„Do we shake hands with robots?“
Sebastian Nähr and Bruno Gransche spoke at SPT (the Society for Philosophy and Technology) at the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University, College Station/Texas, USA. The conference dealt with technology and power. With the presentation “Oh Lord – Please Don‘t Let Me Be Misunderstood: Ihde, Ricoeur, and learning systems” Gransche addressed men-machine relations and […]
Bruno Gransche presented the project poliTE at CEPE (Computer Ethics—Philosophical Enquiry) at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia/USA. The conference was organised by the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology and the Ionian University Research Team IHRC (Information: History, Regulation and Culture) and took place in May 2019. This year’s topic was risk and cybersecurity. Bruno […]
“As a social psychologist, I am studying successful interactions with new technologies. How these are designed and how they work are key questions that are also addressed in poliTE. I am looking forward to investigate these aspects on an interdisciplinary level.” F. Eyssel F. Eyssel
"Culture is like an iceberg: the deeper layers (e.g. traditions, beliefs, values) are hidden from our view; we only see and hear the uppermost layer of cultural artifacts (e.g. fashio, trends) and of verbal and non-verbal symbols" Ting-Toomey 1999
poliTE (“polite technology”) aims to analyse the ground- and framework for a new generation of „polite“ assistance systems on an interdisciplinary level and to create a network within the research community.
Duration: November 2017 – October 2020
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research