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Machines for Future? Webtalk on ethical decision making in the digital age

You missed the online discussion “Machines for Future”? Don’t worry, we got you! Watch the lively talk here:

WebTalk with Prof. Dr. Peter Dayan (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), Mila Gorecki (Student Assistant, Max Planck Institute), Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel (Weltethos-Institute) and Dr. Alexander von Gernler on ethical decision making in the digital age. Presented by: Ann Cathrin Riedel (LOAD e.V.) Hosted by The Weltethos Institute and the German Informatics Society (GI).

About the discussion:

This years‘ pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation. This makes it more urgent than ever to address the ethical challenges that accompany it. On the occasion of the publication of the book „Critique of Digital Reason“ by Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel, Director of the Global Ethic Institute and deputy spokesperson of the Ethics Advisory Board of the Cyber Valley Stuttgart-Tübingen, the Global Ethic Institute initiates a round table discussion in cooperation with the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. Peter Dayan, Mila Gorecki, Dr. Alexander von Gernler (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.) and Ulrich Hemel (Weltethos Institute) exchanged their views on natural and artificial decision-making and learning processes within the interdisciplinary field of human and machine-based interaction and artificial intelligence. The discussion aimed at uniting perspectives of the state-of-the-art research and the ethical and social impacts of digitalization.