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Online course ‘Design for Values’ Starting on 15 November 2018

July 11th, 2018|Categories: Course announcement|

Sharpen your business proposition by learning how to systematically integrate values (such as sustainability, safety, equity and privacy) into the design of new technologies or products in your organization. This will ensure a strategic win-win outcome for both society and your business.

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Call for proposals DDFV Open Subsidy 2018 (for TU Delft researchers)

July 3rd, 2018|Categories: DDFV News|

Researchers at Delft University of Technology who are working on design for values are cordially invited to make use of this 2018 call for proposals for the “DDFV Open Subsidy”. The aim of this subsidy is to stimulate cooperation across groups towards more synergy and increase the visibility, awareness, [...]

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Successful Closing Event for Pilot Program on Responsible Innovation and the SDGs – Watch the Video

June 13th, 2018|Categories: DDFV News|

In the academic year 2017-2018 Delft University of Technology explored the viability and relevance of a new research program on meeting the sustainable development goals through responsible innovation and design for values. The program consisted of fourteen short-term pilot projects and was made possibly by support from The Hague municipality. The pilot program closed with a stimulating symposium on 8 June 2018 in the Peace Palace in The Hague.

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Incorporating Ethical Considerations in Autonomous & Intelligent Systems (A/IS) – Slides from the Event

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, DDFV News|

Incorporating Ethical Considerations in Autonomous & Intelligent Systems (A/IS) – Policy & Industry Requirements in the Algorithmic Age was the topic of an interactive discussion that took place in The Hague on Monday 11 June 2018. The Delft Design for Values Institute co-organized this event with the IEEE Standards Association. Some photos from the event and slides from some of the speakers.

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Bridging the Gap Between New Technology and Safety & Responsibility of Self-Driving Cars

June 11th, 2018|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Profiles of DDFV Researchers|

Self-driving cars are no longer science-fiction. Although many benefits are expected of automated driving systems (ADS), such as reducing congestion and less crashes, ethical concerns also arise. A responsible transition toward automated driving is desirable. In the project ‘Meaningful human control over automated driving systems’ dr. Filippo de Santoni de Sio contributes towards this transition by analyzing ethical issues concerning ADS.

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Sustainable Design of Oil Spaces – Upcoming Conference

June 10th, 2018|Categories: DDFV News|

The oil industry shapes the built environment of port cities and coastal areas. How can their design be made sustainable? This is one of the questions that DDFV board member Carola Heine addresses in her research. She is one of the organizers of the upcoming conference Viscous Space; [...]

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Autonomous Weapons and Design for Values; Prize for TU Delft Master Thesis

May 13th, 2018|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, DDFV News|

A master thesis written at Delft University of Technology on Agency perception and moral values related to Autonomous Weapons; An empirical study using the Value-Sensitive Design approach" recently received a prize.

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Mind of the Universe; Robots in Society: Blessing or Curse? – MOOC Starting April 30

April 21st, 2018|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Course announcement|

What you will learn: (1) The potential societal and ethical impacts of robot creation, (2) The principles that should be taken into consideration during the development of social and AI robots, (3) The choices that need to be made when developing social robots.

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Incorporating Ethical Considerations in Autonomous & Intelligent Systems (A/IS) – Policy & Industry Requirements (Panel Discussion)

April 21st, 2018|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Event announcement|

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly spreading in a range of application areas. It holds great promise to benefit society as well as business, but they also bring forth social, legal and ethical challenges. Join us at this symposium on Monday 11 June, co-organized with IEEE, to learn more about key trends in this area.

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