in studying design for sexual wellbeing.
Privacy and Verifiability in Certificate Transparency
Sarah Meiklejohn (UCL) will discuss efficient solutions for verifiability and the difficulties of achieving privacy-preserving auditing.
(Gender) Diversity and Inclusion in Digital Humanism
This panel focuses on how different voices and interests can be included in the development and application of digital technologies.
The Future is Collectivism: Exploring Technology Co-Design
Christina Harrington explores concepts of community collectivism as a way to address challenges of health and racial equity.
Digital Society, Social Justice and Academic Education
This panel focuses on how digital technologies' ethical and social aspects can be handled adequately in academic research.
Proximity Tracing with Coronalert: Lessons Learned
Bart Preneel (KU Leuven) will provide details on the experience with the Coronalert app in Belgium.
Preventing Data Colonialism without Becoming Protectionistic
This panel discussion will focus on the processing and exploitation of European citizens' data by non-European companies.
SafetyPin: Encrypted Backups with Human-Memorable Secrets
Henry Corrigan-Gibbs presents the design and implementation of SafetyPin, a system for encrypted mobile-device backups.
Holonomic Techniques, Periods, and Decision Problems
Joël Ouaknine, the scientific director of MPI, will give a talk on his recent results covering math, logic and programming languages.
Freedom of Expression in the Digital Public Sphere
This lecture will focus on how social media platforms can shape public discourse by their algorithmic content moderation.
Exploring Black Digital Praxis in Contemporary Gaming
Kishonna Gray explores how technology disparately impacts women and people of color, and how they are excluded from public spaces.
Digital Superpowers and Geopolitics
This panel will focus on the modern colonial powers in cyberspace—global concerns controlling digital platforms and social networks.
Computer Vision and AI in the Study of Fine Art
Our Doctoral School invites to a talk by David G. Stork about applications of AI methods on the interpretation of fine art.
The Queer Games Avant-Garde
Bo Ruberg presents an overview of queer game-making practices and the politics of queer independent video games, including their aesthetics and future.
Knowledge Processing, Logic, and the Future of AI
Georg Gottlob will give the first Vienna Logic Day Lecture on the occasion of the World Logic Day 2021.