Social responsibility of computer scientists

Module Code
SK2017
Module Coordinators
Alexander Dworschak
Teachers
Christian Wenzel-Benner
Short Description

Microtargeting, credit scoring, removing journalists from events they are covering due to crimes they did not commit and killing humans based on metadata: computer science transforms society, radically. This module tackles current questions regarding the relationship of computer scientists and society.

Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
German
Total Effort
6 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
4
Method of Instruction

Seminaristischer Unterricht 4 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Prüfungsvorleistung: Regelmäßige (80%) und aktive Teilnahme an der Veranstaltung.

Prüfungsleistung: Schriftliche Ausarbeitung und Präsentation (Art und Umfang des Leistungsnachweises wird den Studierenden rechtzeitig und in geeigneter Weise zu Beginn der Veranstaltung bekannt gegeben)

Availability
Yearly
References
  • Dietmar Hübner: Einführung in die philosophische Ethik, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014
  • Online-Videovorlesung von Prof. Dietmar Hübner (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLDsGZDNnTvDPD6vmIkAfPUjboy94YQzq)