„Do we shake hands with robots?“
The poliTEam contributed its work and other presentations to the four-day virtual conference on the Philosophy of Human-Technology Relations. The conference organized by Peter-Paul Verbeek at the DesignLab of the University of Twente explores the relations between humans and technologies at the intersection of philosophy, design, ethics, art, and engineering. Bruno Gransche spoke about the […]
The anthology “Das geteilte Ganze. Horizonte Integrierter Forschung für künftige Mensch-Technik-Verhältnisse” (Unofficial translation: “The shared whole. Horizons of integrated research for future human-technology relationships”), edited by Prof. Arne Manzeschke (Evangelische Hochschule Nürnberg) and Dr. Bruno Gransche (Universität Siegen), has now been published by Springer VS. The anthology provides a comprehensive overview of the integrated research […]
A Ulysses Pact with Artificial Systems. How to Deliberately Change the Objective Spirit with Cultured AI
Bruno Gransches article “A Ulysses Pact with Artificial Systems. How to Deliberately Change the Objective Spirit with Cultured AI”, written in relation to his presentation at CEPE 2019, has now been published in the CEPE Proceedings 2019.
“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