Think before you code.

Discussing the impact of AI & digital technologies on our society

News

   

Conscious Coders is co-hosting a Workshop at KI 2019 in Kassel

AI can be used in armed forces for many areas and is presented as central for the winning of future wars. Particularly problematic would be the use for selection and[…]

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“AI: Trust as a Challenge of the Digital Age” – ConsiousCoders at the UN in Geneva

A delegation of ConsciousCoders hosted a side event at the Group of Governmental Experts on Emerging Technologies in the Area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems at the United Nations in[…]

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Audience Award at Z2X Festival of Visionaries in Berlin

After being nominated by a jury, we received the audience award at the Z2X festival of visionaries in Berlin for our workshop on data. More info: z2x-festival-2019-gewinner  

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Topic Groups

ConsciousCoders is designed as an open Think Tank. A platform to work on topics regarding the impact of AI and digital technologies on our society and to present their findings to the community.

Here you find our current Topic Groups.
Digital Democracy

“We propose a research project that aims at finding solutions that enhance a pluralistic discourse within digital space”

Environment

“We try to explore both negative and positive aspects of possible future scenarios for the environment”

Fairness

“How can we translate concepts of fairness and non-discrimination into formulations that machines can understand”

Healthcare

“Digitization is a major factor for increasing quality and efficiency in the healthcare sector.”

Formats

CONSCIOUSCODERS.workshop

In our workshops students and young professionals identify current challenges and explore solution approaches in a hands-on manner.

The workshops include preparation, inspiring keynote speeches and thematic deep dives in working groups.
CONSCIOUSCODERS.magazine

To include the interested public into the discussion, the our community publishes their findings in the cc magazine.

Experts, critics and others will have the chance to share their thoughts on controversial topics.
CONSCIOUSCODERS.meetup

Our Topic Groups present their work to the public and external experts give insights into their field.

We want to foster discussion and interaction of developers as experts of the technology with decision-makers and the interested society.
CONSCIOUSCODERS.blog

Our aim is to offer our community insights to our work, overviews on current technology and controversial aspects we believe should be considered.

The blog also offers a way to express personal opinions for the community of ConsciousCoders.
Mission

Our Mission is…

to foster discussion and interaction between developers as experts of digital technology with decision-makers and the interested society. to scientifically address chances und challenges concerning artificial intelligence. to provide an open platform for working on ideas and projects in interdisciplinary teams.
Vision

Our Vision is…

a beneficial and sustainable use of digital technologies for the society and the environment. a profound understanding of emerging technologies throughout the whole society. critical developers who review their work against ethical questions and are aware of their responsibility.
Values

Our Values are…

to provide a honest and inclusive culture always open for new ideas and opinions collaborative and output-oriented work with high quality economic independence and political, religious and ideological neutrality

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Team

Louis Longin

Philosophy

LMU Munich

Michel Hohendanner

Advanced Design

Hochschule München

Annabelle Bockwoldt

Media Informatics Technology Management

LMU, TU Munich, CDTM

Teodora Pandeva

Data Science

LMU Munich

Julius Morandell

Politics & Technology

TU Munich

Catherine Chen

Computer Science

Princeton University

Gunnar König

Data Science

LMU Munich

Eva Mayer

Computer Science

TU Munich

Robert Walter

Mechanical Engineering,Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence

TU Munich

Chiara Ullstein

Politics & Technology

TU Munich

Alexander Ladwein

Electrical and Computer Engineering

TU Munich

Lukas Pöhler

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Politics & Technology

TU Munich

Our Supporters

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