Veranstaltung: Judith Simon: “The ethics of AI and big data” am 6. September 2021, 19 Uhr, Berlin

Advances in digital technologies in general and artificial intelligence in particular have stirred high hopes and deep fears at the same time. High expectations of great advancements in science, industry and society are confronted with equally grave concerns regarding threats to civil rights, societal values and democratic liberties posed by such technologies. As a consequence, requests have been voiced demanding the ethical design of such technologies, a trend mirrored in many recent policy papers. But how exactly can fundamental rights and moral values be accounted for in the design, development and management of systems as diverse as the Facebook newsfeed, search engines, and automated-decision making tools predicting anything from creditworthiness to recidivism?

Judith Simon: The ethics of AI and big data
Monday 6 September 2021 | 7 pm | Doors open 6pm
Spindler & Klatt – Köpenicker Str. 16-17 | Livestream –


The event will be held in English and simultaneously translated into German. In addition Judith Simons lecture will be broadcasted live in English from 7 pm at The event will take place in compliance with a detailed hygiene concept. The venue is also well ventilated and there is a minimum distance of 1.5 meters between the seats.

To participate in the onsite event you have to register online and you either need a max. 24hold Corona rapid test or a vaccination or recovery certificate.