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What Artifical Intelligence can teach us about being human

The single-most fear human beings have of Artificial Intelligence is that one day, robots will outsmart us, turn against us, and destroy our world. The film industry has contributed immensely to cementing this fear and continues to exploit it with movies where the antagonist is an AI - whether a physical robot or a virtual … Continue reading What Artifical Intelligence can teach us about being human

“Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Marcus. Do bots really need a gender?”

Stereotypes – be it gender or race – simplify complex human beings into limited key defining traits, effectively determining and streamlining how we interact with one other. They are in fact such a persistent feature in society that it is not unsurprising to find these stereotypes – gender, in particular – still perpetuated in the … Continue reading “Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Marcus. Do bots really need a gender?”

9.9.2016 THE CODE GIRLS – LIVE

Wir freuen uns darauf, die Gründerinnen der Code Girls Leipzig Julia Hoffmann & Natalie Sontopski am 9. September begrüssen zu dürfen. Sie werden aus ihrem Erfolgsbuch “We Love Code! Das kleine 101 des Programmierens” präsentieren (Fun Facts & viele tolle GIFs) und danach mit euch diskutieren, wie auch Mädchen und Frauen die Programmierwelt rocken können … Continue reading 9.9.2016 THE CODE GIRLS – LIVE

Can women and girls rock digital tech? We believe they can

  On September 9th 2014, Apple CEO Tim Cook detailed the company’s latest breakthrough product, “Apple Health”. It was proudly paraded promising the most comprehensive digital tracking of an individual’s health and wellbeing. From monitoring sodium intake to recording sleep cycles, it was tipped as a world’s first in its absolute breadth of tracked health … Continue reading Can women and girls rock digital tech? We believe they can