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Luke Munn, Erich Prem: The Uselessness of AI Ethics
Luke Munn (University of Queensland) and Erich Prem (Universität Wien & eutema) discuss the potential and challenges of ethical AI systems.
Mohammad Farshi: Geometric Spanner Networks
Mohammad Farshi, Guest Professor at TU Wien Informatics, discusses Euclidean graphs, t-spanners, and their applications.
Bob Fisher: Agricultural Robots – Chances and Issues
Professor Bob Fisher talks about the TrimBot2020 Gardening Robot and other issues with agricultural robots.
Who Elected Big Tech?
IWM Digital Humanism Fellow Allison Stanger speaks about technological innovation and power shifts.
Distributed Computations in Fully-Defective Networks
Ran Gelles shows how to simulate any algorithm for a noiseless setting over any fully-defective setting.
Potentiale und Anwendungen von Quantum Humanities
Johanna Barzen spricht über Quantum Computing in den Digital Humanities und stellt das QHAna Quantum Humanities Analysis Tool vor.
Open Societies and Democratic Sustainability
IWM Digital Humanism Fellow Allison Stanger speaks about technological innovation and its impacts on the contemporary world.
Topologische Datenanalyse und deren Quantenaspekte
Frank Leymann, erster Kurt Gödel Visiting Professor, spricht über Homologie als Grundlage der topologischen Datenanalyse.
Deep Dive zum Shor-Algorithmus
Frank Leymann, erster Kurt Gödel Visiting Professor, spricht über Kettenbrüche und deren Wahrscheinlichkeiten bei der Quantenbasierten Faktorisierung.
Quantum Lectures 2022
Frank Leymann, erster Kurt Gödel Visiting Professor, und Johanna Barzen werden über Aspekte des Quantencomputing sprechen.
Dines Bjørner: “Domain Science & Engineering”
Join us for a public lecture by guest professor Dines Bjørner of DTU Compute, Technical University, Denmark.
Rocks, Flesh, and Rockets. A Political Ecology of AI
Kate Crawford maps the global impacts of large-scale computation on the environment, personal data, and human labor.
Humanities Festival 2022
In our age of uncertainty, this festival offers transdisciplinary dialogue. On October 2, Dean Gerti Kappel speaks about the chances of Digital Humanism.
Eric Horvitz: “AI Advances, Responsibilities, and Governanc…
Eric Horvitz, Chief Scientific Officer at Microsoft, tells us about the potential costs of AI and corporate responsibilities.
Leonardo Mariani: “Towards Field-Testing”
Join guest professor Leonardo Mariani’s talk “Towards Field-Testing: Breaking the Boundaries of in-House Testing”.
Ozgur Sinanoglu: “Do You Trust Your Chip?”
Guest professor Ozgur Sinanoglu talks about hardware liabilities in Integrated Circuits (IC) – from reverse engineering to piracy and malicious modifications.
Arthur Gervais: “How Dark is the Forest?”
The ViSP Distinguished Lecture Series continues with a talk by Arthur Gervais of Imperial College London, UK.
Laura Devendorf: “Reconsidering Technology through the Lens…
Laura Devendorf tells us what weaving has to do with software development and how we can use it as a completely new way to look at design and interaction.
Tommie Meyer: “Knowledge Representation and Reasoning”
Join guest professor Tommie Meyer as he introduces Knowledge Representation and Reasoning as one of the pillars of AI.
“Why We Rely on Badly Behaving Machines”
Toby Walsh tells us about the future of AI and why we should reconsider existing approaches to technology development.
Vienna Gödel Lecture 2022: Toby Walsh
Toby Walsh, AI expert and “rock star” of Australia’s digital revolution talks about machines behaving badly.
Explaining the Unexplainable
Edward A. Lee, distinguished computer scientist and expert on societal implications of technology, unravels the black boxes of machines and human minds alike.
Edward A. Lee: “Limits of Machines, Limits of Humans”
Edward A. Lee, distinguished computer scientist and expert on societal implications of technology, talks about the limits of explainable AI.
Frances Haugen: “The Facebook Files”
Facebook whistleblower Francis Haugen will talk about accountability & transparency in Social Media.
Lunch Talk: Astrid Weiss
‘One cannot know everything’ — On the need of epistemological diversity in human-centered Human-Robot-Interaction Research
Joost-Pieter Katoen: “Mechanically Finding Probabilities”
Join guest professor Joost-Pieter Katoen as he surveys the analysis of parametric probabilistic models.
Alex Yakovlev: “Data-Driven Computing”
Join guest professor Alex Yakovlev as he explores the potential for designing a data-driven computer based on the concept of an ensemble of learning automata.
Carles Sierra: “Responsible Artificial Intelligence”
Carles Sierra talks about responsible technology and how to counteract social fears of AI.
Public Lectures by Our Guest Professors in 2022
Join the public lectures held by this year‘s renowned guest professors of our doctoral colleges and the TU Wien Informatics Doctoral School.
Learning from People: Adoption of Contact Tracing Apps
The ViSP Distinguished Lecture Series continues with a talk by Elissa Redmiles of Max Planck Institute, Germany.
AI Ethics as Translational Ethics
David Danks talks about the ethical implications of AI and how we can create ethics specific to AI design, development, and deployment.
How AI may threaten political capacity of human intelligence
Benjamin Gregg talks about how some forms of artificial intelligence may one day threaten the political capacity of human intelligence.
How to Commit to a Private Function
The ViSP Distinguished Lecture Series continues with a talk by Dan Boneh of Stanford University, USA.
Why AI is Harder Than We Think
Melanie Mitchell talks about why the development of long-promised AI tech has turned out to be much harder than many people expected.
Attacking the Brain: Security and Privacy Case Studies
The ViSP Distinguished Lecture Series continues with a talk by Franziska (Franzi) Roesner of University of Washington, USA.
Job Scenarios 2030: How the World of Work has Changed
Daniel Samaan talks about how the world of work will look like in 2030. Moderation by George Metakides.
What is a “Truly Ethical” Artificial Intelligence?
Antonio Casilli talks about an end-to-end approach to responsible and humane technological systems.
IoT Business Models
Guest lecture by Prof. Felix Wortmann from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.