Robots in Residence, virtual Couch Lessons, Climate Hackathons - with a variety of formats, Generation A=Algorithm seeks to carry the discussion about artificial intelligence into wider sections of society. The individual formats invite to a critical reflection on AI and the testing of own technical solutions.
Designing a critical card game which deals with the absurdities of our technological present has a lot in common with the development of an algorithmic system: Both need some rules for them to work — but in the end, they are human-made. Karla Zavala Barreda & Adriaan Odendaal about implications of this insight for their co-creational game design process.
What concerns and hopes do young Europeans associate with AI? 3,000 young adults (18 – 30 years old) took part in an online survey that has been realized by the Goethe-Institut, in cooperation with the Weizenbaum-Institut.
Karen Hao, senior AI reporter at MIT Technology Review / US Rahul Panicker, Chief Innovation Officer, Wadhwani AI - AI for Social Good / India Björn Schuller, Professor of artificial intelligence at Imperial College London and chair of embedded intelligence for healthcare and wellbeing at the University of Augsburg / Germany
Claire L. Evans, singer, writer and artist, lead singer of the pop group YACHT / US Holly Herndon, composer, musician and sound artist / Germany Ash Koosha, composer, producer, singer and filmmaker / UK
Victor Galaz, Deputy Director and Associate Professor at the Stockholm Resilience Centre / Sweden Lynn Kaack, Energy Politics Group ETH Zürich and Co-Chair of Climate Change AI / Schweiz Sims Witherspoon, Program Manager, DeepMind