Cultural sensitivity will help, not only to avoid mismatches between designs and intended users, but it will also prove a great source of inspiration and opportunities for new product design. This course will show you how to do culture sensitive design!
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.
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, [...]
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.
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.
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; [...]
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.
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.