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Evaluating Health-Related ICT (hICT)

The basic goal of the series of BCSSS Vice President Felix Tretter’s workshops on (human) digitization is to make cyber-systemic perspectives of living systems explicit. Health and the health care system are important issues in this context. The aim of

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Research Group System Science and Pattern Literacy – 2018 Activity Report

The Group’s Objectives and Organization The BCSSS Research Group System Science and Pattern Literacy was launched in October 2017 by Maria Lenzi and Helene Finidori to bring together researchers and practitioners from different fields interested in the connection between patterns and

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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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Systemic Design for Future Mobility at the IIID Traffic & Transport Forum 2017 in Linz, Austria

Stefan Blachfellner, Managing Director of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of the Systems Science, was an invited speaker at the IIID Traffic & Transport Forum in Linz, Austria, 23 – 24 November 2017, organized by the International Institute for Information

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Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics III

The third meeting of the project “Systems Approaches to Information Ethics” was held in Vienna 13-17 November 2017. The topics included: foundational questions of systems approaches (evolutionary theory, emergentist systemism and normativity; information in the context of Being and non-being,

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Klaus Kornwachs 70 years old: an “interim report”

Klaus Kornwachs (photo: Leonhard Kornwachs) Ulm University celebrated the 70th birthday of Klaus Kornwachs, system theorist and philosopher of technology, member of our Scientific Council. The Humboldt-Studienzentrum für Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften, part of the School of Humanities, convened on October

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BCSSS and ARS ELECTRONICA 2017. A Valuable Exchange!

Following the cooperation with the Ars Electronica in the framework of this year’s 61st ISSS World Conference ISSS2017 Vienna the BCSSS would like to express its gratitude again for this exciting collaboration and wishes to congratulate Gerfried Stocker, the artistic

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Economy in Transition – Rethinking Society for the 21st Century

Stefan Blachfellner, Managing Director of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, was one of the invited international and national Experts in the Think Tank Symposium “Economy in Transition. The Economics of 2030 and Beyond” from 22nd –

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