Mit Open Mind und Open Source

Interview mit mir von Patricia Leu für den Prototype Fund. Theresa, du leitest die Forschungsgruppe “Public Interest AI” am Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft. Was genau ist euer Ziel? Unser übergeordnetes Ziel ist es, ein Verständnis für das Konzept Gemeinwohl zu erarbeiten und dieses dann in den Prozess der Entwicklung von Künstlicher Intelligenz (KI) zu übersetzen.

In short about me

I am a theorist and speaker on digital technology and society. Currently, I am working at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society leading the AI & Society Lab and a research group focussed on the development of AI in the public interest, funded by the BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research). 

The Otherwise Network

I am proud to be a founding member of the Otherwise Network – a transdisciplinary collective of people working on issues around tech and society. We started working together during 2018 and decided to create a closer connection to pursue projects together, create events and foster a debate about technology, that leaves the mainstream tracks

Love, Robot

Thoughts on empathy between humans and the machine. A couple years ago, I watched the movie „Her“ with my partner at that time. It started an argument. He found the thought of an artificial girlfriend (assumed that technology advanced in their performance) generally acceptable. The idea of a robotic partner triggered a deep intuitive resistance

Talking with Chealsea Manning

Talking with Chealsea Manning at re:publica 2018 This interview was definitley the most moving one in my life so far. Writing and researching for years about digital forms of civil disobedience couldn’t be rewarded better in meeting this amazing person. The most astonishing thing about her was her humble and vulnerable appearance that reconciled her