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How Can Attention-Seeking Be Good? Seminar Recording Now Online

How Can Attention-Seeking Be Good? Seminar Recording Now Online

In this seminar on 12 December 2023, Prof. Dr. Cor van der Weele (Wageningen University & Research) spoke about the question how attention-seeking can be good. It was organized by the ESDiT working group on the “Attention Economy,” as part of their seminar series “Attending as practice in the attention economy”
Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity – Recording Now Available

Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity – Recording Now Available

On 31 October 2023 the ESDiT working group on “Attention Economy” organized an online seminar with Dr. Gloria Mark (University of California, Irvine) on her book ‘Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity’. The seminar is part of the series “Attending as practice in the attention economy”.
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 Co-Shaping of Attention and Technologies – Recording Now Available

The Co-Shaping of Attention and Technologies – Recording Now Available

Speaker at the online seminar on ‘The Co-Shaping of Attention and Technologies’ was dr. Galit Wellner of Tel Aviv University and the Holon Institute of Technology. The seminar was part of the series “Attending as practice in the attention economy”, organized by the ESDiT working group on the “Attention Economy.”
From the Attention Economy to a Politics of Curiosity – Recording Now Available

From the Attention Economy to a Politics of Curiosity – Recording Now Available

https://youtu.be/wJDA07UBZcs
Reimagining Persuasive Technologies for Digital Well-being – Recording Now Available

Reimagining Persuasive Technologies for Digital Well-being – Recording Now Available

https://youtu.be/ANPhQZXFxrY
“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 — PhD position on Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Digital Well-Being

— VACANCY CLOSED — PhD position on Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Digital Well-Being

ESDiT-consortium partner Eindhoven University of Technology is looking for a PhD candidate exploring how philosophical insights on digital well-being can contribute to the design of emerging online technologies. This position has the option to be affiliated with the ESDiT program.

Zen and the Art of Dealing with the Attention Economy – seminar recording now available

https://youtu.be/_PDXDeNOnQE

The Commodification of Attention – seminar recording now available

https://youtu.be/wpBauIPMojw
— 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.
ESDiT Research line leader Wijnand IJsselsteijn has been awarded the Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellowship 2024/25

ESDiT Research line leader Wijnand IJsselsteijn has been awarded the Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellowship 2024/25

Wijnand IJsselsteijn has been awarded the Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellowship 2024/25 for his research on progressively lifelike virtual embodiments in the metaverse. During his fellowship, from September 2024 onwards, he will unpack and analyze the psychological effects and ethical values at stake in relation to the introduction of virtual and augmented reality – together referred to as eXtended Reality, or XR – at a large scale and with unprecedented quality.

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