The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium is hosting a Thinker-in-residence program on Social Values and Digital Innovation. The thinkers of 2019 will focus on science, policy and ethics: Jan Rabaey, Rinie van Est, and myself. The activities during the year will culminate in a symposium on December 4, at the Academy in Brussels. More information: https://www.kvab.be/en/denkersprogramma/digital-innovation
May 17 Olya Kudina will defend her fascinating PhD thesis on the technological mediation of morality – the first dissertation that resulted from the Vici project ‘Theorizing Technological Mediation’. How to understand value dynamism in relation to technological mediation? And what can it imply for responsible design?