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Tag: ethics

Ethical Challenges in the context of Responsible Innovation and Artificial Intelligence

BCSSS Managing Director Stefan Blachfellner followed a personal invitation of a. Prof. Dr. André Martinuzzi to the event “#Think Tank Responsible Innovation 4.0 and Artificial Intelligence – Ethical Challenges for Enterprises dealing with Artificial Intelligence” which was organized by respACT and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna) in…

Innovation in Government – Behavioural Insights and Systems Thinking for Policy Making – an Invitation from the OECD

Stefan Blachfellner, BCSSS Managing Director, followed the personal invitation of The Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) to the ‘Innovation in Government: Steps, leaps and bounds’ Conference, on 19th and 20th November 2018 in Paris, France at the headquarters of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OPSI convened…

Big Data – Epistemological Requests of Systems Science

On October 10th and 11th in 2018 the BCSSS became a Big Data Hub, where about 15 people of different disciplines came together in order to critically assess the fundamental epistemological potential of Big Data. The event dealt with a philosophical oriented, multidisciplinary examination as an epistemology of Big Data….

Imaginaries of Cyber Futures on the testbed of Information Ethics

Tomáš Sigmund from the University of Economics Prague and Wolfgang Hofkirchner hold together a course module at the Vienna University of Technology. The module on Designing technosocial systems focuses in the summer semester 2017 besides systems approaches and systemic approaches to information, information technologies and information society on information ethics and future…

Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics I

Within the framework of the Emergent Systems, Information and Society group, Tomáš Sigmund was invited to the Center to start the joint research project “Systems Approaches to Information Ethics”. In a three-day workshop during his stay in Vienna (23-27 January, 2017), Soft Systems Methodology (Checkland) and Critical Systems Heuristics (Ulrich) were…

„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 further information about IDIMT 2015 please click here!

BCSSS contributes to the International Society for Information Studies Summit 2015

The Bertalanffy Center was – besides many other organisations – co-organiser of the ISIS Summit Vienna 2015, held at the Vienna University of Technology and including a floating part on the Danube. The focus of that event that attracted almost 400 people, mainly scientists, but also entrepreneurs and activists, was on…