Sarah Spiekermann, Ph.D.   –   Business Informatics Professor and Thinker

The problem with Harari’s Homo Deus

Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) published my critique of Harari’s book Homo Deus in which I argue that Harari is evil because he remains neutral vis-a-vis a deeply problematic idea of wo/men. In...

Why Transhumanism is deeply problematic

“Neue Züricher Zeitung” (NZZ) published the Anti-Transhumanist Manifesto that I completed together with a number of leading-edge colleagues holding professorships in such diverse...

Networks of Control –          The Book

  • 3. Oktober 2016, 15:20
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Imagine you ask a friend to summarize for you "in a nutshell" what the rocky horror show was all about that he went to see. Your friend will probably have a hard time explaining the experience. There...

The Ethical Machine will have her own lab

  • 23. September 2016, 16:45
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On the 29th of September we are finally there: My "Ethical Machine" will get her proper lab. And everyone who wants to be part of this, just needs to register for the launch event here – ...

Why we don't like to pay for virtual goods

  • 12. April 2012, 17:11
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Psychology of ownership is one fundamental drive of our current society. The perception of „this is mine", „my car", „my house", „my furniture", „my garden" seems to be deeply rooted in us....

Privacy-by-Design and Airport Screening Systems

  • 15. März 2012, 16:27
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Checkpoint screening systems at airports are my favorite example for demonstrating how important it is to build ‚ethical' machines. With the help of ‚good' legislation, the regulator can help...

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