Debating Europe: Does digitalisation threaten democracy?
Whether on smartphones, in the car or at work: man and machine are in a very close relationship – and often the machine is controlled by artificial intelligence. Our lives can be simplified and improved. Artificial intelligence can also influence opinions, manipulate elections and direct political decisions. Cybersecurity is becoming an ever-growing topic. How does artificial intelligence affect the coexistence? What are the pitfalls and which new opportunities are opening up? Which challenges arise for politics and citizens?
Discussion with Martina Mara (Key Researcher / RoboPsychology, Ars Electronica Futurelab Linz), Thomas Ramge (Technology Correspondent of the business magazine brand eins), Mario Kunasek (Austrian federal minister for national defense) and others.
Moderation: Eric Frey (Der Standard)
Entrance fee: EUR 7,–
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This series of public morning debates is a long-standing event, a collaborative production of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Burgtheater, ERSTE Foundation and Austrian daily Der Standard and radio Ö1. It brings leading politicians, scientists and intellectuals on to the stage of Vienna’s Burgtheater to discuss topical issues of political and social relevance.