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University Lecture on “Techno-eco-social Transformations”

Wolfgang Hofkirchner was invited to be part of the course SOLV XI (self-organised course no. 11) on the change of production and industrial relations in the course of the digital revolution at the Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaft) of the Vienna University

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Is there still a distinction between a Human and a Robot?

The IEEE (“Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers” – the world’s largest professional association) recently published Version 2 of Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS), produced by the IEEE Global Initiative on

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Register now! 2018 NSF Design Circle Workshop: Designing and Developing Global Engineering Systems, Oregon, USA

From 22nd to 24th March 2018 the 2018 NSF Design Circle Workshop: Designing and Developing Global Engineering Systems takes place in Oregon, USA Organized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in co-operation with the Oregon State University the goal of

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“Systems Engineering and the quest for Scientific Systems Principles”. A webinar by David Rousseau

On the 9th of June 2017 David Rousseau, member of the BCSSS Scientific Council and leader of the BCSSS Research Group “Systems Science and Philosophy” presented a webinar on “Systems Engineering and the quest for Scientific Systems Principles” to the

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Transhumanism – Netizens – Information in Evolutionary Systems: Three sections at Gothenburg June 2017

The BCSSS Research Group on “Emergent systems, information and society” calls for papers and participation in three sections of the International Society for Information Studies Summit that will take place in Gothenburg from 12 to 16 June 2017. That Summit

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„Ethics for a Global Sustainable Information Society“. A talk at IDIMT by Wolfgang Hofkirchner

In September Wolfgang Hofkirchner, leader of the BCSSS Research Group “Emergent System, Information and Society”, was invited to this year’s Interdisciplinary Information Management Talks (IDIMT) in Podebrady, (Czech Republic) to talk on „Ethics for a Global Sustainable Information Society“. For

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“Measuring Organisational Efficiency” – new book release

The BCSSS published the fourth volume of its book series. Francisco Parra-Luna, Sociologist, Professor Emeritus at the Complutense University, Madrid, and Eva Kasparova, Senior Lecturer in Managerial Sociology at the University of Economics, Prague, edited a volume with several contributions

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Systems Sciences and the global challenges

These bubbles are the symbol for the EMCSR facilitated by the Bertalanffy Center: a self-organised meeting on sciences and technologies for the self-organisation of our future (photo: Scott Camazine) The next European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research is scheduled

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