Public engagement

AI and society: Exploring possible futures

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Public Engagement Manager
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AI and journalism: Journalist-in-residence program

During a three- to six-month residency, a science journalist will focus on how AI applications can be used meaningfully for good journalism. The selected journalist is free to choose their topic and question. The pilot program in 2021 featured Christina Elmer, deputy head of development at the weekly news magazine “Der Spiegel”. You can find the new call for applications here (in German).

Christina Elmer presented her work and research question on June 24 2021 at a public lecture. You can watch the entire event here https://youtu.be/yIOEkwaQdUA.

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Cyber Valley on the road

What is artificial intelligence (AI) and what is it exactly that scientists from Stuttgart and Tübingen are researching? How can society participate? And who makes the rules for the use of AI? We address questions like these in our free and bookable workshop and lecture program Cyber Valley on the road for interested citizen groups from the Stuttgart-Tübingen region. Invite our public engagement managers! 
To our workshop program

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AI office hours

Once a month, you have the opportunity to meet Cyber Valley researchers and ask your questions about artificial intelligence (AI) at our AI Office Hours. Scientists from various disciplines will provide insights into their research and potential areas of application. The AI office hours are a good way to get first-hand information in a comprehensible way. You don't need to have any prior knowledge about AI. 

Our next AI office hours:

Simply sign up and participate!

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“Direktdurchwahl”: Straight-talk about AI. The Cyber Valley podcast

This new podcast is all about straight-talk: people from the Stuttgart-Tübingen region are invited to say what they think of AI and confront Cyber Valley researchers with their perspectives. Then, interview guests from the scientific community talk about real challenges in AI research rather than presenting unrealistic visions of the future. What can AI do? What are currently the greatest opportunities and risks in research and development?

“Direktdurchwahl” is available on cyber-valley.de/podcast, as well as on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music/Audible, Google Podcasts, and YouTube.

If you have a topic suggestion or would like to be interviewed, please send us an email: public.engagement@cyber-valley.de!

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The emerging field of public engagement

Creating a professional code of conduct
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Communicating AI to the general public

AI Media Lab fellows present new ideas at Silbersalz Festival
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New podcast episode online

Special edition on the topic of AI and medicine released
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Newly established RHET AI Center to focus on the societal...

The center will explore ways of facilitating a well-informed public debate
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Public Engagement Events in Summer and Fall

Overview of current dialog formats
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Silbersalz AI Media Lab

Meet the participants
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“The diversity of perspectives is incredibly valuable”

Interview with Christina Elmer, Cyber Valley Journalist in Residence
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Your questions for artificial intelligence

Invitation to the survey of the “AI and Journalism” journalist in residence program
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New podcast online: AI in the world of work

The latest episode of the podcast “Direktdurchwahl” podcast is now available
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“I see myself as a moderator who organizes dialog”

Eight questions for Patrick Klügel, Cyber Valley Public Engagement Manager
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Ready, steady, go!

National AI competition enters new round
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Cyber Valley launches public engagement initiative

The research consortium’s “AI and Society – Exploring Possible Futures” activities are ...
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