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Ethically aligned design – first edition released

The IEEE Initiative on ethics with autonomous and intelligent systems (A/IS) published the collaborative work on ethical considerations in the design of A/IS (see our previous news on the topic). Wolfgang Hofkirchner contributed to the chapter Classical Ethics in A/IS,…

“Technology is for people and not the other way round”*. GSIS supports the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism

The Institute for a Global Sustainable Information Society signed the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism (see screen shot of the website banner above). Hannes Werthner, Dean of the Faculty of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), convened…

Twenty questions about a Unified Theory of Information to be published in Korean

Joon Kim, Professor at Seoul National University (SNU) (see photo left), and his wife Haeok Lee, psychologist (see photo right), met with Wolfgang Hofkirchner in Vienna on 8 April 2019. Kim and Lee translated Hofkirchner’s book Twenty questions about a…

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