Dr. Philipp Jordan Talk’s Video

For those who may have missed the first lecture in our Sci-Fi lecture series this semester. Here you can find the the recorded video of it. Dr Philipp Jordan explains his research approach to Past Intersections and Future Opportunities for Science Fiction for Computer Science Research and Education.

Talk of Yu-Ting Cheng on “Exploring Roles of Sci-fi Voice Agents”

Sci-fi is not only based on fantasy, but is also a social reflection on technology, which in turn can inspire design researchers to understand and speculate on the complexity of VCAs. To broaden the scope in designing different relationships, Yu-Ting Cheng will share in her talk how they have drawn design insights from their film…
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Minutes of the “Smell, Taste and Temperature Interfaces Workshop” at CHI 2021

Minutes by Jenny Berkholz Smell, Taste and Temperature Interfaces Workshop, CHI Conference 2021 Date: 06.05.21 to 08.05.21, from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. each day. Online event, Zoom conference 41 participants Workshop homepage: The workshop days will follow the same pattern: First the welcome, followed by the “Provocation Talks” and a discussion. After this…
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Talk of Dr. Philipp Jordan on “Past Intersections and Future Opportunities für Science Fiction for Computer Science Research and Education”

The Human-Centered AI group of the chair of Consumer Informatics is once again hosting a keynote series. The theme of this series is “Science Fiction and the Future of AI”. Our first speaker “Dr. Philipp Jordan” will talk about “Past Intersections and future opportunities of science fiction for computer science research and education”. Philipp Jordan…
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„I Don’t Know, Is AI Also Used in Airbags?

New publication by Fatemeh Alizadeh, Gunnar Stevens and Margarita Esau on contemporary consumer perceptions of artificial intelligence in i-com. Abstract: In 1991, researchers at the center for the Learning Sciences of Carnegie Mellon University were confronted with the confusing question of “where is AI?” from users, who were interacting with artificial intelligence (AI) but did…
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New association Lebensmittel-Teilen e.V. founded in Siegen

From end consumer to prosumer: The newly founded Lebensmittel-Teilen e.V. supports community gardens and local production, cooking get-togethers, nutrition education and ensures that food is saved from the garbage can and redistributed.

Institute for Digital Consumption at the Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

The Institute for Digital Consumption (IVI) of H-BRS supports teaching and research at the intersection of consumer sciences and business informatics.

Talk of Assistant Prof. Motahhare Eslami on „Responsible AI: Supporting (Enough) Transparency and Bias-Awareness in AI Systems“

AI systems offer a promise to improve decision making where people must account for an overwhelming number of potentially contributing factors. This could be from determining what we read in our social media feeds to helping judges making pretrial bail decisions.  The power of these systems, along with their opacity and potential biases, can cause…
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Whose emotions are the second-ordered artificial emotions?

On the 9th of December, the group of consumer informatics hosted assistant professor Minha Lee for her keynote talk on “Whose emotions are the second-order artificial emotions?”. In her research on a chatbot called Vincent, Minha worked on agents’ stories and their potential to generate never-ending emotional loops. Here is the recorded video of her…
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Publication of “Data Science Canvas: Evaluation of a Tool to Manage Data Science Projects” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)

Our group recently published the Research Paper “Data Science Canvas: Evaluation of a Tool to Manage Data Science Projects” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS): The Research Paper “Data Science Canvas: Evaluation of a Tool to Manage Data Science Projects” was written by Thomas Neifer, Dennis Lawo and Margarita Esau – Data emerged…
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