The Mensch und Computer 2020 is happening in Magdeburg from the 6th until the 9th of September 2020 and will be an online conference! It is a yearly conference of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) and the German Usability Professionals Association (UPA). It is one of the leading events in the German speaking community and one of the biggest European conferences in the area of interaction between humans and machines, user-oriented development methods and interactive applications.
You can still register for this online conference. This year, the fee is 20 Euro.
I am very pleased to participate in the international working group on Critical Big Data Literacy (CBDL), supported by the Center of Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) in Bochum, in the next few days and I am looking forward to the exchange. With the question "From Critical Code Studies to Critical Big Data Studies?" I will establish a perspective, that is dedicated to the cultural as well as educational implications of big data and is dedicated to a (big) data literacy.
The interdisciplinary lecture series of the faculties of humanities and computer science, which takes place in the summer semester 2020, combines philosophical, cultural, educational and educational perspectives with positions from computer science and political science. The lectures are going to adress aspects of creating autonomy in the digital age against the background of freedom and control.
The lecture series takes place every Thursday from 5-7pm in lecture hall VI (building 44).
More information is available on the project page at autonomie.ovgu.de.