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24th October 2023

Data Protection in the Smart Home

When people live in a smart home, they often cannot see where a camera is running, where a microphone might be recording something or where other data is being collected. The DAMA project aims to improve this situation and has developed a prototype that informs users about data collection and gives them back control over their data.


26th September 2023

Insights and Impact

In May, a symposium titled "Social Justice and Technological Futures" took place in the old town of Tübingen, bringing together a group of individuals from different corners of the globe. Participants shed light on the societal injustices embedded within technologies as well as solutions for just technological futures from an interdisciplinary perspective.


4th April 2023

Trust in AI Ethics

With the publication of the Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI (2019), notions of trust and trustworthiness gained particular attention within AI ethics-debates: Despite an apparent consensus that AI should be trustworthy, it is less clear what trust and trustworthiness entail in the field of AI. Currently, AI Ethics tends to overload the notion of trustworthiness, turning it into a buzzword that cannot be operationalized.

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Release Date Authors Article
24.10.2023 Alexander Orlowski Data Protection in the Smart Home
26.09.2023 Sonja Pfisterer Recap of the Symposium on Social Justice and Technological Futures
04.04.2023 Karoline Reinhardt Trust in AI Ethics
09.02.2023 Alexander Orlowski Neutrality of ChatGPT
15.12.2022 Martin Hennig Digital afterlife
02.09.2022 Céline Gressel Warum wir über Anwender*innen sprechen sollten
29.03.2022 Mone Spindler Digitale Lösungen für Probleme mit Demenz - Chancen und Risiken auszubalancieren reicht nicht aus
17.05.2021 Isabella Hermann Demokratie, Behörden und KI
06.04.2021 Jessica Heesen Ethics and Artificial Intelligence
08.02.2021 Paula Helm Covideo-Partys und Zoom-Fatigue
12.11.2020 Cora Bieß, Maria Pawelec Schaden Deepfakes (wirklich) der Demokratie?
07.05.2020 Wulf Loh, Laura Schelenz How the triage rules compound historical injustices against Black communities in the USA