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Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies New Webinar Series

Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies New Webinar Series

The Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies (CEET) initiative is a joint venture by the Conceptual Engineering Network, the ESDIT Consortium, HKU's AI&Humanity Lab, and ConceptLab HK. The CEET initiative aims to promote the ...
ESDIT on the Dissenter Podcast

ESDIT on the Dissenter Podcast

ESDIT researchers Jeroen Hopster, Julia Hermann and Ibo van de Poel talk on The Dissenter Podcast about their recently published book The Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies; An Introduction. Host Ricardo Lopez about this podcast: "We start by discussing the ethics of technology, what socially disruptive technologies are, and the intercultural outlook of the book. We then go through social media, social robots, climate engineering, and ectogestative technology. We also discuss who should be held responsible for social disruption, and whether technology is neutral."
“The Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies; An Introduction” – New Open Access Book

“The Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies; An Introduction” – New Open Access Book

About this book Technologies shape who we are, how we organize our societies and how we relate to nature. For example, social media challenges democracy; artificial intelligence raises the question of what is unique to humans; and the ...
— VACANCY CLOSED — Postdoc position “The potential of living labs for the ethics of technology: developing new empirical and philosophical methods”

— VACANCY CLOSED — Postdoc position “The potential of living labs for the ethics of technology: developing new empirical and philosophical methods”

Postdoc position "The potential of living labs for the ethics of technology: developing new empirical and philosophical methods" available at TU Delft, Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management. Application deadline: 15 May 2023.

Conceptual Engineering: Why do we need it? How do we do it?

On 31 March and 1 April 2022 Jeroen Hopster and Guido Löhr, postdocs in the Foundations and Synthesis line, organized the workshop “Conceptual Engineering and Socially Disruptive Technologies”. Some of the workshop presentations were recorded, including this lecture by Amie Thomasson.
#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Jeroen Hopster on “The Nature of Socially Disruptive Technologies”

#ESDiTPodcast S0 – Jeroen Hopster on “The Nature of Socially Disruptive Technologies”

Jeroen Hopster is postdoctoral researcher at Twente University and member of ESDiT. In October 2021 he published the paper "The nature of socially disruptive technologies" in Technology in Society. In this episode Julia Hermann interviews him about his research on technosocial disruption.

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